What To Do In Adelaide This St Patrick’s Day (Besides Vote)

Living in a state that loves to party and drink as much as the Irish has its benefits. There’s plenty of fun to be had this St Patrick’s Day whether you’re of Irish kin or just making the most of Mad March.


Living in a state that loves to party and drink as much as the Irish has its benefits. There’s plenty of fun to be had this St Patrick’s Day whether you’re of Irish kin or just making the most of Mad March.

Here’s some of the options you’ll have on offer (when you’re not voting of course – it’s also State Election Day). Now don’t forget, it’s also the last weekend of Adelaide Fringe – so make the most of it!

St Patrick’s Day at Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval is turning green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in conjunction with the Irish Australian Association. Celebrate from 10am until late at Telstra Plaza, Adelaide Oval. Entry is FREE! Come and revel in Irish festivities on the Telstra Plaza where there will be food and drinks, free entry, live music and entertainment all day. Read more details in our story here.

St. Patrick’s Day at Lady Burra

Just like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, this Saturday Lady Burra are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with loads of specials all day! With $8 pints of Irish Red Ale + their new Nitro Stout, Jameson Whiskey specials (for the truly Irish), Slow-cooked beef, nitro stout & potato pot pie, and potato, gorgonzola & truffle oil pizza special. So eat and drink like the Irish this Saturday! Bookings are advisable: 8231 8928.

St. Patrick’s Day at 55ml

Singing, dancing & a pint or two – the Irish always know how to party & celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, at 55ml is no exception. For the second year in a row 55ml will be closing down the street with free entry to Partaaay! There will be Live Irish Music from 2pm-late including The FinnsBronte McCallum, Runebelly Rattle & many more. Cafe Troppo will provide the Irish eats of delicious Taters, Docs & Pies. You might even share a few sip specials, build on your Guinness fitness, score a bottle of Jameson for best dressed or even a póg from Shane MacGowan . . . Only luck will tell. 🍀

St Patrick’s Day at Mick O’Shea’s Irish Pub

The best celebration in Southern Adelaide on St Patrick’s Day is at Mick O’Shea’s! This is a day not to be missed on their annual calendar, and this year is set to be even bigger and better!  Opening early from 10am and with extended capacity and an outdoor food and bar service directly in the pavilion. Lounge on the grass seating and enjoy live entertainment – both Irish and contemporary all day.  Booking highly recommended for lunch and dinner and will only be taken inside so get in early. PLUS they have limited accommodation on site available, so make a weekend of it! Call 83846944 to book.

Entertainment Schedule
1130am-1230pm Celtic Connection
1230pm-130pm Enuf Said Trio
130pm-2pm Celtic Connection
2pm-230pm Irish Dancers
230pm-330pm Enuf Said Trio
330pm-4pm Southern Pipes & Drums
4pm-430pm Irish Dancers
430pm-530pm Enuf Said Trio
530pm-630pm Celtic Connection
630pm-730pm Rushmore
730pm-8pm Southern Pipes & Drums
8pm-1030pm Rushmore

St. Patrick’s Day at The Bartley

Irish food, beers & whiskey will be on offer from midday to midnight.

St. Patrick’s Day at The Cove, Hallett Cove

Celebrate the luck of the Irish at The Cove this St. Patrick’s Day. They’ll have Irish food, Irish beer & Irish Whiskey available all day!

St Patricks Day with Mixed Grill at the Dockside Tavern, Port Adelaide

The boys from Mixed Grill are bringing the luck of the Irish with them this Saturday night for St Patricks Day!  They always put on an absolute powerhouse of a show and we can’t wait to jig the night away with you all! They’ll be on at 7pm.

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations at the City of Playford, Grenville Community Connections Hub

Inisheer and Shenanigans folk groups are combining to bring you a great evening of music, singing, dancing and featuring the fabulous Adelaide Academy of Irish Dancing. $8.00 @ the door. For more information please ring Maureen 8284 4291. BYO supper, tea and coffee facilities available.

St Patrick’s Day @ The Blackies, One Tree Hill

Inesheer playing live from 6-10pm. Plenty of Craic. Irish food, giveaways. Supported by Guinness. Bookings essential on 8280 7666.

St. Patrick’s Day: Swing into Awareness 4 Kidz of Chiari, The Valley Inn

Come enjoy a family friendly day of festivities this Saint Patrick’s Day at The Valley Inn! Live bands performing, a silent auction, lots of kids entertainment, all for the price of a gold coin donation! Live performances by Perfect Strangers, Hoggy’s Barrow & Honey Trap. Latest kids movie being shown by RoadMovie Mobile Cinema (T.B.A). Come and dance the night away with a few drinks and great music from 4pm until late.

St Patrick’s Day at the Village Tavern

The Village is turning green for St Patrick’s Day! The family friendly day will have food specials all day, $7 Guinness, $7 Kilkenny & Jamieson plus live music with Marcus Ryan Duo!

St. Patrick’s Day with Gallowglass at the Hilton RSL

Come Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at this family friendly event, with a mixture of traditional and modern Irish music by the talented group of “GALLOWGLASS”. ENTRY $5 which includes a lunch of Irish Stew. Club Opens at 11am, Gallowglass plays at 1pm.

St Patrick’s Day at Blue Pepper Restaurant, Christies Beach

A Mexican/Irish mash-up! Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at Blue Pepper. There’ll be plenty of green stuff, entertainment and that beloved Irish beverage called Guinness! See you there.

St Patrick’s day on the HandleBar

From 10am Saturday, $32/seat (Book 8 seats and automatically receive 25% off your ticket price!)

St Patricks Day at the Lakes Hotel, West Lakes

With lots happening at the Lakes Hotel for St Pat’s Day, enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at KNOTS Kitchen, with their Buffet Breakfast 6.30am until 11.00am, Lunch 12pm – 2.00pm & Dinner 5.30pm – 9.00pm (Booking Essential).$6 Pints all day* (9am – 6pm) – some exclusions apply. Their signature restaurant Crusoe’s will be open for Dinner from 5.30pm. In addition to this, their newly renovated Lakes Bar offers an extensive ‘Kiosk Menu’ available all day, with a wide selection ranging from Oysters, Burgers, Schnitzels to the popular ‘Nourish Bowl’ favourite from Knots Kitchen. LIVE Music with ‘Double Vision’ performing Live from 9pm in the Lakes Bar. Sure to play some favourite hits from everyone’s favourite Irish Rock Band U2. Private Booths available – Enquire on 8356 4444.

St Patrick’s Day at The Gully

Be at The Gully on March 17 for St Patrick’s Day! They’ll have Irish food, Irish whiskey & Irish beer throughout.

St Patrick’s Day at The Overway Hotel, Gawler

Another St Paddys Day is upon us and a fab one it will be again. Guinness will be on special, Irish food, LIVE Irish music from 4pm

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