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Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2017

March can be a crazy month—from March Madness, to welcoming spring, and then of course, St. Patrick’s Day, there is a lot going on! With St. Patrick’s Day being one of the more rowdy celebrations in the city, it’s important to know what’s happening around town.

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We have compiled a guide for all of you procrastinators, who need help finding places to brunch, drink green beer, and celebrate the patron saint of Ireland!


Kanela Streeterville

Kanela Breakfast Club
In celebration of St. Patrick, Kanela Breakfast Club is offering complimentary Loukoumades (i.e. Greek doughnuts with lemon honey syrup and walnuts) if you come in wearing green. Since we’re all wearing green so we don’t get pinched anyway, we may as well benefit from donning the color! Plus, this brunch is Bitch-approved! Read our review of Kanela here, and for more information, click here.

Nothing like some corned beef hash, bacon, and beer to really make you feel Irish for a day, right? Steakbar on Wells Street is offering $25 tickets that include four drink tickets, and a tricked out breakfast buffet. Tickets are still available, but just a few! For more information, click here.

What’s more fun than an arcade with a massive breakfast buffet? Nothing, we say! Replay in Lincoln Park will be hosting a huge party that will make your friends green with envy. The buffet will include scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, Bloody Marys, screwdrivers, and green beer. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased, here.

Parlor Pizza Brunch

Parlor Pizza West Loop
From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. join the festivities at Parlor Pizza in West Loop for margherita and marinara pizza, hummus, and fries! While the General Admission tickets are sold out, try gathering a group of friends for the VIP Booths, or the Hip Hop DJ tables! Shots are included. To read our review, click here. For more information, click here.

From 9 a.m. till 12 p.m. drink, eat, and be merry at Kirkwood’s Bar on Sheffield in Lakeview! For a $20 ticket, you will have access to the brunch buffet, stocked with scrambled eggs, tater tots, corned beef sandwiches, and four premium drink tickets. Tickets are running low so grab yours now! Click here for more information.

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Head to the parade in good spirits by starting off at Commonwealth! From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. enjoy an Irish-American breakfast full of Guinness, green beer, Bloody Marys and mimosas. Tickets are $25 and only a few are still available! To buy tickets and for more information, click here.

Bars & Booze & More

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On Saturday, March 11th and on Friday, March 17th, head to aliveOne for $4 and $12 drink specials including green beer, baby Guinness shots, Lucky Tart Shots, and more! For more information, click here.

Brando’s Speakeasy
Centrally located near the St. Patrick’s Day Parade route, Brando’s Speakeasy is celebrating with a party sponsored by Dreamboys Chicago. From 50 cent Jell-O shots to $2 green beers, there are plenty of spoils to go around. Plus, Jameson Irish Whiskey reps will be there handing out samples and swag. For more information, click here.

Located in the heart of the Six Corners in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, Estelle’s is offering drink specials including Murphy’s Irish Stout tall boys, shots of Jameson, and more on both Saturday, March 11th and Friday, March 17th. For more information, click here.

St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl
You know what’s better than one bar on St. Patrick’s Day? Several bars! Join the St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl on March 11th and/or March 17th with your friends and head to a variety of Wrigleyville bars to drink away the day. Tickets are limited, so grab yours with your friends soon! For more information, and tickets, click here.


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