10 Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Washington State

What better place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than in a state known for its lush green landscapes and coastal regions? Washington is home to several parades and public places that commemorate all things Irish. Get your green on in style this year! Here are the best celebrations in Washington. 

TK Irish Pub, Puyallup, WA

TK Irish Pub is no common place. This fun-filled pub has six big screen TVs where you can watch your favorite sporting event while sipping on a cold one. Authentic Irish food is only part of the way you can celebrate your favorite holiday. Happy Hours has savings on all pub food, beer, ales, and wine. Check out their version of a Rueben sandwich called the Irish Flu Shot. 

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Paddy Coynes Irish Pub, Bellevue, WA

Stop by Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub for a great time with friends celebrating a bit of Ireland in downtown Bellevue. You won’t have any problem finding your favorite drink except for choosing among the whiskeys and beers available. And the food is traditional Irish all the way with American favorites thrown in for good measure. 

Kells Irish Restaurant & Bar, Seattle, WA

Good food, good drink, and good music. What else do you need to have a grand celebration on St. Paddy’s Day? Or any day, for that matter. You’ll feel like you traveled across The Pond to the Emerald Isle. Enjoy live music every night and special events during the annual St. Patrick’s Irish Festival that’s been going on for nearly 40 years. 

O’Blarney’s, Centralia and Olympia, WA

Between O'Blarney's Irish Pub in Olympia and O'Blarney's at the Gibson House in Centralia, you will have plenty of excellent opportunities for fun on St. Patrick's Day. O’Blarney’s offers a great Irish atmosphere where you can get your Irish on any time of year. St. Patrick’s Day is especially fun with traditional Irish food like shepard’s pie that pairs well with a cold pint of Guinness. Eat, drink, and be merry with your friends at one of the coolest Irish pubs in the area. 

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Shawn O’Donnell’s, Fremont and Everett, WA

This unique American/Irish pub combines the best of both worlds. Practicing environmentally sensitive practices like composing plastics and using locally-sourced products, you can always count on great live music to accompany your favorite pint. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations include a week’s worth of drink and food specials that will definitely make your Irish eyes smile.

Flanagan’s Craft Pub, Puyallup, WA

A top o’ the mornin’ to you when you choose to visit Flanagan’s Craft Pub. A true Irish establishment, Flanagan’s offers 26 on tap beers and many more available on a rotation basis. Bartenders and servers alike are friendly and helpful in picking out the perfect food or drink. That’s why there’s a lot of community loyalty here at this unique little bar. 

JJ Mahoney’s Irish Pub, Redmond, WA

Known as the friendliest pub in town, JJ Mahoney’s Irish Pub has familiar Irish fare and if you aspire to be Irish, this is the place where you can come closer to your dream. There’s always plenty of beer and a cold Guinness waiting for you, so top off your ale or hoist a toast to whatever makes you smile. 

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Galway Bay Irish Pub, Ocean Shores, WA

Everyone who visits Galway Bay Irish Pub is a Galway girl or boy. This is just what you need to get your Irish on. You’ll get authentic Irish fare served with colcannon and soda bread and drink that will transport you to another place. Check out their Celtic gift shop where you can get a Smokin’ Paddy O’ for a great smoke. 

Seattle St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Seattle, WA

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and Seattle is a great place to celebrate all things Irish. Besides Celtic-themed participants, traditional dress, and lively music, this annual four-mile parade has been painting the town green as the largest Irish celebration in the Pacific Northwest for nearly half a century. Located near Pike’s Market, the parade starts with the raising of the Irish flag and ends with a popular St. Patrick’s Day Dash to the Irish Beer Garden at the Seattle Center. There’s a shorter version for kids called the Leprechaun Lap.

Uisce Irish Pub, Bellingham, WA

See how St. Patrick’s Day is meant to be celebrated at Uisce Irish Pub in Bellingham. Irish dancers, bagpipes and other live music, and specials on Irish food and drinks are part of the fun, so bring your friends and prepare to get your green on. 

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