- Mike Pfeiffer
Beacon Park: Features heated tent, food trucks, DJ, lawn games, crafts, and more. Starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16; 1903 Grand River Ave., Detroit; no cover.
Big League Brews: 101.1 The WRIF live broadcast, live DJs, morning Tullamore Dew toast, 25-cent green beer specials starting at 7 a.m., and an Irish-themed food menu. Starts at 7 a.m.; 20428 Ecorse Rd., Taylor; 313-406-6931; No cover.
The Blarney Stone: Starts at 7 a.m.; 27253 Woodward Ave., Berkley; 248-541-1881; blarneystonepub.com; no cover.
Briggs Detroit: $5 Irish Long Islands and $10 pitchers of green beer. Starts at 11 a.m.; 519 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit; no cover.
Circ Bar: Free Irish-inspired buffet, music from Y-Town Hoolies and the Kelsey's, DJs, Irish dancers, and drink specials. Starts at 7 a.m.; 210 S. First St., FL 2, Ann Arbor; 734-277-3656; thecircbar.com; $5 cover.
CK Diggs: Traditional Irish favorites on the menu and massive beer list. Starts at noon; 2010 W. Auburn Rd., Rochester Hills; 248-853-6600.
Claddagh Irish Pub: House DJ, and Ken Mack, Jim Perkins, and bagpipers. Starts at 8 a.m.; 17800 Haggerty Rd., Livonia; 734-542-8141; claddaghirishpubs.com/livonia; No cover.
Conor O'Neill's Traditional Irish Pub: Live music, Irish dancers, bagpipes, and shot specials. Starts at 7 a.m., 318 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; 734-665-2968; conoroneills.com/annarbor; No cover.
Corner Brewery: Irish dancing on Sat. at 2 p.m. Live music with Ghost City Searchlight starts at 7 p.m. Irish food and drink specials all weekend. Starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 and 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 17; 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti; 734-480-2739; arborbrewing.com; no cover.
Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse: Features a "roll the dice challenge," and a beer garden tent. Starts at noon on Saturday, March 16; 307 N. River St., Ypsilanti; 734-249-8993; cultivateypsi.com; no cover.
Danny's Irish Pub: Irish-inspired food menu. Starts at 7 a.m.; 22824 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-546-8331; no cover.
Detroit Fleat: Live music from Black Tie Circus and the DownRiver Dan, food trucks, beer tent, and more. March 16 & 17. Starts at 11 a.m.; 1820 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-607-7611; detroitfleat.com; no cover.
Deluxx Fluxx: Special blacklight bingo. Starts at 7 p.m.; 1274 Library St., Detroit; deluxxfluxx.com; no cover.
Detroit Irish Fest: Heated tent, live music, games, and more. Starts at 9 a.m.; 700 Randolph St., Detroit; detroitirishfest.com; $10-$20.
Dooley's Tavern: 94.7 WCSX broadcast with Uncle Buck, DJs all day, bagpipers, Irish menu, and green beer. Starts at 7 a.m.; 51748 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Twp.; 586-323-3501;dooleysirish.com; No cover.
El Charro: The local chain's famous "Puffy" tacos will turn green for one day only. Opens at 11 a.m.; 16720 E. 14 Mile Rd., Fraser, 3651 Rochester Rd., Troy, 21519 21 Mile Rd., Macomb, and 24401 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores; elcharrousa.com.
Exodos: Indoor and outdoor heated area features entertainment by DJ Mix, Prevu, Nass, and more. Starts at 10 a.m.; 529 Monroe Ave., Detroit; 313-962-1300; exodosrooftop.com.
Farmington Brewing Co.: Irish dinner on Saturday from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. including Reuben sandwiches, green mac & cheese, and more. Brunch served on Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. as welll as the release of several Irish beers. Starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17; 33336 Grand River Ave. Farmington; 248-957-9543; fbcbrewing.com; Tickets are $12 for brunch.
Frame: Chef Kieron Hales St. Patrick's Day "Pie and Mash" residency. Full dinner service. Seatings begin at noon on Saturday, March 16; 23893 John R. Rd., Hazel Park; framehazelpark.com; $25 per person, tickets sold only in pairs.
The Grotto: Themed party with a performance by Irish pub rock outfit, the Glen Leven Band. Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.and Sunday, March 17; 303 S. Ashley St., Ann Arbor; 734-369-4212; thegrottobar.com; no cover.
Hamlin Corner and Strata: Two venues, food, green beer, beer bongs, giant jenga, Hookah, and live DJs. Starts at 11 a.m., Strata opens at 2 p.m.; 386 N. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-556-5428; hamlinpubs.com; $10 cover.
Hennessey's Pub + Kitchen: Live music, DJs, 93.1 Nash broadcast, Irish menu, green beer. Starts 7 a.m.; 42012 Hayes Rd., Charter Twp., 586-286-0008; hennesseyspubkitchen.com; no cover.
HopCat: Drink specials all weekend with Odd Sides Ales Green Beer on tap as well as a special food menu which includes Reuben Rolls. Starts at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15-Sunday, March 17; 4265 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-769-8828; hopcat.com/detroit; no cover.
Irish Gaelic League: St. Patrick's Day celebration features live music by Devils Dew and MSpillin. Music starts at noon; 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-964-8700; gaelicleagueofdetroit.org; no cover.
John Cowley & Sons: Breakfast and live music from the Shawn Riley Band. Starts 8 a.m.; 33338 Grand River Ave., Farmington; 248-474-5941; johncowleys.com; no cover.
Kapone's Sports Tavern: Live music, corned beef dinners, and Crown Royal samples. Starts at 7 a.m.; 24301 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores; 586-200-5242; kaponesbar.com; no cover.
Kuhnhenn Brewery: Free breakfast for the first 200 people, special beers, and more. Open at 7 a.m.; 5919 Chicago Rd., Warren; 586-983-8362 and 36000 Groesbeck Hwy., Clinton Twp., 586-231-0249; kbrewery.com; no cover.
Madison's: Live DJs, drink specials, and Irish fare. Starts at 7 a.m.; 15 N. Walnut St., Mount Clemens; 586-468-7777; madisonpubmtclemens.com; no cover.
Mangan's Irish Hut: All day Irish sing-along, corned beef, live music, and more. Starts at noon; 49 N Rose St., Mount Clemens; 586-468-5105; mangansirishhut.com.
Market Center Park: Downriver's largest St. Patrick's Day party. Heated tents, live music, and more. Starts at noon; 13545 Eureka Rd., Southgate; $5.
McShane's Irish Pub: Live music from Bobby McManus, green beer, Irish menu, and more.Starts at 11 a.m.; 1460 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-961-1960; mcshanespub.com; no cover.
- Dontae Rockymore
The Morrie: Live music from the Randy Brock Group, Good Gravy, Jeremy St. John, Jon Fett Quartet, and more. Starts at 9 p.m. on Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17; 511 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-216-1112; $5 cover.
MotorCity Casino Hotel: Music from the Codgers at the Chromatics Lounge. Starts at 3:30 p.m.; 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit; 866-782-9622; motorcitycasino.com.
Mr. B's Gastropub: Irish-inspired food and drink specials. Opens at noon; 215 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-399-0017; mrbspub.com.
Nemo's: Live music, outdoor heated tents. Starts at 9 a.m.; 1384 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-965-3180; nemosdetroit.com; $5 cover.
O'Connor's Public House: 5,000-square-foot party tent, two music stages, games, prizes, and more. Free Irish buffet from 7 a.m.-9 a.m. First 1,000 people receive commemorative engraved Guinness glass. Starts at 7 a.m.. 324 S. Main St., Rochester; 248-608-2537; oconnorsrochester.com; $15 cover.
Old Shillelagh: Music by Black Mist, Ghost City Searchlight, and Stone Clover. Drink specials and heated outdoor spaces. Starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 and 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 17; 349 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-964-0007; oldshillelagh.com; Cover is $20.
O'Mara's: Live music from Blackthorn, Madigan's Attic, the Barley Brothers, and Crossbow. Starts at 8 a.m., 2555 W. 12 Mile Rd., Berkley; 248-399-6750; omaras.net; $5 cover.
O'Toole's: Festivities include an Irish menu and drink specials. Friday, March 15–Sunday, March 17. Open 9 a.m.; 205 W. Fifth Ave., Royal Oak; 248-591-9226; otoolespubs.com; no cover Friday and Saturday, $5 cover Sunday.
Otus Supply: Music by Rootstand, Leaving Lifted, and Royal Grand. Starts at 5 p.m.; 345 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248- 291-6160; otussupply.com; Tickets are $10-$15.
Outer Limits Lounge: Music by Yowes o'Gowrie, Andrew Hecker, and Josh Bud of Eroders. Corned Beef dinner and vegetarian shepherd's pie will also be served. Starts at 7 p.m., 5507 Caniff St,. Detroit; 313-826-0456; no cover.
Pat O'brien's Irish Pub: Music by the Barley Brothers, Bob Monteleone. Starts at 7 a.m.; 22385 E. 10 Mile Rd., St. Clair Shores; 586-771-5715; putpatsinstpats.com; $10 cover starting at 11 a.m.
Patrick J's Irish Pub: Live music, green beer, and more. Starts at 7 a.m.; 3052 12 Mile Rd., Berkley; 248-268-3909; patrickjsirishpub.com;
Public House: Craft beers, punk rock on vinyl. Opens at 10 am.; 241 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-850-7420; publichouseferndale.com; No cover.
Roadrunner Tavern: Special Irish menu, live DJs, green beer, giveaways, and a heated outdoor tent. Starts at 7 a.m.; 16091 1o Mile Rd., Eastpointe; 586-204-3093; Facebook.com/RoadrunnerTav; No cover.
Rosie O'Grady's: DJs, live music, heated tent, 105.1 The Bounce broadcast, and more. Starts at 8 a.m.; 279 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, 248-591-9163 and 30400 23 Mile Rd., Chesterfield; 586-421-1962; rosieogradysirishpub.com; no cover.
Royal Oak Brewery: $4 pints, $4 breakfast burritos, and the release of Stone Clover Stout. Starts at 8 a.m.; 215 Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-544-1141; royaloakbrewery.com
Second Best: Food and drink specials. Outdoor heated tent. Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m.; 42 Watson St., Detroit; no cover.
Small's: Supersuckers perform 30th anniversary show with special guests the Beggars. Doors open at 7 p.m.; 10339 Conant St., Hamtramck; 313-873-1117; smallsbardetroit.com; Tickets are $15.
Three Blind Mice: Breakfast buffet, heated tents, live music by Doin' Time, Alexandria, N'Transit Band, Stereo Kings, and Cosmic Groove with DJs, bagpipers, and corned beef sandwiches. Starts at 7 a.m.; 101 N. Main St., Mount Clemens; 586-961-6371; threeblindmiceirishpub.com; no cover.
Vintage House: Party features a menu with corned beef and Irish fare, heated tents, and live music, DJs, Irish dancers, and more. Starts at 7 a.m.; 31816 Utica Rd., Fraser; 586-415-5678; vintagestpats.com; no cover until noon, $10 from 3 p.m. to close.
Youngers Irish Tavern: Live DJs and drink specials. Starts at 8 a.m.; 120 S. Main St., Romeo; 586-752-4400;youngerstavern.com; No cover until noon.
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