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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tempe

If you are ready to live it up like a leprechaun and drink Guinness until you actually believe you’re Irish, then this St. Patrick’s Day, you’re in luck. Tempe has everything from entertainment, to great food and drink specials that get you feeling like you’re St. Patrick himself! Check out these close by locations in order to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tempe. Just remember to have fun, and be responsible — use a cab or public transportation to get around.

*If you have any questions about these events or the safety protocols that are in place, please reach out to each venue directly.

St. Patrick’s Day at Four Peaks Brewing Co.

1340 E. 8th St. #104, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 303-9967

The 24-year old tradition continues! The Four Peaks Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration returns with all the food, music, and beer that fans of the Emerald Isle have come to expect at Four Peaks.

What to expect:

  • The pub will open at 9 a.m. with the sweet sounds of bagpipers and special Irish-themed menus.
  • Be one of the first 40 people to RSVP and you’ll get this year’s commemorative T-shirt.
  • Irish dishes will be available, including Corned Beef and Hash, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers & Mash, Irish Beef Stew and more.
  • Four Peaks brewers have created a few special brews this year, including green and gold glitter beer and their first-ever blonde stout.

    Additional drink specials include:
    Year-round Beers – $5 all day
    Authentic Irish Coffee – $6 (hot or iced)
    Car Bombs – $7
    Liquid Clover Shot – $5
    Green Mimosa – $4
    Shamrock Shot – $3
    Girl Scout Shot – $5

Can’t party at the pub? Celebrate St. Paddy’s at home! Enjoy full Irish-themed meals to pick up on the big day and enjoy at your leisure. Check out their website for available menu items. Meals are $40 each and will be available to preorder beginning Wednesday, March 10 at fourpeaksgrub.com. Pickup begins at 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.

Casey Moore’s Oyster House

850 S. Ash Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-9935

Casey Moore’s is one of the most famous Irish pubs in and around Arizona. It’s a great place with an inviting cozy patio, tucked away in a cool neighborhood and it’s rumored to be haunted. True to its name, Casey Moore’s is known for its oysters, but there are lots of other delicious items on the menu like crab cakes and fish ‘n’ chips. The bar looks and feels like a true Irish pub and has a huge selection of draught beers, bottled beer, whiskeys and spirits.

Pedal Haus Brewery 

730 S. Mill Ave. #102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 314-2337 

Pedal Haus Brewery will have live music, happy hour prices and plenty of St. Patrick’s Day-themed drink specials such as $4 Green Day Drink Light Lagers, $4 Pedal Haus Nitro Irish Stouts, $4 shots of Jameson and $4 Green Tea Shots. It’ll be a great day for drinking beer while enjoying the warm weather and their huge patio. 

Pedal Haus Brewery

Alter Ego

108 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (602) 612-7871 

On Wednesday, March 17: Voted Best Hotel Restaurant by Phoenix New Times, Alter Ego is bringing their approach to Irish flare to Tempe. Offering a delectable meal featuring Slow Braised Corned Brisket, Sea Water New Potatoes, Herb Poached Baby Cabbage and Spiked Lemon Carrots for $21 per person plus tax and gratuity. Enjoy their featured cocktail, the St. Paddy’s Pleasure, a basil whiskey sour featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey.  

AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe

100 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 642-6140

AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe is offering St. Patrick’s Day deals all week long through March 17th. Visit their hotel lounge from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. for special offers including $3 Green Beer, $7 anything Jameson and $7 Irish Coffee. 

Mill Cue Club – Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

607 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-0068

Get lucky with your friends on the biggest St. Patrick’s Day party of the year! Mill Cue Club hosts the Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl on March 14th from 4 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. 

Your Ticket Includes:

  • 1-2 Complimentary Drinks and Items
  • Custom Lucky Badge & Lanyard
  • Drink Specials Exclusive
  • Food Specials at Select Locations
  • Free Cover with your Lucky Badge
  • Professional Photographers
  • Exclusive Access to the Crawl Map
  • $500 Costume Contest

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

414 S. Mill Ave. Suite 115, Tempe, AZ 85281 |  (480) 968-8226

Get lucky with the Fuzzy Leprechaun margarita at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop. This drink of the month includes Fuzzy Driver mixed with Blue Curacao and Peach Schnapps.

Fate Brewing Company

201 E., Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a day early at Fate Brewing Company by creating your own floral masterpiece on March 16th! Fate Brewing Company is collaborating with Sip ‘N Bloom for a DIY floral design workshop. Floral kits will be available to design in-person or at-home (pick-up between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Then come back on March 17th with your best green garb and enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with brews and food on their expansive outdoor patio.

Great Harvest Bread Company

1730 E. Warner Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 777-1141

At the northwest corner of McClintock Drive and Warner Road, Great Harvest Bread Co. is a family-owned bakery offering seasonal St. Patrick’s Day favorites like the handcrafted Ruben Sandwich and their Irish Soda Bread. They are both so good, you’ll Irish you ordered more! Call and place your order today while supplies last. 

Slices on Mill

11 E. 6th St. #102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 590-0511

Your favorite late night pizza spot will be offering $3 pesto based cheese slices and 10% off of all pies to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day. Perfect way to grab and bring the party home.

Pier 54

5394 S. Lakeshore Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 820-0660

Join the Pier 54 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green beer, corned beef cabbage, Jameson shots and more. Plus, enjoy live music from 6-8 p.m. with The Griffins.

Honeymoon Sweets Bakery

606 W. Southern Ave. Suite 1, Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 517-9520

This family-owned bakery is serving up St. Patrick’s Day treats and Irish Soda bread in large and individual sizes. When they’re not your St. Patty’s Day go-to, they offer wonderful treats, cakes, pies, pastries and so much more.

Honeymoon Sweets Bakery

Mango Rabbit

1250 E Apache Blvd, #112 Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 912-6283

The most adorable and Instagrammable dessert place in Tempe is offering a really fun green drink this year! It’s called the Kiwi Yakult slush made with (you guessed it) fresh kiwi and yakult drink. The greener the better for St. Patrick’s day so add in their limited edition green apple jelly topping! Get 10% off when you order online at www.mangorabbitboba.com.

Tempe Marketplace St. Patrick’s Day Offers

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-9338

The Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1041, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-2920

The Thirsty Lion located at Tempe Marketplace is St. Patrick’s Day central for food, drink and fun. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day food menu, with items like Beer Braised Corn Beef and Cabbage, Irish Shepherd’s Pie, and Oven Roasted Lamb Shank. Compliment your Irish meal with one of Thirsty Lion’s featured cocktails and drink for a cause! They are donating $1 of every featured cocktail to Saint Baldrick’s Foundation for childhood cancer research. Plus, enjoy live music from local talent like Erick Hasbun, AJ Rodriguez, and Emerald Society Bag Pipers.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

Portillo’s

65 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 967-7988

Portillo’s Mint Chocolate Shakes are back and frank-ly, they are very good! Filled with lots of luck, this vanilla-mint shake is blended into a creamy consistency filled with chocolate frosting from their Famous Chocolate Cake. The limited-time menu item is available now through March 31st

Bar Louie

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1220, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 658-1600

Located in The District at Tempe Marketplace, Bar Louie will be hosting their Saint Patrick’s Day Party on March 17th. Specials include, $4 green beer, $7 Jameson and $8 Irish Slammers all day. Just don’t forget to wear green!

Bar Louie

Dave & Buster’s

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1100, Tempe,  AZ 85281 | (480) 281-8456

There won’t be any Irish -themed specials for our favorite Dave & Buster’s location. But it so happens that St. Patrick’s Day is on a Wednesday and EVERY Wednesday, from open to close you can get 1/2 price games. Also, don’t miss their happy hour, Monday-Friday 4-7 p.m. and Sunday-Thursday 10 p.m.- midnight.

Genghis Grill

2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy Suite 1151, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 777-2695

Your favorite stir-fry restaurant at Tempe Marketplace, Genghis Grill is offering $5 sake bombs for St. Patrick’s Day. We highly recommend their delicious bowls to pair with your sake bomb!

St. Patrick’s Day Events 

Experience Ireland at the Musical Instrument Museum 

4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050 | (480) 478-6000

MIM welcomes you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with festive activities and live outdoor performances, March 13-14, 2021. Soak in the music and culture of the Emerald Isle with performances, gallery talks and other Irish-themed activities.  

St. Patrick’s Day Faire – Virtual Event 

The 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Phoenix, AZ has been postponed, however, the Phoenix St. Patrick’s Day Faire will be a free virtual event broadcasted live from the Irish Cultural Center on March 13, 2021. Virtual attendees can enjoy live performances from some of Arizona’s favorite Irish bands, interviews with local celebrities and community members. 

Is your Tempe restaurant or business having a St. Patty’s Day event or specials? Send us a message to get your special added – [email protected].

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Written Alicia Griffith

Alicia is an ASU Alumna and Tucson native who is unapologetically herself. When she is not sharing her passion for Tempe, she is a devoted dog mom and reality TV enthusiast who has a weakness for charcuterie boards and wine!