Eat, drink and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at these area events

From stouts and whiskey to colcannon and Guinness stew, you can find the luck of the Irish all over NoVA this weekend.

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Updated: November 12, 2019

St. Paddy’s Chef’s Table Beer Dinner at Wildfire
March 16, 6:30 p.m.
On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, Wildfire will host a four-course beer dinner with pairings like Guinness-braised short rib pot pie with Flying Dog Bloodline IPA and whiskey-cured salmon with Great Lakes Brewing Co. Burning River Pale Ale. // Wildfire: 2001 International Drive, McLean

St. Patrick’s Day at Paddy Barry’s Irish Pub and Restaurant – Permanently Closed
March 17, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
The celebration begins at the top of the morning at Paddy Barry’s with kegs and eggs starting at 7 a.m. They’ll keep the party going all day with live Irish music, Irish dance performances and lunch and dinner specials featuring Irish fare. // Paddy Barry’s Irish Pub and Restaurant: 8150 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner

Shamrock & Roll St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
March 17, 9 a.m.
Loudoun Station and Blackfinn Ameripub have teamed up to host a huge outdoor block party benefiting the Loudoun County First Responders Foundation. Included in the ticket price is a kegs and eggs breakfast, two cocktails or beers, music from local artists, Irish dancers, bagpipers, games, giveaways, food and drink specials and more. // Loudoun Station: 43751 Central Station Drive, Ashburn

Shamrocks and Shenanigans St. Paddy’s Day Celebration at Brew Republic Bierwerks
Mar. 17, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Brew Republic is open all day for St. Paddy’s shenanigans, starting with Irish breakfast and $1 12-ounce pours of Vanguard Irish Red Ale and Night Mare Oatmeal Stout. Get there early, because until it reaches its full price, the beer will increase by $1 every hour. // Brew Republic Bierwerks: 15201 Potomac Town Place, Suite 120, Woodbridge

History of Cooking with the Pat White Center
Mar. 17, 10 a.m.-noon
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the Ben Lomond Historic Site and the Pat White Center are highlighting the traditions of Irish immigrants by making their food (potatoes, fried cabbage and sausage) as it would have been prepared in the past, without electricity and pasteurization. // Ben Lomond Historic Site: 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas

St. Paddy’s Day at William Jeffrey’s Tavern
Mar. 17, 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
Kick off St. Patrick’s Day with a brunch of Irish staples that include shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage and Guinness stew. Then stick around for green beer, cold brew Irish coffee, Guinness Milk Stout punch, and live music into the night. // William Jeffrey’s Tavern: 2301 Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Arlington

Tuskie’s Special St. Patrick’s Day Buffet
Mar. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuskie’s is setting the table for an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet with all the Irish classics. // Tuscarora Mill: 203 Harrison St., Leesburg   

Irish Concerts in The Snuggery at The Old Brogue
Mar. 17, noon-10:30 p.m.
The Old Brogue is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with concerts by Tam McGeady and the Mostly Irish Band. Choose from four different show times during lunch or dinner. // The Old Brogue: 760C Walker Road, Great Falls

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Mar. 17, noon-4 p.m.
The 16th Annual Jeff Fitzpatrick St. Patrick’s Day Parade will include fire trucks, classic cars, high school marching bands, Irish dancers, horses and more. The route ends at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, where there will be a festival with local vendors, food trucks, beer, live music, entertainment and more. // Adventure Brewing: 1 Bowman Drive, Fredericksburg

St. Patrick’s Day Tea at Oatlands
Mar. 17, 1-3 p.m.
This historic plantation is offering a refined alternative to a St. Patrick’s Day party. Enjoy an afternoon black tea with calendula, scones, tea sandwiches and desserts. // Oatlands Historic House and Gardens: 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg

Irish Whiskey and Fare Cooking Class at Salamander Resort and Spa
Mar. 17, 2-4 p.m.
Learn more about Irish traditions in the kitchen with this class at Salamander Resort and Spa’s Cooking Studio. While drinking whiskey you’ll see what goes into preparing an Irish feast of beer-battered fish, bangers and mash and more. // Salamander Resort and Spa: 500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg

St. Paddy’s Day in Clarendon
Mar. 17, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
The patio outside Pamplona and Barbao will turn into St. Paddy’s central with $3 specials, DJs, raffle prizes, and more. // Pamplona: 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington 

St. Patrick’s Day Party at BadWolf Brewing Company
Mar. 17, 6-9 p.m.
Don your best kilt and head to BadWolf for a kilt contest, Irish dancers and food from Phat Yummies food truck. // BadWolf Brewing Company: 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas

St. Patrick’s Day Party at Ono Brewing Company
Mar. 17, 6-10 p.m.
At Ono Brewing’s celebration, expect Irish dishes like Guinness beef stew and colcannon from Parallel Food Truck paired with plenty of beer and live music. Dress in green to score extra party favors. // Ono Brewing Company: 4520 Daly Drive, Suite 102, Chantilly