For some, Saint Patrick’s Day is a great way to respect their Irish heritage. For most of us, however, it’s a fantastic excuse just to get merry and wear green. But regardless of your motivations, there are some fantastic ways to celebrate the luckiest of holidays throughout March and close to home at BeechTree.
Celebrate in Style at National Harbor
The Irish Whisper | Sunday, March 17 from 1pm to 3pm | National Harbor, MD
As National Harbor’s top Irish pub and restaurant, The Irish Whisper may be the ideal place to spend the holiday. Enjoy cigars, whiskey, traditional Irish fare and a full beer and wine menu during their annual St. Patty’s Day celebration. Best of all, they’re teaming up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation in honor of the day to help raise money to fight childhood cancer.
Watch D.C.’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
Constitution Avenue | Saturday, March 10 from Noon to 3pm | Washington, D.C.
The annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in our nation’s capital is one of the best in the country. This special event features floats, marching bands and plenty of bagpipes. Plus, many police, military units and fire departments participate to honor their Irish heritage. Other highlights include Irish musicians, singers and dancers sponsored by a handful of local pubs.
Eat, Drink, Laugh at Play at National ShamrockFest
RFK Stadium Festival Grounds | Saturday, March 17 from Noon to 8pm | Washington, D.C.
Join in on the festivities at the largest Saint Patrick’s Day Party in the region. This street festival on RFK Stadium Festival Grounds is bursting with live music, food, drinks, craft vendors, a mock Irish village, carnival games, rides and more. From traditional Irish music to more mainstream hits, there are plenty of options for any music-lover. This year’s headliners include Sum 41, Shaggy, Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish.
Join in on an Irish Pub Crawl
The 4th Annual Shamrock Stroll | Saturday, March 10 from 11am to 4pm | Annapolis, MD
Band together with your best mates and thousands of green-clad folks for the ultimate warm-up for Saint Patrick’s Day. Have a blast as you’re led from pub to pub through historic Annapolis by an Irish pipe band.
Want to see what else is going on for St. Patty’s Day near BeechTree and in D.C.? Check out this article from tripsavvy.