The Rocks will transform into an Irish Village in celebration of St Patrick’s Day with live music and entertainment, traditional Irish dancing and scrumptious Irish treats on offer all-weekend long.
One of Australia’s longest running Irish pubs, The Mercantile Hotel, is hosting the best St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Sydney. Celebrations will kick off on Saturday 16 March, with an Irish dance competition and live music. Kick start your Sunday with St Patrick’s Day Breakfast between 7.00am-9.30am. From 9:30am till late, “The Merc” will be taking over their end of George Street for the biggest St Patrick’s Day in history, with food stalls, pop-up bars, Irish dancing and live Irish music.
At 11am, the official Sydney St Patrick’s Day Parade will commence, starting at First Fleet Park, making its way through The Rocks, then finishing up at Dawes Point Park. The parade will finish at Dawes Point Park, which will be the centre of the Sydney St Patrick’s Day Festival celebrations. There will be live music, family fun, Irish dancing and much more! The festival will also include a bar and food stalls so you can be guaranteed to get a cold pint of the ‘Black Stuff’.
But the festivities don’t end there.
Irish-owned speciality whiskey and cocktail bar, The Doss House, will transform its courtyard to reflect an Irish sandstone 1919 vibe.
Just up the road, The Glenmore Hotel will be offering $10 Guinness pints! The Orient Hotel is bringing back their legendary St Patrick’s festivities weekend.
The Fortune of War, will keep the Guinness flowing all weekend long and will serve green beer and Irish food specials. There will be live entertainment from 1pm and free Guinness giveaways.
The Australian Heritage Hotel is going Irish for the day, serving Guinness on tap, Irish food specials and live entertainment.