Are you Irish? Just looking for an excuse to drink? Enjoy dressing in green? Whatever the case, Saint Patrick’s day is a good excuse to break out your lucky green shirt, grab that green bowler hat, and hit up your favorite bars or breweries in Asheville to participate in drinking shenanigans. Don’t have plans yet? Check our list of unique Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations happening in and around Asheville. You can bet on Saint Patrick’s Day 2017 in Asheville for a hopping good time!
800 Haywood Road, West Asheville
Dress in your finest greenery and enter the Asheville Retrocade’s Best Dressed Challenge! You’ll receive half off your entry cost for your efforts. The Retrocede is also running a Greenman Brewery special for their beer on tap, and special raffles will be happening throughout the day.
1 Battle Square, Downtown Asheville
The Conundrum Speakeasy will be hosting their grand opening from 4-10 pm! Plenty of Saint Patricks day shenanigans will commence. In true Irish spirit, Celtic Music will be performed by Lark & Thrush.
Asheville Music Hall
31 Patton Avenue, Downtown Asheville
Asheville Music Hall is throwing a Saint Patrick’s day dance party starting at 9 pm. Soul music will encourage you to burn off all those beer calories while grooving on the dance floor. This is perfect American version of Saint Patrick’s day – beer, music, and dancing.
The Wedge At Foundation
5 Foundry St, Asheville River Arts District
Wedge Brewery will be celebrating the opening of their second location, The Wedge At Foundation on Saint Patrick’s day. Dry Irish Stout, Cold Beer Cream Ale, and Nitro Pub Ale kick off the menu, and the celebration. Music from 1-6 PM, and food trucks rotating out all day.
27 Buxton Ave, Asheville South Slope
GreenMan Brewery will be celebrating Saint Patricks day in style, both at their original brewery location and the new GreenMansion. They welcome Demon Dweller brew, an annual release just in time for an Irish celebration. The fun starts at noon!
The Price Is Right
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Cherokee NC
Have you ever wanted to be on television? While not technically on Saint Patrick’s day, it’s close enough to count. March 18th, 2017 The Price Is Right Stage Show will be filming LIVE at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Tickets are still available on the casino website. If you’ve got what it takes, buy your ticket for a chance to be selected from the audience and play The Price Is Right!
St. Patty’s Day Treasure Hunt
Hands On, Downtown Hendersonville
This is fun and family friendly way to engage in Saint Paddy celebrations. Hands On Children’s Gallery is hosting an all day Treasure Hunt, good for all ages! Follow the clues for the treasure at the end of the rainbow.
If you have an event happening that we didn’t include in our list, please let us know in the comments below! Remember to please not drink and drive; Asheville has several taxi companies as well as Uber and Lyft. Be safe, be responsible, and have a great time!