Written By: Mindy Czeschin

St. Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint is a cultural and religious celebration held on the 17th of March, the traditional death date of St. Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.  Today’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations have been greatly influenced by those that developed among the Irish decent, especially in North America.  The United States has definitely made this holiday their own, but I don’t think anyone is complaining! These celebrations generally include public parades, the wearing of green attire and, of course, shamrocks.

 

Living in Eagle valley, St. Patrick’s Day usually falls on one of those days that we anticipate all winter.  Blue bird deck days, perfect day for drinking beer and catching a car bomb or two with family and friends. If you’re looking for a good time, you are sure to find it like a pot of gold! Being a local to this wonderful valley for 10 years I have learned today is a day everyone celebrates!  So, here are a few of my favorite places to go and kick back and enjoy this holiday!

 

Bonfire Brewing – Eagle – Return of Bucket of Blood (Irish Red Ale) & Green beer until the barrels are gone.  Peter Paul and Merry to perform U2 hits starting at 7pm.

Pazzos Pizzeria – Eagle/Avon/Vail – Happy Hour 4pm-6pm.

7 Hermits – Eagle – Weekend celebrations starting with Renegade Sons on Friday and moves into Saturday with The Platonics.

E Town – Edwards – $3 Green Beer / $6 Irish Car Bombs / Jameson Specials.

The Gashouse – Edwards – Corned beef & cabbage served all day.  30% off Drinks from 4pm – 5:30pm.

Main Street Grill – Edwards – Tiffany Christopher starting at 9:30pm (No cover charge).  Corned beef and cabbage served all day.

Gore Range Brewery – Edwards – Shepard’s Pie/Corned Beef / $7.50 Car Bombs / Green beer.

Agave – Avon – 40 oz To Freedom (Sublime tribute band) starting at 10pm.

Loaded Joes – Avon – $5 car bombs all day.

Montanas Smokehouse – Avon – Pop up disco party all day / free shot with green apparel.

Vin 48 – Avon – Happy hour 5pm – 6:30pm.  $8 Small Plates.  $4 Wine.

Bob’s Place – Avon – $3 drafts / $8 Irish Car Bombs / Jameson specials.

Vail Brewing Co – Eagle Vail –  Irish breakfast / Lucky Blonde / Green beer / Jubilingo kicks off at 6:30pm

We at Dot Zero Multimedia want to thank Mindy Czeschin for being the guest writer for this piece.  Please have a safe and memorable 2017 St. Paddy’s day.  As always drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive.  

Thanks for reading!

DZM

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