Celebrate St. Paddy's with live music, parades, traditional Irish eats, and of course, green beer. Want to have some real fun? Anytime someone asks “Where da gold at?” this weekend, finish your drink. Sláinte!
Callaghan's Irish Social Club • 916 Charleston St.
11 a.m. Toss back a couple of green beers with 1, 000 of your nearest and dearest friends and family members while listening to live music from A Drunker Shade of Green, Cardinal Sons, Naughty Professor and Kansas Bible Company. And don't worry, the party will kick back up on Tuesday, March 17 with live music from Harrison McInnis Band and Peek. Best of all, no cover charge!
Bienville Square • Downtown Mobile
11 a.m., cook-off; 2 p.m., parade. Celebrate with the Mobile Exchange Club's family-friendly parade and Irish stew cooking competition. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free.
O'Daly's Irish Pub • 564 Dauphin St. 401-8039.
4 p.m. Don your best green ensemble for this 5K race that benefits the Child Advocacy Center of Mobile. Then, stick around for the St. Patrick's Day party featuring live music from Dumpstaphunk, Fly By Radio and Infant Richard and the Delta Stones beginning at 5 p.m. Green beer will be available for $1. On Tuesday, head back to O'Daly's at 6 a.m. for Kegs n Eggs and other shenanigans until The Molly Ringwalds come on at 8 p.m.
McSharry's Irish Pub • 101 N Bancroft St., Fairhope. 990-5100.
Noon – 2 a.m., Sat.; 2 p.m. – 2 a.m., Sun; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Tues. Chow down on some traditional corned beef and cabbage while listening to the tunes of Tullamore Two, A Drunker Shade of Green, Kyle & Karl and The Leavin's Brothers throughout the three-day celebration. Did we mention there will be green beer?
10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Afterward the group will assemble for its 62nd annual parade, featuring grand marshal Pat Smitherman.
Lucky Irish Pub & Grill • 3692 Airport Blvd. 414-3000.
10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Enjoy live music, all the Guinness you can drink and get entered to win a new Dodge Challenger R/T.