Visitors can tap into Irish history and culture this St. Patrick’s Day at various local, festive events! Foodies, nightlife enthusiasts and athletes of all stripes have plenty to celebrate. The Luck of the Irish lands in Reno Tahoe.
The historic mining town of Virginia City goes “nuts” for St. Patrick’s Day! The 32nd Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry on March 11 features marching leprechauns, green attractions, and Rocky Mountain Oysters (a delicacy made up of beef and sheep testicles). It’s a fun-filled day of unique eating as professional and amateur chefs compete for the most creative and unique dishes. Cooks from around the West serve up Rocky Mountain Oysters by grilling, frying or smoking them to perfection. It’s a full-on Irish Festival with a beer garden, live Irish music, individual and team oyster-eating contests, parade and the Ballbreaker Saloon Crawl.
The magic returns to downtown Reno on March 11 with the Reno Leprechaun Crawl. Reno’s bar crawl scene is widely celebrated. For those who haven’t experienced it, think of them as massive costume parties for people who want to tour Reno’s nightlife in off-the-wall style. Crawlers can dress in their best green outfit and receive commemorative cups with a map that shows you where to go and what to do. Additionally, these cups provide access to awesome exclusive deals at 20 locations!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long across Eldorado, CIrcus Circus and Silver Legacy. The Brew Brothers and Millie’s are offering food and drink specials all month long. Participate in downtown’s nightlife scene and enjoy themed libations and entertainment during THE ROW’s Shamrock Shindig on March 17.
The Reno Brewery District is hosting their St. Patrick’s Day edition of Tour de Brews, featuring themed drinks and live Irish music on March 17. This year, partial proceeds will be donated to support the Sons & Daughters of Erin, a local non-profit celebrating Irish culture and helping those in need. Enjoy exclusive deals on handcrafted drinks from more than 15 breweries and businesses.
Indulge in St. Patrick’s Day specials this year at Whitney Peak Hotel. Cafe Whitney is serving up a delicious menu packed with flavor. Start with the Shot & Beer, followed by sharing the Irish nachos and finishing with the Corned Beef & Cabbage. Wash it down with a Guinness Float made with housemade Bailey’s ice cream!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long with Pineapple Pedicabs! An ‘Irish’ Night Out is a completely curated evening out on the town, with a pedicab tour through Wells District. Book your tour now and receive food and beverage specials at all stops.
Every month you can sip wine as you stroll through downtown, but this month’s event on March 18 is celebrating all things Irish. Get a St. Patrick’s Day-themed glass and explore local businesses as you drink with with friends.
Sometimes you just want to spend St. Patrick’s Day in a pub listening to Irish music while drinking Guinness. Celebrate at local Irish pubs Ceol Irish Pub and O’Skis Pub & Grille, or create your own Irish Pub bar crawl!
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