Everyone’s favorite green-embellished holiday is approaching quickly, and the Batch Yard is just minutes from some of the biggest Saint Paddy’s Day celebrations in the world. Boston, also known as the Capital of Irish America, offers unmatched festivities for anyone looking to celebrate all weekend up to the 17th of March.
Full Irish Breakfast at the Burren
247 Elm Street, Somerville MA
Corned beef and cabbage, nonstop live music, and a warm, old world feel, the Burren is the perfect place to get Saint Paddy’s Day started in full Irish fashion. More details about special Saint Patrick’s Day options should be released soon. In the mean time, visit www.burren.com to check out the menu and other information on events, drinks, and music. On the 17th, be sure to enjoy a perfectly poured pint of Guinness, of course!
15 Lansdowne Street, Boston MA
Shamrock ‘n’ roll! Boston’s own American Celtic Punk band is performing live from March 12th to the 15th at the House of Blues. And yes, there are still tickets available on Stub Hub!
The Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
South Boston’s 113th Saint Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off this year on Sunday, March 15th at 1pm. The Parade will start at the MBTA stop on West Broadway and will end at Andrew Square. For more information and a look at the parade route, go to www.southbostonparade.org.
Irish Heritage Trail Walking Tour
From March 13th to the 17th, for a more educational experience, the Boston Irish Tourism Association is offering guided tours of the Boston Irish Heritage Trail. Beginning at Boston Common, the tour will make stops at the Statue of John F. Kennedy, the Old Boston City Hall, and more! To see the full list of stops and to register online, visit www.irishmassachusetts.com/tours.php.