Rooted in St. Patrick’s banishment of snakes from Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has become a day of true celebration for many. Decked out in green and often with a drink in hand, the day is definitely one where people let loose. In honor of this day, we’ve developed a list of Irish-themed places and things to do in Birmingham so you can commemorate the day in style.

Eat

Irish stew.Buck Mulligan’s Irish Pub
2011 Highland Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205.933.3999

This is Birmingham’s only authentic Irish pub. They serve food you could actually find in Ireland as well as their take on traditional Irish food, like the Irish Curried Chicken Salad. On top of delicious food that will transport you to another country, in true pub style Buck Mulligan’s also has a wide selection of alcoholic beverages. Their combination of food and alcohol is good news for all you looking to celebrate the day with a few drinks since their tasty menu can soak up whatever drinks you’ve decided to down.

Shop

St. Patrick's Day party.Party City
1608 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
205.957.2111

This is the place to go for all your St. Patty’s Day party needs. Whether you’re looking to throw a party for your friends and need decorations, or you’re looking for an outfit that’ll make a statement in green, this is the place to go for all things St. Patrick’s Day. We’ve checked out their collection this year, and we have to admit that we’re impressed with the overall level of greenn, and we think you will be, too.

Play

Beer on bar.Innisfree
710 29th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205.252.4252

Though it depends on the kind of night you’re looking to have, Innisfree will definitely be the place where the party’s at. Open until morning for their massive St. Patrick’s Day party, there will be deals on drinks, dancing and live music in the form of a band or DJ. As an Irish pub/club, they’re infamous in Birmingham for the throw-down they host every March in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Be prepared to be one of many that will seek out all this place has to offer for St. Patty’s Day.

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