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St. Patrick’s Day Hot Spots

Every year on March 17th, St. Patrick’s day is a celebrated with drinking, eating, partying and a lot of green. It is a day to honor St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland’s death, who brought Christianity to the Irish.

Therefore, on this day people are able to drink and eat to celebrate without going against religion. The reason people have to wear green is because according to Irish legends if you don’t wear green you’re going to get pinched by a leprechaun.

That’s why people pinch you as a reminder of the leprechauns roaming around. So raise your drinking cups and wear something green to follow tradition.

Hopscotch has green beer and brunch from 11-3 p.m on St. Patty’s Day. Photo credit: Hopscotch

This year St. Patrick’s Day lands on a Sunday, but don’t let that stop you from having fun. There is a lot to do regardless of the day it falls on.

You can get the party started early in Downtown Fullerton with green mimosas for brunch. Head on over to the local bars to grab yourself a green beer.

Roscoe’s Famous Deli located on 116 W Commonwealth Ave opens at 6 a.m. until 1:30 a.m. How cool is that for the early birds? They will have green beer all day and other drink specials.

Roscoes, Joes, and Heroes bar and Grill, are offering live music and drink specials all day long on St. Patty’s Day. Photo credit: Roscoes

They’ll have their famous corn beef sandwich and live music. Their patio will be nicely set up with green everything and their pool table will be available to shoot some pool. Come and join them for some all day fun.

Branagans Irish Pub located 213 N Harbor Blvd. opens at 6 a.m. They have a variety of 30 Irish and craft beer on tap, famous Irish whiskey, authentic Irish food and Irish live entertainment.

If you want to feel the Irish tradition this is the pub to be in for St. Patrick’s Day. Make sure you say hi to Rudy the leprechaun and don’t forget to wear something green.

The Slide Bar located on 122 E Commonwealth Ave. is going to start St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. So, if you want to party mid day, Slide Bar is the one for you. They’ll have brunch and food menus available.

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Slide Bar is offering drink specials and live music on St. Patty’s Day. Photo credit: Slide Bar

They’re also having great drink specials like $3 green beer, $4 Guinness, $5 Jameson and $6 Car Bombs. They will also have live tunes and splendid DJs playing all day.

Matador Cantina’s located on 111 N Harbor Blvd. are having corned beef carnitas tacos, $15 bottles of champagne, $6 appetizers and $8 Jameson shots. Regular sitting starts from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. after that its 21 and over. If you’re feeling lucky come and join them for some fun.

Matador Is offering corned beef tacos as a St. Patty’s Day special. Photo credit: Matador

Hopscotch Tavern located 136 E Commonwealth Ave. is having brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They’re having drink specials all day including green beer.

“It is an important day at the tavern, it’s going to be a lot of fun and we will have Irish car bombs and beer shot specials. Everyone is welcomed” said Robbie Wenz a server at Hopscotch Tavern.