How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Lake Tahoe
There is always something going on in South Lake Tahoe on St Patrick’s Day from your favorite Irish-flavoured pubs to the long established Tahoe Douglas Rotary St Patrick’s Day Celebration that is now in its 50th year. Here is a list of musts for those looking to go out and celebrate this annual tradition.
50th Annual Tahoe Douglas Rotary’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
This event is a must for those looking for a traditional celebration. It takes place at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe and features a traditional Irish dinner buffet and an unlimited wine bar. There will also be some incredible auction items available to be had including the ultimate Edgewood Tahoe Getaway and Aramark Powell & Tahoe Boat Package. You can also bid on Summer Concert Series Tickets to every event that takes place at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Area at Harvey this summer. There will also be live entertainment and you could win a trip to Hawaii. All proceeds go to help the South Shore Lake Tahoe community
Harrah’s Lake Tahoe – 15 Hwy 50, Stateline NV
Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 6-10pm
General Admission - $100
St. Funkin Patrick’s Day Party at Steamer’s Bar & Grill
If green beer, drink specials and free swag is more your thing then check out Steamer’s Bar and Grill that will be not only featuring green beer but will also be offering up other Irish staples such as Car Bombs, Jameson and Jello Shots. They will also be serving up their delicious homemade corned beef and cabbage all day long with their famous corned beef tacos. There will be live music from Sierra Gypsy’s starting at 7pm and “shenanigans are welcomed, and encouraged”
Steamer’s Bar & Grill – 2236 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe
Saturday, March 17, 2018
St Patrick’s Day at McP’s Taphouse Grill
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at McP’s Taphouse Grill with the Guinness and Bud Light Girls. No cover and drink specials all day long with live music and loads of giveaways.
McP’s Taphouse Grill – 4125 Lake Tahoe Blvd
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Fun Irish Facts
Q. Do you know what the original color of St. Patrick’s Day was?
A. Originally the color associated with St. Patrick’s Day was blue. It was the official color of the Order of St Patrick and was a sky blue called St. Patrick’s Blue
Q: Why do people wear green on St. Patrick’s Day?
A: One of the main reasons the green replaced blue was because of Ireland’s nickname – The Emerald Isle. There is also a green stripe in the flag that also played a role and traditionally green represented the Catholics of Ireland. St Patrick also used a green shamrock to teach people about the Holy Trinity.
Q. Why do you get pinched on St. Patrick’s Day if you are not wearing green?
A: It was believed that the leprechaun’s favorite color is green and they will pinch anyone not wearing it. It is said that if you are wearing green you are invisible to these mischievous fairies
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