Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St.Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.
Courtesy of This Week in Sarasota:
The Lucky 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party at Shamrock Pub is a Sarasota local tradition. The pub opens at 9am and live music begins at 4pm with an eclectic lineup of 7 bands.
*Irish corned beef and pub grub served by Nancy’s BBQ
*Darwin’s Brewing specialty cask-conditioned ale custom brewed for the event
*FEELING EXTRA LUCKY? Enter the mega raffle or the TicketSarasota.com limmerick contest with a $700 CASH PRIZE!
Event proceeds will benefit the Sarasota Family YMCA Youth Shelter.
LIVE MUSIC: City of Sarasota Pipe Band, Andrew Thomas, Hail Dale, Bird Tribe, The Dram, Big Blue House, and Wild Root