Experience the best of the best with this Top 8 list of things to do and see in Portsmouth.
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This year, we’re doing things a bit different. Join us as we celebrate this holiday around Portsmouth,
from March 17 @ 12:00 pm – March 18 @ 10:00 pm.
Check out all the things to do in Portsmouth, VA this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend.
Please celebrate responsibly and have a great time!
MoMac Brewing Co kicks off the weekend with a special brew, food trucks, and Irish music by Siren City and Sean Heely and Friends. The party goes from 12 – 9 Friday.
Harbor Trails Brewing co has a St. Patrick’s Day Beer Party from 6 PM until 9 PM. Food truck, games and music by Cara-Lyn and Harley.
Ray Clifton plays acoustic guitar and sings at Foggy Point Bar and Grill from 6 pm – 9 pm.
Irish Bawdy Tunes and Sea Shanties performed by Mary Veale and the Colonials at The Coffee Shoppe starting at 6 pm. Tickets start at $10 for admission only or $20 admission and Irish food. Other food and adult beverages available for purchase. Leave the kids at home…this is for adults only.
Bennett Walker Wales kicks of the St. Paddy’s Day weekend at Baron’s Pub Olde Towne starting at 8 pm. Irish food and drink specials all weekend long.
Sweet Royale Hot Dogs and Poetry offers an open min for poets, spoken word artists, and musicians from 8 pm – 11 pm. $5 admission. BYOB.
RaJazz performs at Roger Browns Restaurant and Sports Bar from 9 PM until midnight.
JTucker and the Krewe are at River’s Casino’s Sound Bar from 9 pm until midnight.
Starting at 9 AM, That Art Store celebrates St. Patrick’s Day and their first year anniversary with all kinds of creative activities for the kids. The party lasts until 5 PM.
The Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmer’s Market is up and running from 10 AM – 2 PM.
It’s Shamrock and Roll at Bayside Harley Davidson. Live music, food, beer, drinks, test rides, green goodies and a chance to win some gold! Noon – 4 PM.
Olde Towne Public House
parties all day. Wear your green or get pinched. Irish food and drink specials all day in the restaurant. Upstairs, at The Famous Venue, Snackbar Jones performs at 11:30 AM. Then at 4 PM, the Fighting Jameson’s take the stage. Tickets for upstairs are $25 and can be purchased in advance. Lastly, the party will go on until about 10 (or so).
Heroes and History Walk through Olde Towne with History Alive. Where you might even hear some of last night’s bawdy Irish tunes. Reserve your tickets online. Tour at 2 PM.
Young Lion performs non-Irish music at Foggy Point Bar and Grill from 6 PM – 9 PM.
Stellar Wine Co. has Vinyl Night with DJ Bernard from 7 pm – 10 pm. Feel free to bring your own vinyl if you want.
Brian Caramona is live at the Twisted Pig Ale and Smokehouse from 8 pm – 11 pm.
The St. Paddy’s Day Weekend Party continues at Baron’s Pub Olde Towne with Gravity from 8 PM – 11 pm.
Jukebox Band live at Roger Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Bar from 9 pm until midnight.
River’s Casino presents Kustom Made at The Sound Bar from 9 pm until midnight.
Enjoy the Energy and Fun as DJ Ashley Cues up your Karaoke Requests at the Twisted Pig Ale and Smoke house. Great for Large Groups and Parties! You’re the Rockstar as you Sing the Night Away!
Look around and you’ll probably find even more things to see and do in Portsmouth over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. These are just the things we know about. To learn more about any of these events, please check out the Visit Portsmouth website for the best in local entertainment and events.