What to do on St. Patrick’s Day around Colorado Springs (and where to find specials)
Here are some of the St. Patrick's Day-related events, specials and fun things to do around the Colorado Springs area.
Location: 21 S. Tejon St.
Thursday, March 9: 8-10 p.m., Guinness Glass Engraving
Saturday, March 11:
Downstairs: 10 a.m-1 p.m.: Rare Ould Times (Irish band)
10:30 a.m.: Celtic Steps (Irish Dance School)
2 and 2:30 p.m.: Celtic Steps
3-6 p.m.: The McDeviants (Celtic Pub Rock)
6:30 p.m.: Pikes Peak Highlanders (bagpipe and drum performance)
8 p.m.-12 a.m.: Big Paddy (Colorado Groove band)
10:15 a.m. Celtic Steps
1-4:30 p.m.: Avourneen (Irish folk)
6:30 p.m.: Celtic Steps
7 p.m.: Pikes Peak Highlanders
7:30 p.m.: Celtic Steps
8:30 p.m.: Pikes Peak Highlanders
Sunday, March 12: Family Day: 1-5 p.m.: Blackthorn Band, Celtic Steps, Balloon Animals and Face Painting
Monday, March 13: 8 p.m., Irish Themed Pub Quiz
Tuesday, March 14: 5:15 p.m.: Kilt Run
Wednesday, March 15: 8 p.m.: The Commoners (Irish Jam Rock band)
Friday, March 17: Open at 10 a.m., Jack’s Attic at 12 p.m.
Cheyenne Mountain Resort:
Location: 3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd.
March 11: 5:30-11 p.m.
Dinner, drinks, entertainment, live and silent auctions. There will be music by the Colorado Springs Conservatory, a painting performance by Devin Montagne, and music of One More Shot.
Cost: $125 per person, or table of 10 for $1,250
Pikes Peak Brewing Co.:
Location: 1756 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument, 80132
Friday, March 17: 11 a.m.-9 pm. Vore gourmet grilled cheese
7 p.m.: Mark’s Midnight Carnival Show (Indie Rock band)
8 p.m.: Leprechaun Look-A-Like Contest
Saturday March 18: Scotch Eggs and Reubens until they sell out
3 p.m.: Celtic Steps Irish Dancers
5 p.m.: Pipers and Drummers
7 p.m.: Brian Clancy and Irish Row
Commemorative Tin Cups: Sale starts March 17 and goes until they sell out. $12 filled, $1 from every cup goes to Back East’s St. Baldrick’s Day Fund
Wyatt’s Pub & Grill:
Location: 806 Village Center Dr.
March 17: 9 a.m.: Breakfast
8:30 p.m.: Broxson Bros
Location: 7061 Commerce Center Dr.
Friday, March 17-Sunday, March 19: 10 a.m.: Corned beef and cabbage, Irish Dip, green beer, Irish car bombs, Irish music, whisky shots
Location: 326 N. Tejon St.
Friday, March 17: 4 p.m.: Tim Finnigan
The Black Sheep:
Location: 2106 E. Platte Ave.
$12-$15; 227-7625, blacksheeprocks.com.
March 17: 7 p.m.: Jon Wayne and the Pain — With Roots of a Rebellion, Treehouse
Location: 424 S. Nevada Ave.
March 17: 7 p.m.: Mike and the Headliners
Coronado High School Auditorium:
Location: 1590 W. Fillmore St., $5; nhbcos.org.
March 17: 7 p.m.: New Horizons Band of Colorado Springs and Symphonic Band Spring Concert
Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge:
Location: 517 W. Colorado Ave.; 634-9309.
March 17: 8 p.m.: 40 oz. Freedom Fighters
Location: 1604 S. Cascade Ave.
March 17: 8 p.m.: The River Arkansas
$10; 368-6100, ivywildschool.com.
Location: 1 Lake Ave.
March 17: 8:30 p.m.: Lewis Mock and La Taverne Orchestra
Back East Bar and Grill:
Location: 9475 Briar Village Point
March 17: 8:30 p.m.: Wrestle with Jimmy
Facing Forward/Region 5 — 9 p.m., Peak 31, 2419 N. Union Blvd.; 227-7168.
Location: 28 S. Tejon St.
March 17: 9 p.m.: The Martini Shot
Johnny’s Navajo Hogan:
Location: 2817 N. Nevada Ave.; 344-9593.
March 17: Bullitt Breed — 9 p.m.,
Peak 31 at Union Station:
Location: 2419 N. Union Blvd.
March 17: 9 p.m.: Facing Forward/Region 5
Colorado Mountain Brewery:
Location: 600 S 21st St., 1110 Interquest Pkwy
March 17-19, 11 a.m.: Tapping of Imperial Irish Red Ale