Lucky you: 20 awesome ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Orlando in 2015


Irish eyes are smiling all around town – here’s where:

Thursday, 12
Alive After 5: It’s a Green Thing Enjoy green beer, live music, beverage samples, local vendors and food trucks. Thursday, 5-8 pm; downtown Sanford, Sanford Avenue and First Street; $7; 407-302-2586;

Saturday, 14
St. Paddy’s Afternoon Bash Specials include $3 green beers, $6 Leprechaun bombs, $7 car bombs and $20 Get Lucky buckets. Saturday, 3 pm; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free; 407-354-5999;
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Celebrate with $2 green beers, $3 Irish Car Bombs and $5 green pitchers. Saturday, 2 pm-2 am; Knight Library, 11448 University Blvd.; $10; 407-704-7477;
St. Patrick’s Day Party Outside stage, live music from the Kidney Stones, large beer garden, specials, giveaways, Irish food and more. Saturday-Sunday, noon; Lizzy McCormack’s, 55 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-426-8007.
St. Practice Day Pub Crawl Tickets get participants four complimentary Coors Lights, Three Olives cocktails or Jager Spice shots. Stops include Lizzy McCormack’s, Latitudes, Chillers, Big Belly Brewery, Tier, Ono, Avenue and the Wall Street Block Party. Saturday, 8 pm; Downtown Orlando, Church Street; $10-$20;

Sunday, 15
St. Patrick’s Day Party Outside stage, live music from the Kidney Stones, large beer garden, specials, giveaways, Irish food and more. Saturday-Sunday, noon; Lizzy McCormack’s, 55 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-426-8007.
Sunday Funday St. Pat’s Style Drink specials, live Irish music, giveaways and a leprechaun. Sunday, noon; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471;

Tuesday, 17
7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party A day of Irish dancers, live music, food, drink specials and more. Live music includes performance by Orlando Firefighters Pipes & Drums. Tuesday, 11 am; Liam Fitzpatrick’s, 951 Market Promenade Ave., Lake Mary; free; 407-936-3782;
Cinco de Fat Patty’s Day Golden Pelicans and Thee Wilt Chamberlain perform. 9 pm; St. Matthew’s Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave.; free.
Drink Till You Pee Green Drink specials and live music. Tuesday, 7 pm; West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-322-7475.
Everyone’s Irish on St. Pat’s New Orleans-style party with live band and dueling pianos, stilt walkers, bead girls and more. Authentic Irish food and specialty drinks will be available for separate purchase. Tuesday, 2 pm; Pat O’Briens, CityWalk at Universal Orlando; $10-$15; 407-224-2691;
Irish Takeover Specials include $3 car bombs and $5 select Irish drafts. Guests receive one free car bomb between 2 and 4 pm. Tuesday, noon; World of Beer – UCF, 3402 Technological Drive; free; 321-235-9741;
St. Patrick’s Day Irish Breakfast Drink specials include $3 drafts and Bloody Mary’s and $4 shots of Kilbeggan Irish whiskey. Tuesday, 9 am-noon; Tilted Kilt, 11650 University Blvd.; free; 407-781-5458;
St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Celebrate with live entertainment, dance competitions, and corned beef and cabbage. Guinness and Budweiser promo girls will be handing out prizes. Tuesday, 11-2 am; Lucky Leprechaun Irish Pub, 7032 International Drive; free; 407-352-7031;
St. Patrick’s Day at Orlando Brewing Get $2 off Orlando Brewing beers on tap. Tuesday, 3 pm; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117;
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Live Irish music, drink specials, giveaways and leprechauns. Tuesday, noon; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471;
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Irish food, live music from Sean Holcomb & Feck’n Fekers, giveaways, drink specials and more. Tuesday, noon; Lizzy McCormack’s, 55 N. Orange Ave. free; 407-426-8007.
St. Patrick’s Day Festival Outdoor festival with bagpipes, Irish dancers, and live music from Cu Dubh and U2 by UV – The U2 Concert Experience. Tuesday, 2 pm; An Tobar, 600 N. Lake Destiny Drive, Maitland; free; 407-996-7800.
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Longwood’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day block party at one of the most traditional Irish pubs around. Beer tents, food and live music throughout the whole day and night on indoor and outdoor stages. Tuesday, 8 am-midnight; Connolly’s Irish Pub, 323 N. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood; free; 407-767-0600;
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Enjoy Irish food, live entertainment from Def Leprechaun and drink specials. Tuesday, 11 am; The Pub at Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Drive; free; 407-352-2305.
St. Paddy’s Day With Tom Cat Joe 9 p.m.; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free.
Thornton Park St. Patrick’s Day Party Live music and costume contest. Sexiest costume wins a $250 cash prize. Tuesday, 4-10 pm; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; $10-$30;
Twisted St. Paddy’s Day: NoNeed Live reggae music, open mic, and free home-cooked meal with a donation to the Red Lion Community Emergency Fund. 8 p.m.; Red Lion Pub, 3784 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park; free.

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