If you’re looking for the pot o’gold this Sunday (oh yes, I did just write that terrible cliche!), here is a super quick round-up of some top special menus and events happening in and around Portland, Oregon.
Kell’s Irish Restaurant & Pub
112 SW Second Ave, Portland, OR 97204
No guide is complete without mentioning Kell’s Annual St. Patrick’s Irish Festival! Packed with live music, activities, and of course lots of Irish food & beer, this is always an event to remember. Festivities kick off Friday March 15th and run through late Sunday the 17th. On Saturday, there are kids’ activities from 11am – 4pm, including arts & crafts, face painting, Irish dancers, and more. Check out the full schedule online.
7:45 – 11:00am
In addition to the 5K, 8K, 15K, and Fitness Walk, this fun Portland tradition also includes a 1K Leprechaun Lap walk/run for kids! Lots of vendors, music, food, and activities. Check out their website
for full details.
Starts at Hare Field, 151 Northeast Grant Street Hillsboro, OR 97124
Parade festivities for the longest-running (30 years!) St. Patrick’s Day parade in Oregon kick-off at 9am, including lots of games for kids. The parade starts at 11am, followed by the traditional corned beef & cabbage feed. For more information, call Murphy’s Furniture at the number listed above.
2301 NW Savier Street, Portland
Besaw’s is featuring a menu that includes Green Eggs & Ham and Corned Beef Eggs Benedict. Wash it down with Green Bubbles with Sweet Basil and Lemon Reduction and glasses of Lucky Green Beer.
333 NW 13th Street, Portland, OR 97209
Enjoy St. Patty’s Day with $7 drink specials including Irish Buck – Jameson, Limes, Ginger Beer; Tipperary – Jameson, Sweet vermouth, Green Chartreuse Rinse; and Green Beer – A can of Guinness and a shot of Green Chartreuse.
1800 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR
St. Patty’s Day-inspired specials at Random Order Pie Bar on Sunday include delicious Irish Coffee with Water Avenue French Press for $6 and Limited Edition Shepard’s Pie for $6/slice. In honor of Pi Day, St. Patrick’s Day, and Easter (that’s a lot of celebration rolled into one!), Random Order is also offering a month long cocktail special: Bourbon & Baileys for only $5.
1138 SW Morrison Street, Portland
Gotta love Saint Cupcake cookies, and in honor of St. Patty’s Day they will be all dressed up in green with shamrocks, leprechauns, and shillelaghs to celebrate the luck of the Irish. Cookies are $3 each, or call ahead and have Saint Cupcake custom decorate other sweet treats for your party!
For more information about any of the special menus or events listed above, please contact the individual businesses.