St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and the Myrtle Beach area is gearing up for parties, parades, bar crawls, and plenty of traditional Irish fare. If you’re visiting our neck of the woods for St. Paddy’s Day this year, here are some great restaurants and events to check out!
St. Pat’s at Nance Plaza
Head to downtown Myrtle Beach for a brand new event for St. Patrick’s Day 2023. Be sure to wear your most festive green attire and compete for best beard or mustache and best-themed costume. They’ll host food trucks, serve traditional Irish food, live music, and will have great beers on tap and in cans. St. Pat’s at Nance Plaza will be held from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, March 17 near Grand Strand Brewing Co. in Myrtle Beach.
Flynn’s Irish Tavern
Flynn’s Irish Tavern will open bright and early this St. Patrick’s Day – 9:00 a.m. to be exact! They’ll start serving a limited menu including several of your favorite Irish foods including corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, corned beef sandwich, shepherd’s pie, and more. Enjoy many Irish beers on tap or one of their dozens of Irish whiskeys. Jason Owens will perform from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Skyler Whitfield and Chris Cary will continue from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Flynn’s is located at 421 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.
34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Kick-off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations a little early at the 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. The parade will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16 and the festival will follow. The street is lined with great food and drink vendors, two stages with live music, artisans, local businesses, a fun zone for kids, and plenty of festive fun. Be sure to stop by Flynn’s Irish Tavern for a traditional pint!
O’Keefe’s Irish Pub annual Block Party
O’Keefe’s Irish Pub will host their annual parking lot party beginning at 9:00 a.m. with Kegs and Eggs. The Conway Celtic Pipers will perform at 1:00 p.m. as the party continues. They’ll serve up plenty of Irish grub, beers, and cocktails all day long. They’ll host events inside the restaurant and under tents outside all day long. O’Keefe’s is located at 834 Inlet Square Drive in Murrells Inlet.
Finn McCools hosts one of the most popular block parties around Myrtle Beach each year. They have a huge tent out in the yard with two live pipe bands and live music from Victor Cunneen beginning at noon on St. Patrick’s Day. Grab a bite to eat and a pint from the bar or outside at the beer carts and enjoy the day. Finn McCool’s is located at 501 Lake Arrowhead Road in Myrtle Beach.
St. Patrick’s Day Courtyard Party at The Hangout
The Hangout in Myrtle Beach will host a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in the Courtyard beginning at 11:00 a.m. March 17. They’ll have live music, bagpipes, a family fun green foam party, a Jameson photo booth, and a green confetti drop at 6:45 p.m. Dress like a leprechaun and join a lip sync battle to win tickets to Hangout Fest at their Gulf Shores, AL location! The Hangout is located at Broadway at the Beach.
Molly Darcy’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
Join Molly Darcy’s on the beach in North Myrtle Beach for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day experience. They’ll have live performances from the Coastal Carolina Shields Pipe Band, giveaways, green beer, and a very special Irish menu. Molly Darcy’s is located at 1701 S. Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.
Luck of the MarshWalk
Dress in your best Leprechaun gear for the Luck of the MarshWalk party and you could win cash prizes! The 8th annual event will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17 with drink specials, Irish-inspired dishes, live music, and a final costume contest with judging at 9 p.m. The restaurants at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk will be decked out in green and will host plenty of live bands.