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Celebrate the Emerald Isle with Irish meals, whiskey and beer. Here’s where to find St. Patrick’s Day-themed food and drink in Vancouver in 2023.
Beer and Irish Food Vendors at Celtic Fest
Head to šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square at the Vancouver Art Gallery on March 17 and 18 for Celtic Fest. Enjoy live music and dancing while you munch on food from Irish vendors including The Bandit Baker and Celtic Treasure Chest. And don’t miss the beer tent!
St. Patrick’s Irish Pub Cooking Class at Eden West Gourmet
Chef Glenys Morgan is leading an Irish cooking class at Eden West Gourmet in Port Moody on St. Patrick’s Day. You’ll learn to make Irish Cheddar “Sausage” Rolls, a cress winter salad, Guinness glazed short ribs, Colcannon potatoes, and a Bailey’s Irish cream cake. Register here.
Live Music and Irish Fare at The Wolf and Hound
Enjoy live music from Lucky Penny and the Irish Walkers at The Wolf and Hound all day on St. Patrick’s Day. Dig into Irish potato soup, Guinness stew, bangers and mash, or Guinness Mac and cheese. Wash it down with a pint of Guinness (of course).
Irish Brunch Buffet at The Blarneystone
The Blarneystone, Vancouver’s most famous Irish Bar, is celebrating its 50th annual St. Patrick’s Day event on March 17. The day starts at 9 am with a family-friendly Irish Brunch Buffet. Enjoy live bands, Celtic dancers, and a piper while you eat. Get tickets.
St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cooking Class at Lonsdale Quay
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by learning to cook traditional dishes like leek and potato soup, soda bread, and Irish stew. Led by a Dublin College-trained chef, this hands-on cooking class takes place at Lonsdale Quay’s Market Kitchen. Register here.
Brews with Views at the Sea to Sky Gondola
Ride the Sea to Sky Gondola into the mountain to enjoy their St. Patrick’s Day Brews with Views event on March 17. Taste craft beers and ciders from eight local breweries, listen to live music from The Whiskeydicks, and order Irish fare from the kitchen including shepherd’s pie, beef & Guinness stew, Irish pub sliders, and more. Get tickets here.
By Taryn Eyton
Source Inside Vancouver