Your 2023 St. Paddy’s Day Rundown

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 11:00am

    Is it possible after endless snowstorms, that mid-March is nearly upon us? The sweet music of Ireland is calling and the taps are flowing. St. Paddy’s Day falls on a Friday this year and here are places to spend Holy Day with friends and family. Remember there are now Uber services in the Midcoast, along with taxi services. Sláinte 

    Friday, March 17, 2023


    Rollie’s Bar & Grill will open at 7 a.m. and the kitchen will open at noon, featuring traditional Irish fare with green beer and lots of Guinness and Jameson as well.

    Boothbay Harbor

    • Brady’s Restaurant will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl to benefit the BRES teachers’ supply fund starting at 2 p.m. Collect your lucky charms as you have a blast sampling, sipping, and saving around the harbor. Tickets are $20 and get you a custom design t-shirt by your local favorite bartenders. The Saltwater Hillbilly will be playing at Brady’s from 2 to 5 p.m. 


    •  Gypsy Rose (located at the Cedar Crest Inn) will be hosting a St. Paddy’s Day evening at 5 p.m. with live music, specials, and the promise of “no green beer!” The music doubleheader features Tom Dimenna (sometime after 5 p.m. Call for details) with an acoustic performance playing the music of Gordon Lightfoot for the dinner show. After Tom finishes up around 8:00…. The Little Cornbread Muffins will take the stage for the late show from 8:30 on until close. $5 cover for this event.

    • Blue Barren Distillery will be hosting a “Just Because” St. Paddy’s Day party from 7:30 to 11 p.m. with DJ Dave McMahon, serving up specialty cocktails. No cover charge. Donations will go to the AIO Food Bank.


    Rock Harbor Brewing Co. will be open from 12:00 to 10:00 p.m. and will be serving St. Patrick’s Day food and drink specials.

    Liberator Brewing Co. in Rockland is hosting its fifth annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 3 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, March 18 from noon to 7 p.m. They’ll be offering a new spring lineup of craft brews, a special St. Patrick’s Day craft beer, and special food items. No cover and drink specials.

    •  There will be a Sober Shenanigans St. Patrick’s Day event held by the Coastal Recovery Community Center (11 White Street, Rockland) from 3 to 6 p.m. Wear your best Irish looks, listen to music and eat amazing food.
    There will be crafts and prizes. All are welcome.


    Bleecker and Greer will be hosting a tasting of some Irish cheeses and Irish-style Maine beers with other light bites from thekitchen. Live acoustic folk music from local performers from 4 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in-store or on our website at


    The Whale’s Tooth Pub will be serving Irish fare, drink specials, and live music, beginning at 4:00 p.m.


    • Splendiferous Sweet Shoppe will have samples of St. Patrick Day-themed treats, Shamrock Green Shakes and Sundaes available for purchase, a door prize, a guessing game, and a "Find the Leprechans" contest for the kids starting at 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. wear Green and you get a 10% discount on all purchases.


    • Starting at 11:30 a.m., Station 118 will be serving up Traditional St. Patrick’s Day food and drink specials with live music from 5 to 8 p.m.

    Note: If your establishment isn’t listed here it’s because either we were unable to find any details of your event posted online or it was restaurant seating only, not a public party. We will be adding more details and more listings as they become available. Please check back! To contact us with more details, email