Paint the town green with these St. Patrick's Day events

CINCINNATI – St. Patrick's Day celebrations are upon us. Here are options for getting your fill of kegs, eggs and plenty of live music to go along with green-colored libations and celebrations.

Kegs and eggs

Higher Gravity

When: Begins at 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: 4016 Hamilton Ave., Northside
Details: For $30 a ticket enjoy an all-you-can-eat traditional Irish breakfast at Higher Gravity. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday. The menu will include eggs, Irish soda bread, Irish sausage, Irish bacon, white pudding, black pudding, redskin potatoes, Irish beans and blistered tomatoes. Ticket prices also include a 10-drink limit on Guinness, Sofie Mosas and Green Bloodys.
Information: http://bit.ly/2HgMbr7

Molly Malone’s Covington

When: Begins at 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: 112 E. Fourth St., Covington
Details: The St. Paddy's Day outdoor festival at Molly Malone's, featuring live music and entertainment, will kick off with kegs and eggs at 7 a.m. Saturday. WEBN's Kidd Chris will broadcast live at the party from noon-4 p.m. WEBN and Molly Malone's will give away free 2018 St. Paddy's Day Bud Light T-shirts to the first 100 people. Budweiser and Bud Lite drink specials will be on tap throughout the day.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FAg0pb

The Oak Tavern

When: Begins at 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: 3089 Madison Road, Oakley
Details: The Oak Tavern will open early on St. Patrick's Day to serve beers and breakfast. The tavern will stay open until 2 a.m. Sunday.
Information: http://bit.ly/2GNHPaH

Cock & Bull Public House

When: Begins at 6 a.m. Saturday
Where: Glendale Village, Clifton, Mainstrasse Village and Hyde Park locations
Details: Free T-shirts will be available to the first 600 people through the doors. Green eggs and ham, Guinness pancakes and green beer will be served all day. Featured beers will include Braxton Brewery offerings, along with 60 other craft and local beers at each location.
Information: www.CockandBullCincinnati.com

Molly Malone’s Pleasant Ridge

When: Begins at 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: 6111 Montgomery Road, Pleasant Ridge
Details: Kegs and eggs will start at 7 a.m. Saturday. An outdoor festival with live music and entertainment will start inside a heated tent at noon and run all day.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H3Ei8o

The Pub at Rookwood

When: Begins at 6 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 2692 Madison Road, Norwood
Details: Kegs and eggs will be served starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, followed by live music from noon to midnight. Drink specials will include $2 Jell-O shots; $6 Guinness, Guinness Blonde, Smithwick's and Harp; $4.50 green beer; $5 Irish sinkers, Fireball and Jameson shots; and $4.50 Bud and Bud Light aluminum cans.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H6cMHc

The Pub at Crestview Hills

When: Begins at 8 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 2853 Dixie Highway, Crestview Hills
Details: Kegs and eggs will be served starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, followed by live music from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Drink specials will include $2 Jell-O shots; $6 Guinness, Guinness Blonde, Smithwick's and Harp; $4.50 green beer; $5 Irish sinkers, Fireball and Jameson shots; $6 Angry Orchard; $4 Hell-Cat Maggie; and $4.50 Bud and Bud Light aluminum cans.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H5PCAH

Mac's Pizza Mainstrasse

When: Begins at 6 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 604 Main St., Covington 
Details: Breakfast pizza and Lucky Charms will be served when the doors open. The first 100 people will get a free T-shirt. Drink specials will include $10 green beer pitchers; $5 Guinness; and $5 car bombs and Jameson. More than 20 TVs will be tuned to March Madness basketball. There also will be live music with Matt Cowherd downstairs and a DJ provided by Self Diploma in the Attic.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H68nE1

The Draft Bar & Grille

When: Begins at 9 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 7029 Yankee Road, Liberty Township
Details: Kegs and eggs will be served from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Drink specials will include $3 green beer, $4 mini beer shots and $5 Irish car bombs. A DJ will start at 9 p.m.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H5q2M7

Dingle House

When: Begins at 8 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 9102 West Chester Towne Center Drive, West Chester Township
Details: Kegs and eggs will be served starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, with live music starting at 11 a.m. Drink specials will include $5 Guinness from 8-9 a.m.; $2 Labatt's; and five-for-$10 Founders Solid Gold bottles. There also will be bagpipes, Irish dancers, special beer tappings and shot and food specials.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H6AALa

Narrow Path Brewing

When: Begins at 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: 106 Karl Brown Way, Loveland
Details: Loveland’s sole craft brewery is hosting its first anniversary party from 8 a.m. until midnight on St. Patrick’s Day. Kegs and eggs will be served when the doors open, followed by food from Tano's Bistro the rest of the day. Narrow Path's Irish red and Irish coffee stout will be on tap, along with some new experimental beers.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H7bBrd

Darkness Brewing

When: Begins at 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: 224 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue
Details: Darkness will serve kegs and eggs with Cheese-N-Chong starting at 7 a.m. Saturday. It will serve an Irish Red ale all day. There also will be a live drink-and-draw event with an Irish fiddler.
Information: http://bit.ly/2Ha8S07

Lucky Turtle

When: Begins at 8 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 8621 Winton Road, Finneytown
Details: Doors open at 8 a.m. Saturday with coffee and doughnuts, followed by brunch from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Drink specials will include $3 shots, $4 Irish breakfasts and $5 Bloody Molly cocktails. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2FBlBvE

Fries Cafe

When: Begins at 5:30 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 3247 Jefferson Ave., Corryville
Details: Fries will start serving green brats and eggs at 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Drink specials will include $4 crafty car bombs; $3 Harp, Guinness and Smithwick's on draft; and $5 Pot O' Gold and Founders Solid Golds in 12-ounce cans.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FAeqnp

Dunlap Cafe

When: Begins at 8 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 1926 Dunlap St., Over-the-Rhine
Details: Dunlap will serve an egg, ham and cheese breakfast sandwich on an Irish muffin for $3. Other food specials will include a bowl of corned beef and cabbage for $4. Drink specials will include $3 Guinness and $5 Irish coffee.
Information: http://bit.ly/2Gbo0uS 

March First Brewing

When: Begins at 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: 7885 E. Kemper Road, Sycamore Township
Details: Kegs and eggs will be served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the taproom.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FCvj0K 

Swine City Brewing

When: Begins at 7 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 4614 Industry Drive, Fairfield
Details: Swine City's beer will start flowing at 7 a.m. Saturday. Sunny Side Brunch food truck will start serving breakfast at 8 a.m. Dapper Doughnuts will dish out sweets starting at 1 p.m., and Mashed Roots will provide dinner beginning at 4 p.m. Music will start at 9 p.m.
Information: http://bit.ly/2GacsI6

Woodburn Brewery

When: Begins 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: 2800 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills
Details: Irish-inspired food and Woodburn's new Irish Dry Stout on nitro will be served, and there will be live music throughout the day. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2FD6FgC 

Green beer and parties

Post Office Place

When: Begins at noon Saturday
Where: 3923 Eastern Ave., East End
Details: Post Office Place will offer $5 Jameson.
Information: http://bit.ly/2oBwweO 

The Roosevelt Room

When: Begins at noon Saturday
Where: 7500 Bales St., Suite A-104, Liberty Township
Details: The Roosevelt Room will open early on St. Patrick's Day. The bar will serve $5 Lucky Charm Shots and give away green swag. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2F4NwAF

Arnold's Bar and Grill

When: Begins at 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: 210 E. Eighth St., Downtown
Details: Drink specials will include $5 pints of Guinness, Harp and Smithwick's Irish beers and $4 Jameson, Clontarf and Quiet Man Irish whiskeys. The Roving Rogues will play Irish music from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, and the Part Time Gentlemen will play a mix of Americana and Irish tunes from 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Information: http://bit.ly/2HdLzlU

St. Patrick's Day Brewery Tour

When: 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: JACK Cincinnati Casino, 1000 Broadway St., Downtown
Details: The Cincy Brew Bus is offering a St. Patrick's Day tour of local breweries serving Irish-style beers. Those breweries include a tasting of Mac the Willis at MadTree, a beer at Streetside Brewery and a Shamrock Shake at Listermann Brewing Co. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2F5uVo1

Streetside Brewery

When: Begins 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: 4003 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum
Details: Streetside will open early for St. Patrick's Day. OTR Bagel Bar will sell bagels and schmears all morning and Street Chef Brigade will be open all day. Streetside will serve its Black Velvet Band dry Irish stout on both normal and nitro taps.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H97Gds

Hotel Covington

When: Begins at 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: 638 Madison Ave., Covington
Details: There will be green beer and food specials available all day. Drink specials also will include Guinness and Jameson. There also will be a dinner special: wine-braised lamb Shepherd's pie for $21. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2H5ij0C

McKinley's Pub

When: Begins at 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: 5120 Pleasant Ave., Suite 1, Fairfield
Details: Enjoy green beer and other beer and shot specials throughout the day. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2H9vAFv

Twenty Mile Tavern

When: Begins at noon Saturday
Where: 3221 W. U.S. 223, Loveland
Details: There will be free snacks, chips, dips, pretzels and party favors, $2 draft green Bud Light and a bucket of five beers for the price of four. Enjoy DJ Big Sexy Shawn and karaoke from noon to 2:30 a.m.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H7aJm8

MVP Sports Bar & Grille

When: Begins 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: 6923 Plainfield Road, Silverton
Details: MVP will serve breakfast and brunch. There also will be raffles, split the pot and more to benefit St. Rita's School for the Deaf. Drink specials will include Guinness, Bloody Marys, Irish Breakfast shots and Irish coffee.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H6zfE4

Lisse

When: Begins at 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: 530 Main St., Covington
Details: St. Patrick’s Day food and drink specials will be available at the rooftop lounge, with March Madness games on TVs. There also will be live music with G. Burton and Jeff Boling. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2H7H7VE

Rivertown Brewery and Barrel House

When: Begins at 11 a.m. Saturday 
Where: 6550 Hamilton Lebanon Road, Monroe
Details: Special Irish food menu will include stew and corned beef and cabbage. Drink specials will include a green 3984 Lager, green Divergent with Woodruff Syrup and Rivertown Appletini. Live music will start at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, and guests will receive Shamrock necklaces while supplies last.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FrTnmT

Hightail Mount Adams

When: Begins at noon Saturday
Where: 941 Pavilion St., Mount Adams
Details: Hightail will open at noon Saturday with a Lucky Charms bar. Drink specials will include leprechaun bombs and a Jameson Irish Whiskey gift basket giveaway.
Information: http://bit.ly/2H9SVHk

Rosedale

When: Begins at noon Saturday
Where: 208 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine
Details: Rosedale's patio will open at noon Saturday, and the bar will serve $4 Irish stouts all day. 
Information: http://bit.ly/2HeS5sG

Queen City Exchange

When: Begins at 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: 32 W. Court St., Downtown
Details: Drink specials will include $3 green draft beers.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FvtcMd

Bar Louie Oakley Station

When: Begins at 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: 3100 Vandercar Way, Oakley
Details: Drink specials will include $4 green beer and $5 Kilbeggan whiskey shots.
Information: http://bit.ly/2Fw9aRI

Igby's

When: Begins at 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: 122 E. Sixth St., Downtown
Details: Drink specials will include $7 Jameson Irish whiskey mules. There also will be Irish dancers and a lucky coin pull for the chance to win gift cards and drinks.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FzgQTm

Listermann Brewing Co. 

When: Begins at 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: 1621 Dana Ave., Evanston
Details: Listermann will open early for its barrel-aged Imperial Shamrock Shake and Imperial Shake with coffee beer releases. The brewery will have about 30 cases of each for sale. The beers also will be on tap and sold by the pint.
Information: http://bit.ly/2FHMm1w 

Community events

Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati

When: Noon-10 p.m. Saturday 
Where: 3905 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum
Details: The Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati's St. Patrick's Day celebration will begin with a Mass at noon Saturday, followed by music, dance, food, drinks and fun. Live entertainment will begin at 2 p.m. The event is free for members and $5 in advance or $7 at the door for non-members. 
Information: www.irishcenterofcincinnati.com

St. Patrick’s Day on Fountain Square

When: Noon-8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown
Details: Live music, Irish food and green beer will be available for sale, as well as merch and beer.
Information: myfountainsquare.com

McGing Irish Dancers performances

When: 1-6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's Oakley and Madeira branches, ArtsWave's Shamrock Family Fun event at the Anderson Pavilion and Carol Ann's Carousel, the Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati and the Columbia Township St. Patrick's Day block party.
Details: Enjoy live performances at various community events.
Information: www.mcgingdancers.com

Connect Cincy St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

When: 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Where: Plainville Road between Bramble and Cambridge, Columbia Township
Details: Enjoy a day of drinks, entertainment, food and ice cream benefiting Connect Cincy's effort to complete the Little Miami Bike Trail between Terrace Park, Mariemont and the Murray Avenue Connector at Madison Place. Drink specials will include $3 craft and domestic beers and $3 red and white wine pours. Food trucks and local vendors also will be there.
Information: www.columbiatwp.org

ArtsWave Days: Shamrock Family Fun

When: 1-4 p.m. Saturday
Where: 8 E. Mehring Way, Downtown
Details: ArtsWave will host live entertainment, rides on Carol Ann's Carousel and a free root beer bar at Anderson Pavilion in Smale Riverfront Park on St. Patrick's Day. The day also will include dancing lessons with Cincinnati’s String Quartet featuring Irish fiddle champion Jack Bogard and dancers from the McGing School. 
Information: guide.artswave.org

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