3-18-2017 Covered in Clovers

A young lady sports her green accessories at the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Baton Rouge.

Whitney Williston

Happy’s Irish Pub

Location: 136 3rd St.

On the 17th of every month, Happy’s Irish Pub celebrates “St. Practice Day” to practice for the real party on St. Patrick’s Day. On these practice day, its specials include $1 Guiness pints and $1 Jameson shots, which makes it safe to assume that its St. Patrick’s Day will be very competitive.  This downtown Irish pub is one of the few found in Baton Rouge. It is known to be busy on a nightly basis, so there is no doubt they will bring in a large crowd on the big day.

The Bulldog

Location: 4385 Perkins Road

The Bulldog is a bar and grill in Baton Rouge that offers 81 beers on tap and is located in the Southdown neighborhood. Its happy hour starts after 7 p.m. on weekdays, offering 50 cents off pints and $1 off pitchers. On St. Patrick’s Day, it’s said to offer a friendly and fun experience. With its patio and late night kitchen, The Bulldog seems to be the place for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration, especially for those who prefer to spend their Saturday with friends and strangers just looking to have some fun.

Bottle & Tap

Location: 11445 Coursey Blvd.

With a happy hour Monday through Sunday, Bottle & Tap brings promise of a good time, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. It offers beers, martinis and Jägermeisters for $5 or less during the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Take yourself to Bottle & Tap for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, and it is unlikely you will regret it.

Uncle Earl’s

Location: 3753 Perkins Road

Uncle Earl’s bar will be putting on their 9th annual St. Patrick’s Day Music Festival with food trucks on site. Wristbands for the “after party” at the bar are on sale for $20. They open at 6 a.m., and the bands start performing after the parades at noon. Every night the bar has specials — sometimes free drinks — that really bring in crowds. Their St. Paddy’s Day party is always a good time.


Location: 2854 Kalurah St.

At the end of the parade, you will find the martini bar Duvic’s. It’s known for itsmartinis and Bloody Mary’s. Because of its convenient location, Duvic’s is the perfect spot for a drink right after the parade. Its St. Patrick’s Day celebration will be one for the books with its huge selection of drinks and dimly lit atmosphere.