Shamrock the Block
All week, the Dairy Block and will be celebrating Irish culture, from drinks (stop by the whiskey tastings at Seven Grand) to dance (performances by WICK School of Irish Dance will be held in the Maven hotel lobby) to food (don’t miss the corned beef nachos at Kachina Cantina). March 11–17; times vary; free attendance

St. Patrick’s Day at the Red Barber
This RiNo rooftop bar is giving Denverites extra time to fit in their St. Patty’s shenanigans. Until Sunday, enjoy drink specials like $11 frozen green cocktails, $8 Guinness and Jameson, and $12 spinach artichoke dip. After Thursday, try the special corned beef and cabbage panini. Until March 19; times vary; free attendance

St. Patrick’s Day at WestFax Brewing
Swill some on-theme suds at this Lakewood brewery. In addition to WestFax’s large menu of ales, IPAs, and sours, they’ll be offering a dry Irish stout on nitro that they call “Tears of the English.” Seasoned Swine BBQ food truck will be on-site serving up cherry-smoked corned beef braised with WestFax beer, along with potatoes, carrots, and cabbage. March 17; 2 p.m.; free attendance

Holidaily Brewing Co. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Gluten-intolerance revelers will appreciate this Golden outfit’s St. Patty’s Day offerings. Choose from the brewery’s normal gluten-free beers, or celebrate the day with a special glittery-green brew. Plus, Farmhouse 5280 and Waive the Grain bakery will serve Irish-inspired, gluten-free dishes out of their food trucks. March 17; 2 p.m.–midnight; free attendance

Photo by Joni Schrantz

St. Patrick’s Day Party at Talnua Distillery
Each year, this Arvada distillery releases a limited-edition whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day to commemorate its anniversary. During this two-day fete, you can purchase one of the special bottles, then stick around to enjoy specialty cocktails, live music from the likes of Queen City Pipe Band and Banthom House, and grub from Big Belly Brothers BBQ and El Jefe Brats and Tots. March 17–18, 1–9 p.m.; free attendance; 21-plus

St. Paddy’s Family Pizza Night at Pelican Bay
If you’ll have your wee lads and lasses in tow this holiday, stop by this family-friendly celebration. Each child’s ticket (entry for adults is free!) gains them access to carnival games, face-painting, a photo booth, a mocktail bar, and more. Adults can purchase green beer and other specialty drinks at the bar; Pizzas and green sherbet floats will also be available. March 17; 6–9 p.m.; adults free, children $15–$20

St. Patrick’s Day at Luki Brewery
Arvada’s Luki Brewery has crafted two new beers for the holiday: “Sneaky Stoat,” a malty pale ale, and “Langered Leprechaun,” a dry Irish stout on nitro. Either pint will pair perfectly with a live performance by the Mile Highlanders, who will regale attendees at noon with bagpipes, drums, and Irish dancing. March 17; 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; free attendance

St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Establishment at Bradburn Village
Grab a mug of green beer or an Irish car bomb and prepare yourself for a night of Irish-themed festivities at this Westminster events venue. Watch the Wick Irish School of Dance perform a live dance at 8 p.m., then hit the dance floor and do a jig of your own to tunes spun by DJ Howe Eventful. Keep your eyes peeled for the hidden gold coins, which will earn you a free drink. March 17; 5 p.m.; $20–$25

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St. Patrick’s Day at Stanley Marketplace
Though Stanley Marketplace’s Cheluna Brewing Company is a Oaxaca, Mexico-inspired craft brewery, it’ll be paying homage to the Irish holiday with glasses of frosty green cerveza. While you’re at the Stanley, don’t miss a traditional Irish step dance by the Wick School of Irish Dance on the Southeast Plaza. March 17; performance at noon; free attendance

Rocky Mountain Tap & Garden: Hops ‘n Hash
Not only will this Louisville establishment have pints of the ubiquitous green beer, they’ll also be dishing out Irish delicacies like coddle and a Guinness Irish stew. Competitive partygoers can try games like stein holding, keg bowling, and a sausage-eating contest while the Colorado Junction String Band provides live entertainment. March 18; 1–5 p.m.; free attendance

Shamrock Soirée and Opera on Tap at Enigma Bazaar
On Friday, this Berkeley venue will host a party featuring tarot card readings, drink specials, and Celtic prog-rock band Indigent Row. On Saturday, settle in for Celtic tunes, drinking songs, and other Ireland-inspired melodies at the monthly music showcase Opera on Tap. Shamrock Soirée, March 17; 7-10 p.m., $7; Opera on Tap, March 18; 6–8 p.m.; $8–$10

Sham’rock’ St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Punch Bowl Social
Classic Irish songs (Dropkick Murphys, anyone?) will be in heavy rotation at this rambunctious bash. If you need a bit of cajoling before you hit the dance floor, the $7 beer-and-shot special might convince you. Or, try the restaurant’s karaoke, skeeball, and bowling activities. March 17–18; Sat 10 a.m.–2 am., Sun 10 a.m.–midnight

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St. Patrick’s Day at Zeppelin Station
Kickstart your St. Patty’s Day tomfoolery with the drink specials at this RiNo food hall and bar, from $10 Irish Drop Shots (Guiness, Irish cream, Jameson) to $5 Jello shots to a $13 Guinness-and-a-shot deal. For a more refined experience, head to the hall’s cocktail lounge, Le Rouge, where you’ll be treated to live entertainment and special themed cocktails. March 17–18; times vary; Le Rouge tickets $18, Zeppelin Station entry free

St. Patty’s Shamrock Shenanigans at Mile High Spirits
If you forgot your green garb at home, avoid getting pinched by arriving early to this bash: The first 250 guests will be given St. Patty’s beads and shamrock glasses. Once you’re inside the decor-bedecked tasting room, indulge in green cocktails and spirit infusions, hear music from DJ Kiss and DJ Agon, and dance the night away at a silent disco. March 17; 4 p.m.–close; no cover before 10 p.m.