There are plenty of shenanigans happening across the Hunter for St Patrick's Day, March 17.
Northern Star Hotel
Where’s the craic? It is on Beaumont Street according to the Northern Star Hotel. The pub is planning live music and entertainment, traditional Irish food and Guinness.
There will be three stages throughout the venue and a best-dressed competition.
Open from 11:30am with an Irish menu all day, Finnegan’s is ready for Paddy’s Day.
There will be live Irish entertainment from 5:30pm and DJs from 8.30pm.
Shenanigans at Maitland
Licensee of Shenanigans the Imperial Clayton Barrett said the venue would be packed from 9.30am and will stay that way all day.
“We normally sell about six kegs of Guinness a week – but on Saturday alone we’ll do 15 kegs easily. When the Irish party they tend to party hard.”
There will be live music, including the Maitland Pipe and Drums Band, Irish breakfast and plenty of themed merchandise. Read more.
Harrigan’s Irish Pub
For those heading to the Hunter Valley, Harrigan’s is the place to be because celebrations are running the entire weekend.
The pub has got Irish bands, Irish dancers, an Irish pipe band, specials and prizes to give away.
On Saturday the Port Stephens brewery will be pouring a special Irish ale and the kitchen will be serving popular Irish dishes.
There will also be a free concert by Micro Circus Duo from noon onwards. Led by Newcastle musician Greg McKew, Micro Circus duo will perform some Irish jigs, songs by Irish acts and mix it up with other popular songs. Read more.
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