As luck would have it, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Sunday this 12 months, that means that suburban bars and eating places are celebrating with inexperienced beer, corned beef, Irish music, Kegs and Eggs, Irish dancers and extra all weekend lengthy.

So, seize your inexperienced gear and head out in town.


28 W. New York St., Aurora, (630) 844-0400, and 5157 Major St., Downers Grove, (630) 969-0500,

In Aurora, the weeklong St. Patrick’s Day social gathering continues with Craic enjoying at 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, and Wild Colonial Bhoys headlining at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Be prepared for an early morning Sunday, March 17, as Kegs & Eggs begins at Eight a.m. Then settle in for a day of enjoyable with the Oswego Hearth Pipes & Drums Corp., the McNulty Irish Dancers, Wakefire, U2 Hype, Bagpiper Mike Courney, Knights of Ballydoyle, The Founding and extra enjoying all through the day.

In Downers Grove, the social gathering has already began. There is a five-course Irish whiskey tasting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, for $35. Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, The Wild Colonial Bhoys carry out; at 9 p.m. Saturday, hearken to The Outdoors Observe. Rise up early on St. Patrick’s Day for Ballydoyle’s Kegs & Eggs Irish buffet at Eight a.m. You will need to seize a spot early as there is a full day of Irish leisure, together with the Oswego Hearth Pipes & Drums Corp., the McNulty Irish Dancers, Bagpiper Mike Courney, The Whiskey Brothers, Knights of Ballydoyle, Aiden O’Toole and extra. U2 Hype (previously Elevation!) will shut out the evening.

Bar Louie

Areas in Bolingbrook, Geneva, Mount Prospect, Naperville, Oakbrook Terrace, Schaumburg and extra. Throw on one thing inexperienced and head to a suburban Bar Louie for the St. Patrick’s Daze celebrations Friday by Sunday, March 15-17. Inexperienced beer and Irish whiskey will likely be on faucet all weekend.

Blossom Cafe

8349 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, (708) 453-5300, You probably have a hankering for corned beef and cabbage and reside music St. Patrick’s Day weekend, then cease by Friday by Sunday, March 15-17, to eat, drink and be Irish.

Damaged Oar

614 Rawson Bridge Street, Port Barrington, (847) 639-9468, Shamrockers Ball 2019 continues Friday by Sunday, March 15-17, underneath two heated tents. Two White Crew and Idiot Home play Friday; seventh heaven, Trendy Day Romeos, Suburban Cowboys and Lava Rock headline Saturday; and Irish dancers, 16 Candles, Libido Funk Circus and Rumor Hazit carry out Sunday. It is $5 per day for this 21-and-older occasion.

Bub Metropolis

5441 Park Place, Rosemont, (847) 261-0399, Bub Metropolis Rosemont will likely be internet hosting a particular St. Patrick’s Sunday brunch that includes nation music, with slightly Irish people thrown in, by Senn Alan from the Senn Alan Band and multi-instrumentalist Brandon Reisdorf.

Buffalo Creek Brewing

360 Historic Lane, Lengthy Grove, (847) 821-6140, Saturday, March 16, is Inexperienced Eggs and Irish day. Get to Buffalo Creek at 9 a.m. for complimentary inexperienced eggs and hash. Reap the benefits of $1 off on pints of Burning Pink all through the day. Stay music from Tiny Nation continues the social gathering at 7:30 p.m.


Areas in Aurora, Batavia, Bloomingdale, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Naperville, South Elgin, St. Charles, Streamwood, Wheaton and extra. All through March, order up The Fortunate Jameson — Jameson Irish Whiskey and Lunazul Blanco tequila topped with orange and lime slices — for less than $5.

Di Pescara

2124 Northbrook Courtroom, Northbrook, (847) 498-4321, Dine on braised corn beef and cabbage, fish and chips, half-priced beer and extra from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17.

Dover Straits

890 E. Route 45, Mundelein, (847) 949-1550 or Dive in to corned beef and cabbage on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17. Plus, there’s reside leisure and dancing from Eight p.m. to midnight Saturday.

The more green you can find to wear to Finn McCool's St. Patrick's weekend parties, the better.

The extra inexperienced you will discover to put on to Finn McCool’s St. Patrick’s weekend events, the higher.
– Courtesy of Finn McCool’s

Finn McCool’s Irish Sports activities Pub

1941 E. Algonquin Street, Schaumburg, (847) 303-5100, Are you searching for a rocking St. Patrick’s Day bash this weekend? Finn Fest in Schaumburg brings collectively headliners together with Karma Committee (7 p.m. Friday), seventh Heaven (9:30 p.m. Friday), Chasing Alice (6:30 p.m. Saturday), Charlie Foxtrot (9:30 p.m. Saturday), Idiot Home (5 and seven:15 p.m. Sunday), DJ emcees, bag pipers, Irish dancers and extra underneath a large heated tent for 3 days of enjoyable Friday by Sunday, March 15-17. Plus, count on beer specials, prizes, giveaways, St. Patrick’s beads and extra. Meals specials embody $Eight corned beef sandwiches, $7.99 open-faced Reuben half sandwich with fries or tots, $6.99 loaded Irish fries with corned beef, sauerkraut, horseradish and Swiss cheese, $12.99 corned beef and cabbage dinner and $Three pizza slices within the tent. Fest admission is $10 per day or $25 for all three days, primarily based on house availability. Tickets are on sale now. Hours are 11 a.m. to three a.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. The tent will likely be open at 5 p.m. every day.

Crystal Lake: 72 N. Williams St., (815) 356-1155 or Shake your shamrocks on the Crystal Lake location as there will likely be a DJ and dancing till 2 a.m. Saturday. And do not forget the inexperienced beer, corned beef and Irish dancers. The enjoyable occurs Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17.

Mount Prospect: 702 N. River Street, Mount Prospect, (847) 298-7200 or It is shamrock shenanigans on the Mount Prospect Finn McCool’s Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17. Anticipate inexperienced beer, corned beef and extra.

Fox & Turtle

400 E. Orchard St., Itasca, (630) 773-1801, Dine on corned beef and inexperienced beer Friday by Sunday, March 15-17.

Johnny’s Kitchen & Faucet

1740 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, (847) 699-9999, The St. Patrick’s celebration features a corned beef and cabbage dinner for $16.95 and reside music. Dan the Piano Man headlines Friday, March 15, The Chancers play Saturday, March 16, and Stan Karcz performs Sunday, March 17.

Munch on fish and chips and other Irish favorites at McBride's North in Aurora.

Munch on fish and chips and different Irish favorites at McBride’s North in Aurora.
– John Starks | Employees Photographer, 2016

McBride’s North Pub & Grille

2340 S. Eola Street, Aurora, (630) 692-9606, There will likely be specials aplenty on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, at McBride’s. On Saturday, benefit from a $14 corned beef and cabbage dinner, $Three Jameson, $Four Guinness, $5 Automotive Bombs and $12 home buckets. DJ Rob will likely be spinning. Sunday affords extra, with bag pipes at Three p.m., Irish dancers at Four p.m., and specials like $14 corned beef and cabbage dinner, $12 home buckets, $5 Automotive Bombs, $Four Guinness pints, $4 22-ounce inexperienced beers (preserve the cup), $Three Jameson and $3 16-ounce inexperienced beers.

McGonigal’s Pub

105 S. Prepare dinner St., Barrington, (847) 277-7400, The Irish spirit will likely be flowing on the Barrington Celtic Fest Friday by Sunday, March 15-17, inside McGonigal’s Pub on the principle stage and in The Loft. Due to development subsequent to McGonigal’s, there won’t be a competition tent outdoor this 12 months. However you’ll be able to nonetheless take pleasure in numerous reside music, native retailers, Irish dancers, bagpipers, giveaways, particular visitors, and Irish meals and drinks inside. The restricted meals menu options corned beef and cabbage, Denny Reuben, corned beef sandwich, Shepherd’s Pie, fish and chips, Irish lamb stew and extra. There will likely be no particular seating or reservations taken throughout the free competition, which runs from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. Be aware: The fest is 21 and older after 9 p.m. every day.

McNally’s Irish Pub

109 W. Major St., St. Charles, (630) 513-6300, Rise up early Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, for McNally’s Breakfast & Beers beginning at 9 a.m. On Saturday, nosh on corned beef and cabbage and fish and chips and sip on Irish whiskey and Guinness. Sunday brings reside music from Gavin Coyle throughout the day, the Flannery Irish Dancers at 1 p.m., reside music from Dennis O’ Brien from 2 to five p.m. and extra on two ranges and the out of doors patio and plaza.

Grab a pint of Irish beer at Mickey Finn's this weekend.

Seize a pint of Irish beer at Mickey Finn’s this weekend.
– Every day Herald File Picture

Mickey Finn’s Brewery

345 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, (847) 362-6688, As soon as once more, Mickey Finn’s will get the social gathering began early, at 7:30 a.m. Friday, March 15, for the reside WIIL Rock distant Tom & Emily Morning Present. Free breakfast will likely be served till 9:30 a.m. Return at 10 p.m. to listen to Brecken Miles rock the home. Saturday, March 16, options music from Fitz & the Celts at 7 p.m. and Moon Cash at 10 p.m. There is a $5 cowl cost after 9 p.m. On Sunday, March 17, doorways open at 9 a.m. The Chicagoland Irish Bagpipers begin issues off at Three p.m., Fitz & the Celts play at Four p.m. and Hearthfire entertains at 7 p.m. Irish beers and cocktails, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips and Shepherd’s pie will likely be served all three days.

Miller’s Ale Home

778 N. Route 59, Aurora, (630) 332-8574; 455 E. Butterfield Street, Lombard, (630) 241-3371; and 1300 N. Meacham Street, Schaumburg, (847) 598-1090, or Chow down on St. Patrick’s Day specialties such because the corned beef Reuben sandwich ($8.49), Irish egg rolls ($7.99) and corned beef and cabbage ($12.99; solely accessible Friday by Sunday, March 15-17). Wash down the specials with an Irish Mule, a Guinness or a Jameson Irish Whiskey.

Muldoon’s Irish Pub

133 W. Entrance St., Wheaton, (630) 668-8866, On Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, take pleasure in drinks specials equivalent to $7 Irish pints, $Four Tullamore Dew pictures, $6 Tullamore Dew cocktails and $5 White Claw Exhausting Seltzer and take a look at home made Irish dishes like fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage, corned beef sandwiches and extra. Leisure on Saturday contains Cirrus Falcon from Three to six:30 p.m., the Flannery College of Irish Dance from 7 to 7:30 p.m., bagpiper Patrick Lynch from 7:30 to eight p.m. and The Ploughboys from Eight to 11 p.m. On Sunday, see the Trinity Irish Dancers from 12:30 to 1 p.m., Semple Duo from 1 to three p.m., McNulty Irish Dancers from Three to three:30 p.m. and Sprig O’Mint All Stars from 3:30 to six:30 p.m.

Murray Bros. Caddyshack

9546 Balmoral Ave., Rosemont, (847) 443-3673, On Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, Caddyshack will likely be serving corned beer and cabbage for $13.95 and a corned beef slider and soup combo for $10. Drink specials embody $Three inexperienced beer, $5 Guinness tall boy cans, $6 Jameson pictures and $6 Irish Automotive Bombs.

O’Hare’s Pub

207 S. Major St., Bartlett, (630) 372-8878, Begin off your St. Paddy’s weekend with Kegs & Eggs from Eight to 10 a.m. Friday by Sunday, March 15-17. Come again at 7 p.m. Friday for music from Yesterdays Information within the heated tent. Saturday leisure contains the Flannery Irish Dancers from Four to five p.m. and Charlie Love & The Silky Easy Band that includes Jeff Stone from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday options the Flannery Irish Dancers from Four to five p.m. and the sounds of Rick Lindy from 7 to 10 p.m. Anticipate numerous inexperienced beer and Irish favorites. There is a $10 cowl every evening; no cowl for youths 16 and youthful.

Previous City Pour Home

1703 Freedom Drive, Naperville, (630) 448-6020, and eight Oak Brook Heart, Oak Brook, (630) 601-1440 or Irish specials are flowing at Previous City Pour Home now by Monday, March 18. Irish specials characteristic the corned beef Reuben, shepherd’s pie and corned beef poutine.

O’Malley’s Pub & Eatery

701 Hill Ave., Aurora, (630) 898-8700, O’Malley’s hosts St. Patrick’s occasions all week, however the social gathering actually will get began at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, with Kegs & Eggs. At Three p.m., be a part of the Baggage Tourney (climate allowing) or hang around and hearken to the Acoustic Duo with Sammy Jo and AI U. There’s face portray from 5 to 7 p.m., Irish dancers at 7:15 p.m. and The After 5 Band headlines at 9 p.m. Come again at Eight a.m. Sunday for the Kegs & Eggs Irish breakfast. The McNulty Irish Dancers will carry out at midday and 5 p.m., the Acoustic Duo with Sammy Jo and AI U is on from 1 to Four p.m., hearken to Irish bagpipers at 6 p.m., Echo and Ransom play from 6 to 9 p.m. and there is a Bulls ticket giveaway at 7 p.m. Plus, there’s inexperienced beer, Irish meals, social gathering favors and giveaways all weekend.

It's corned beef and cabbage time at O'Toole's this weekend.

It is corned beef and cabbage time at O’Toole’s this weekend.
– Courtesy of O’Toole’s


412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, (847) 984-2599, Anticipate numerous Irish-themed meals, drink specials, swag giveaways and particular occasions all weekend. The O’Hare Irish Dance Troop performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, within the 412 Lounge. The St. Patrick’s Day Social gathering will get rolling with a DJ at Eight p.m. Saturday, March 16. Come again early Sunday, March 17, for the 10 a.m. brunch accompanied by music from Citadel Hill Duo from 10 a.m. to midday.

Peggy Kinnane’s Irish Restaurant & Pub

Eight N. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights, (847) 577-7733, Fete St. Patrick’s Day all weekend at Peggy Kinnane’s. On Friday, March 15, the Hogan Irish Dancers will carry out from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and there will likely be a Jameson sampling and giveaways from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Ken Dix Band will carry out a free set beginning at Eight p.m. Doorways open at 10 a.m. Saturday for a day of enjoyable. The Hogan Irish Dancers carry out at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m., the Guinness Bagpipers play all through the day, and Sean and Charlie play from Four to 11 p.m. Plus, count on a particular St. Pat’s menu that includes Irish meals and drinks and giveaways together with T-shirts, hats and beads all weekend. There is a $5 cowl beginning at 3:30 p.m. Doorways open at 10 a.m. on St. Patricks Day when The Chicago Highlanders Pipes and Drums carry out at 1 p.m., the Hogan Irish Dancers at 2 p.m. and Home of Fagen from Four to 10 p.m.

Prairie Grass Cafe's Irish Eyes are Smiling cocktail is a blend of Jameson, homemade mint syrup, Bailey's and cream.

Prairie Grass Cafe’s Irish Eyes are Smiling cocktail is a mix of Jameson, home made mint syrup, Bailey’s and cream.
– Courtesy of Prairie Grass Cafe

Prairie Grass Cafe

601 N. Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, (847) 205-4433, St. Patrick’s Day specials on Saturday, March 16, embody a particular dip manufactured from sauerkraut, shredded corned beef, home made Thousand Island dressing and Swiss cheese in a crock with rye toast crostini for $12. On Sunday, brunch options corned beef hash served with poached eggs, inexperienced hollandaise and sautéed potatoes for $16. For dinner, the corned beef and cabbage with carrots and potatoes and Irish soda bread is $24. The specialty Irish Eyes are Smiling cocktail (Jameson, home made mint syrup, Bailey’s and cream) is $12.

Quigley’s Irish Pub

43 E. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 428-4774, Along with conventional Irish meals and drinks, Quigley’s honors St. Patrick’s Day with The Creeky Timbers enjoying at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 15. On Saturday, Finger on the Set off performs at midday and Cirrus Falcon headlines at 8:30 p.m. New Aspect performs at midday Sunday.

RA Sushi will be serving the Green Dragon Bomb in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

RA Sushi will likely be serving the Inexperienced Dragon Bomb in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.
– Courtesy of RA Sushi

RA Sushi

310 Yorktown Buying Heart, Lombard, (630) 627-6800, RA Sushi honors St. Patty’s Day Friday by Sunday, March 15-17, with specialty drinks. Strive the Inexperienced Scorching Sake ($1), Jameson Shot ($5), Kirin or Kirin Gentle 22-ounce ($5), Fortunate Margarita ($6), Inexperienced Dragon Bomb ($6), Irish Mule ($6), Irish Mule Pitcher ($20) and Fortunate Margarita Punch Bowl ($20).

Actual Time Sports activities

1120 W. Devon Ave., Elk Grove Village, (847) 534-5000, Actual Time celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with inexperienced beer and a St. Paddy’s Day Platter ($13.95) all weekend. On Sunday, benefit from the all-you-can-eat buffet that includes corned beef, steamed cabbage, crimson potatoes, peas and carrots and soda bread for $16.95.

Rose Backyard Cafe

111 E. Higgins Street, Elk Grove Village, (847) 952-1881, The house-cooked corned beef and cabbage plate is $13.95 Friday by Sunday, March 15-17.

Sam’s of Arlington

1863 W. Central Street, Arlington Heights, (847) 577-1800, Sam’s is serving corned beef and cabbage day by day by Sunday, March 17.

Shaw’s Crab Home

1900 E. Higgins Street, Schaumburg, (847) 517-2722, From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17, brunch will characteristic corn beef hash and inexperienced cupcakes. Specialty drinks embody $6 Verde Maria, $6 Irish espresso and extra. Brunch is $65 for adults and $15 for youths 7-12. Put on inexperienced to obtain a $30 reward card for use towards a future go to.

Reuben egg rolls are a favorite at Timothy O'Toole's in Lake Villa.

Reuben egg rolls are a favourite at Timothy O’Toole’s in Lake Villa.
– Rick West | Employees Photographer

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub

5572 Grand Ave., (847) 249-0800, Gurnee, There will likely be a great deal of drink specials, prizes, bagpipers, a DJ spinning beginning at Eight p.m., beads and swag giveaways and Irish-inspired dishes by chef Corey Grupe throughout the pub’s 10th annual St. Patrick’s celebration in Gurnee. There will likely be drink specials galore, together with $4.50 inexperienced beer pints and $18 inexperienced beer pitchers. Or attempt the Soiled Leprechaun ($6.50), Irish Mule ($8), Irish espresso ($8), Irish Appletini ($10), Irish Automotive Bomb ($8), Guinness ($6.50), Jell-O Pictures ($4), Jameson Pictures ($5) and extra. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, and 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday, March 17.

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub

10 W. Grand Ave. Lake Villa, (847) 979-0600, The St. Patrick’s weekend social gathering begins on Friday, March 15, with reside music from Kev & Co. and a barbecue. Rise up early Saturday, March 16, for the Irish-themed breakfast beginning at Eight a.m. Benefit from the Lake Villa Township Parade at midday after which come again to listen to bagpipers from 2 to three p.m. and 5 to six p.m. earlier than a DJ spins at Eight p.m. Sunday begins early with the Irish-themed breakfast at Eight a.m. All weekend, there will likely be drink specials (inexperienced beer is $4.50 a pint or $18 a pitcher), prizes, beads, swag giveaways and Irish-inspired dishes by chef Corey Grupe. Hours are 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Eight a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday and eight a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Corned beef will be on Weber Grill's menu through Sunday, March 17.

Corned beef will likely be on Weber Grill’s menu by Sunday, March 17.
– Courtesy of Weber Grill Eating places

Weber Grill Eating places

2331 Fountain Sq., Lombard, (630) 953-8880, and 1010 N. Meacham Street, Schaumburg, (847) 413-0800, Now by Sunday, March 17, benefit from corned beef specials together with the hickory-smoked corned beef sandwich for $12.50 at lunch and the hickory-smoked corned beef dinner for $18 at dinner.


235 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire, (847) 279-7900; 232 Oakbrook Heart, Oak Brook, (630) 586-9000; and 1250 E. Higgins Street, Schaumburg, (847) 995-0100, Wildfire will likely be serving up a corned beef and cabbage platter and chocolate stout cake after Three p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, and all day Sunday, March 17.

Yard House recently added Irish cocktails like the Dublin Mule to its menu.

Yard Home just lately added Irish cocktails just like the Dublin Mule to its menu.
– Courtesy of Yard Home

Yard Home

2301 Fountain Sq. Drive, Lombard, (630) 495-1912, and 1880 Tower Drive, Glenview, (847) 729-9273, Yard Home just lately added new Irish dishes such because the whiskey black pepper wings, corned beef egg rolls, Shepherd’s Pie & Mash, grilled Guinness cheddar and braised beef soften and whiskey-glazed salmon. Take a look at the brand new drinks, too: Dublin Mule, the Jameson Margarita, Guinness Blonde or Consuming Duos equivalent to Jameson Caskmates IPA and Guinness Blonde or Jameson Caskmates Stout and Guinness Stout.


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