St. Patrick's Day 2012

Omnivore - Atlanta St. Patty's Day events: Where to drink yourself green


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For those courageous enough to brave the St. Patrick's Day bar/festival scene, here are some spots where the Guiness and Jameson will surely be a-flowin'.

[http://clatl.com/atlanta/atlantic_station/Location?oid=1296195|Atlantic Station 12 p.m. ShamRock the Station. Atlantic Station is teaming up with Meehan's Public House for their first full-on St. Patrick's Day party. Starting at noon, families can enjoy Irish dancing, games, face painting, balloon art and bagpipers. Live music will begin at 5 p.m., and the night will end with a fireworks display. Premium and craft beer stations with popular drinking games will be open all day. $10. ===Details===
===Buckhead Saloon=== 12 p.m. St. Patrick's Day Festival. March Madness kickoff, free entry before 4 p.m., drink specials, and Irish food such as corned beef and cabbage, Irish stew, and bangers and mash. $10-15. Details

===East Point Corner Tavern=== and ===Edgewood Corner Tavern=== 2 p.m. Karaoke O'Palooza. Two of the Corner Tavern locations will be celebrating St. Paddy's Day with Irish karaoke. Irish food and beer specials will be available. Free. ===Details===

===Fadó Irish Pub=== 7 a.m-3 a.m. St. Patrick's Day Celebration. Fadó will open at 7 a.m., and rugby fans can watch non-stop live action including Ireland vs. England in the final match of the RBS 6 Nations Rugby tournament. At noon, the Buckhead pub will open its doors to the street festival that includes beer tents, bagpipers and Irish dancers along with live music throughout the day and night. $10-15. ===Details===

===Limerick Junction Irish Pub=== 11 a.m. St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Block Party. The bar will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day as well as their 25th anniversary. A block party behind the pub will begin at 2 p.m. The party will include live music, traditional Irish food, and Irish beers. Free. Details

===Max Lager's=== 12 p.m. IMOS Cask Tapping. The St. Patrick's Day Parade begins in front of Max Lager's doorsteps, and the bar is celebrating with specialty beers. At noon they will be tapping three casks (including the 2011 Great American Beer Festival ® Bronze medal IMOS (Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout), IMOS infused with Dark Roast Coffee, and IMOS infused with cacao nibs from Ghana). Irish cocktails and food will also be available. Free. ===Details===

===Park Tavern=== 2 p.m. Lepre*Con 2012. Park Tavern will have live bands, multiple DJs, Irish Car Bombs, and beer galore on St. Patty's Day. Rowdy party games and other shenanigans will be going on throughout the day. $10. Details]

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