Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in London 2023

With St. Patrick’s Day swiftly approaching on the 17th of March, it’s time to dust off your Irish dancing shoes and paint the town green. Unsure of where to go to celebrate? Our Paddy’s Day guide has the best events in London - slainte!

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1. Celebrate at Waxy O'Connor’s

What better way to spend Saint Patrick's then at London's famed Irish pub, Waxy's? Throughout the entire week, they'll be showcasing live music in their Church bar, while on the day they’ll have Molly’s Chambers on stage, kegs and kegs of Guinness, great giveaways, and plenty of craic. For the occasion, they'll be welcoming walk-ins only, so make sure to get there early and celebrate their biggest party of the year!

Location: Waxy O'Connor's, 14-16 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DD

Looking for the best pint of Guinness in the city? Make sure to check out our Top Irish Pubs guide for plenty of craic, live music, and maybe even some packets of Irish Taytos…

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2. Laugh Along to Irish Comedy in Camden

If you're looking for a barrel of laughs, Comedy Carnival are holding a themed evening this St. Patrick's Day. Drop by the Camden Club for a night of Irish comics including Peter Flanagan, Kevin O’Connell, Patrick Monahan and MC Michael Legge. Continue the night with a trip to the late bar after the show - it's open until midnight!

Location: The Camden Club, 72-73, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AN

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3. Dance the Night Away at the Culchie Cabaret

Crack open the Guinness and shake out your snakes with the greenest, glitziest, and wildest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in London. This event comes in two parts: an extravagant Culchie Cabaret with Marian Mart and a mega afterparty on until 3am. Held at The Glory, join your host Xnthony and a line-up of Irish stars for endless drag, pop anthems,  céilí, and all-round fun.

Location: The Glory, 281 Kingsland Road, London E2 8AS

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4. Calling all Patricks (and Patricias) to O'Neills Wardour Street!

This year, O'Neills Wardour Street are taking their celebrations to the next level. Drop by the classic pub for an entire weekend of good craic with plenty of food, dancing, and two for one shots of Baby Guinness (just make sure to download the app). If your name is Patrick or Patricia, then you’ve got the luck of the Irish, as you’re entitled to a free pint of Guinness!

Location: O'Neills Wardour Street, 33-37 Wardour Street, Greater, London W1D 6PU

5. Join the Fun at a Paddy’s Day Pub Quiz

We hope that you've brushed up on your Irish culture and history, as Big Penny Social will be testing your knowledge this Patrick's Day. Hosted by David Veniar, teams will have the chance to win a £100 bar tab and a rolling jackpot for only £2 per person entry! Location: 1 Priestley Way,London, E17 6AL

If you’re looking for more events to celebrate Paddy’s Day, then make sure to check out our What’s On This Week guide by downloading the Bindy Street App to see the greenest celebrations in the city - all for free!

Continue the party into the late hours… or welcome the blossoming of Spring with the prettiest flower fields around.

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