It’s time to dust off the favorite green garb and join revelers as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the grandest of styles at J.C. Wooloughan Irish Pub in the JW Marriott Las Vegas. As Las Vegas’ first bona fide Irish pub, brought over brick and mortar from the Emerald Isle, J.C. Wooloughan offers that authentic Irish experience with a five day festival running from Friday, March 13 to Tuesday, March 17.
The weekend cranks up with an Irish Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Pints of the pride of Ireland (Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s) are just $2 each. And The Wild Celts will put everyone in the spirit with best of song starting at 8 p.m. both days. No cover charge.
Sunday, March 15 is a family affair with a traditional Irish Brunch in J.C. Wooloughan with live entertainment by Martin Percival School of Irish Dance and The Wild Celts. The cost is $25 per person and children 10 and under are $15. For those wanting to enjoy the entertainment only, a $10 charge applies. Seating’s are available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations can be made by calling 702-869-7381.
Live Sunday evening; J.C. Wooloughan showcases Thompson/O’Keefe taking stage from 8 p.m. to midnight with no cover charge.
On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day (Monday, March 16), Irish Happy Hour abounds from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with special pint offer. The party tone is set with Playground rocking the pub from 8 p.m. to midnight. No cover charge.
J.C. Wooloughan Irish Pub is St. Patrick’s Day party central on Tuesday, March 17! Doors open at 11 a.m. with a smorgasbord of food and libation including a traditional steamship of Corned Beef Carvery. The bag pipes will launch the entertainment line-up at Noon with John Windsor, Playground and Thompson/O’Keefe offering continuous music all day and night.
At 3 p.m., The Backyard opens with live entertainment starting at 4 p.m. showcasing Tartanic, direct from Texas and guaranteeing a show to remember. Tartanic creates a high-energy pulse at 120 beats per minute and beyond. With their contemporary compositions melded with rhythms from around the world, they fill a niche in progressive Celtic music. And rounding out the festivities, The Wild Celts take the stage at 9 p.m. with the very best of Celtic rock playing to the wee hours.
A St. Patrick’s Day cover charge of $20 allows party revelers to enjoy both venues. Tickets are available at J.C. Wooloughan Irish Pub or can be reserved by calling 702-869-7725.
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