St. Patrick’s Day 2011 is celebrated 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, brick and mortar brought over from the Emerald Isle, this establishment offers a truly authentic experience with a six-day party running from Friday, March 11 thru Thursday, March 17.
The blarney and fun crank up with an Irish Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with pints of the pride of Ireland (Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s) just $4 each. The Wild Celts put everyone in the spirit with best of song starting at 8 p.m. to Midnight both days. No cover charge.
Sunday, March 13 is a family affair in J.C. Wooloughan. Entertainment is provided by Martin Percival School of Irish Dance and John Windsor. The cost is $25 per person and children 10 and under are $15. Seating is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations are advised and can be made by calling 702-869-7725.
The party continues on Monday, March 15 with Irish Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring $4 selected pints.
On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day (Tuesday, March 16), Irish Happy Hour abounds from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.. The party tone is set with live entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight. No cover charge.
On St. Patrick’s Day, Doors open at 10 a.m. Traditional bag pipes launch the entertainment line-up at Noon with John Windsor, Acoustic Soul, Vegas U2, Cletus & the Sweat, and the Wild Celts providing continuous music.
The Backyard opens with live entertainment starting at 2 p.m. showcasing Tartanic, direct from Texas and guaranteeing a show to remember. Tartanic creates a high-energy pulse with their contemporary compositions using large drums and bag pipes. 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 (cover charge starts at 1 p.m.). Tickets are available at J.C. Wooloughan Irish Pub or can be reserved by calling 702-869-7725.