The 8 Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Rhode Island!

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day right, people search for authentic Irish experiences. From pubs to parades, Rhode Island has the experience you’re looking for this March 17. Get ready to don those green clothes and have a couple beers at these 8 great places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 

Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Newport, RI

The Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade is so big that it has its own festivities celebrating the halfway point until the next St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Enjoy the incredible floats, lively atmosphere, and of course—don’t forget to wear green!

McBride’s Irish Pub, Providence, RI

Located on Wayland Avenue in Providence, you’ll love this Irish Pub. A favorite haunt that won over the locals with its live music and trivia! 

Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Providence, RI

Stick to the city this St. Patrick's Day! Their annual St. Patrick's Day parade will feature more men clad in kilts than you could ever imagine.

Patrick’s Pub, Providence, RI

What better place to spend St. Patrick’s Day in than a pub that shares the holiday’s namesake? Enjoy and Guinness and step inside to play on the pool table or some darts. What’s more? They’re located right along the Providence Parade route.

Galway Bay Irish Pub, Pawtucket, RI

Looking for a good deal? Galway’s serves Guinness, among several other beers on tap. The pub brands itself as a “little taste of Ireland in Pawtucket,” and you’ll be sure to understand why! 

Tour de Patrick, Pawtucket, RI

This Irish 5K is a Pawtucket tradition! Walkers are welcome—because the race organizers know that it can be hard to run with a stomach full of beer!

County Cork Irish Pub, Warwick, RI

This Irish pub boasts a full kitchen with authentic Irish cuisine. With its perfect location right along the marina, you might not feel like you’re in Ireland with these great views, but the cuisine might just be enough to transport you there! 

Buskers Pub, Newport, RI

This spot isn’t just a pub—it’s a gastropub, which means that you can rest easy knowing you’re in good hands food and drink-wise. All food is freshly prepared, and the restaurant features a rotating variety of beers on tap. Hosting a big party, too? Their upstairs room can welcome up to 70 people.

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