On Saturday, make sure to dress in your best green clothes and maybe at the end of the rainbow you’ll find a pot of gold! Or, maybe just a great time with some friends. Either way, here are 17 places spread the St. Patrick’s cheer in and around Victoria.

Family Friendly

1. Greater Victoria Public Library – Central Branch

What: For ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft to celebrate the magic of fairies, wee folk and St. Patrick’s Day!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

2. Market Square

What: Live Entertainment (Irish Dancers, music)
Food Vendors (with an Irish theme)
Irish Crafting Station
Irish Vendors
Ballon Art
Face Painting
Hamster Ball Course
Dress in your #LeprechaunBest and bring the kids down for some Awesome fun!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 12 pm – 5 pm

Victoria Royals vs Everett Silvertips

What: It’s the last game of the regular season! Dress in green and help give the team some extra luck and cheer them loudly into the playoffs!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 7:05 pm


1. Irish Times Pub

What: Doors open at 7:00 am for breakfast.
Guinness starts Pouring at 9:00 am!!!!
Sports all Morning, Drinks all Day, Dancing all Night!
No reservations so get here early!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 7 am – Sunday, March 18th, 1 am

2. Bard & Banker

What: Join us for breakfast at 8:00 am, stay for Irish Dancers all day. Then Black Angus plays West Coast Celtic from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Then rock the night away with classic covers from The Temps from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 7 am – Sunday, March 18th, 1 am

3. Shark Club

What: For just $4, you can add a 1oz Jameson Barrelback to your beer of choice, or opt for 1oz Jameson with a side of Ginger highballs for just $5. As well, every time you order up a Jameson on March 17, you’ll be giving yourself an opportunity to win a pair of sweet green boxers. Sleep stylishly, friends.
When: Saturday, March 17th, 7 am – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

4. 328 Taphouse + Grill

What: There will be Guinness draught, food and drink specials, DJ playing, and green beer!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 11 am – 11 pm

5. The Penny Farthing Pub

What: Irish Dancers and Live Music at your neighbourhood pub in the heart of Oak Bay!
Irish Dancers from O’Brien School of Dance in the afternoon.
High Quadra Ramblers playing Celtic, Appalachian, old-time, folk, bluegrass, Cajun, and more from 12:30 pm -3:30 pm. Knackers Yard with the music of Ireland and Celtic nations from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Then round out the evening with The Ecclestons.
Families welcome until 9:00 pm
When: Saturday, March 17th, 11 am – midnight

6. Tudor House Liquor Store

What: Celebrate St Patricks Day with us with a taste of Ireland with Magners Cider.
From 3 to 7 pm stop by the tasting bar
When: Saturday, March 17th, 3 pm – 7 pm

7. Darcy’s Pub – Westshore

What: With St. Patty’s Day on a Saturday this year they had no choice but to start the best party in town early! Live music starts at 3 pm with special guests performances by Chase Spencer MusicElli HartDylan Stone & Company, Jariot & the Pharaoh Cats + BiPolar Bear.
When: Saturday, March 17th, 3 pm – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

8. 6 Mile Pub

What: Get your “Green On” and head down to the Six Mile Pub for the happiest St. Patrick’s celebration on the Island! Enjoy great food from the amazing menu, craft beer and Guinness on tap, and of course, toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ Irish and Celtic tunes featuring Cookeilidh!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm

9. The Loft Pub

What: Come down for some green beer and great music to celebrate St. Patrick’s day
When: Saturday, March 17th, 8 pm – 11:30 pm

10. Sticky Wicket 

DJ Yeezy Yee – Games Room – 9 pm start
DJ Bellyfish – Maples Room – 10 pm start
DJ Degree One – Clubhouse – 9 pm start
When: Saturday, March 17th, 9 pm – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

11. Canoe Brew Pub

What: Kick off St. Patrick’s Day the right way! They’ll be serving up drink specials all day followed by LIVE Music in the afternoon and evening. Best of all no cover!
Fish In A Birdcage – 2 – 4:30 pm
OK Charlie – 8:30pm-late
When: Saturday, March 17th, 2 pm – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

12. Distrikt Nightclub 

What: Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Distrikt Nightclub
Featuring Marshall A & Jansom
Doors at 9
When: Saturday, March 17th, 9 pm – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

13. Infinti Nightclub

What: Hey Y’alls and Jameson – All Night Drink Specials!
When: Saturday, March 17th, 9:30 pm – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

14. Upstairs Cabaret 

What:  Rap, hip-hop,  dance music, top 40 all night
DJ Shrew on the decks
Regular Saturday cover price
St. Paddy’s themed room
St. Paddy’s Drinks all night
When: Saturday, March 17th, 10pm – Sunday, March 18th, 2 am

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