Here are a couple of places to celebrate during Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday, March 10. Entertainment and drink specials will be offered throughout the day all over the downtown and beyond. Slainte!
♣ St. Patrick’s Parade
Mass, 10 a.m.; Brian P. Kelly memorial 2-mile footrace, 11; parade steps off at 11:45, downtown Scranton. stpatparade.com.
♣ Parade day at Andy Gavin’s
Opens at noon and offers traditional Irish cuisine including ham and cabbage, corned beef cabbage, cabbage shepherd’s pie and corned beef Reuben. There also will be music by Drive and the Fab Three with bagpipers throughout the day. A portion of the $6 cover benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Scranton. 570-346-8864 or andygavins.com.
♣ Parade Day at Ale Mary’s at The Bittenbender
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Music by Black Tie Stereo, Tom Graham, Eric Rudy and Rachel Galassi and Reach for the Sky. Drink specials all day. 126 Franklin Ave., Scranton. $10 cover; must have valid ID. 570-955-0176 or alemarysnepa.com.
♣ Parade day at Backyard Ale House
9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; no cover from 9 to 10 a.m. Entertainment by Black Tie Stereo, Ale House Funk Band, Mace in Dickson Band, Mike Mizwinski, Light Weight and Tom Graham. Special appearance by the Hudson Valley Regional Police Pipes and Drums. 523 Linden St., Scranton. $10 cover after 10 a.m. 570-955-0192 or backyardalehouse.com.
♣ Parade Day at the Bog
Doors open at 9 a.m. Entertainment by Tom Graham, Indigo Moon Brass Band, Justin Mazer and Friends, DJ Justin and bagpipers throughout the day. 341 Adams Ave., Scranton. $10 cover. 570-341-6761.
♣ Parade Day at Cooper’s Seafood House
Brunch from 7 to 10 a.m. Walk-ins welcome; reservations encouraged. Traditional Irish fare will be served from 11 a.m. until close. Entertainment by EJ the DJ, Jack Bordon and Jim Cullen and the Wanabees. 701 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. $15 for brunch. 570-346-6883 or coopers-seafood.com.
♣ Drunken Improv
8 to 10 p.m.; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Improv Beyond. AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. $5.
♣ Parade Day at Harry’s Bar
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drink specials and entertainment by the Barrel Chested Beer Bellies. 302 Penn Ave., Scranton. $5 all-day cover. 570-969-9100.
♣ Parade Day at Irish Wolf Pub
Doors open at 9 a.m. 503 Linden St., Scranton. $5 cover. 570-342-0401.
♣ St. Paddy’s Parade Day at McGrath’s Pub & Eatery
Doors open at 11 a.m.; happy hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $5 cover until 3 p.m. Entertainment by Jonny D, Maloney Bagpiper Band and Mace in Dickson. Enjoy a limited menu including corned beef Reubens. 112 E. Main St., Dalton. 570-563-2668.
♣ Kegs N’ Eggs
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Breakfast includes a buffet and domestic drafts. Drink specials on mimosas and bloody Marys. At 3 p.m., enjoy a ham and cabbage dinner. Entertainment by DJ Pat Dougher, New York Sanitation Bag Pipe Band and Irish Step Dancers. Waldorf Park Social Club, 13 Waldorf Lane, Scranton. $12 breakfast. 570-348-2285.
♣ Parade Day at Kildare’s Irish Pub
Doors open at 9 a.m. Entertainment by Lost in Paradise and the Benders. 119 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. $30 green VIP pass includes free T-shirt and first beer; $80 gold VIP pass includes T-shirt, open bar and buffet and heated tent. 570-344-4030 or kildarespub.com.
♣ Parade Day at Levels Bar & Grill
Meet and greet with We the Kings at 3 p.m. Entertainment by Breakdown Jimmy and Dance Hall Devils, Tommy Guns band and more. 519 Linden St., Scranton. Entry fee starts at $10. 570-237-2076.
♣ Parade Day at McNally’s Scranton
Opens at 11 a.m. Bagpipers will perform. There also will be a heated tent. 219 E. Market St., Scranton.
♣ Parade Day at Morgan’Z Pub & Eatery
Open at 11 a.m. Entertainment by Blinded Passenger Duo and bagpipers. 315 Green Ridge St., Scranton. 570-344-8300.
♣ Parade Day at O’Leary’s Pub
Music starts at 1:30 p.m. Entertainment by Giants of Science, B-Street Band and Jerry Trapper Band. 514 Ash St., Scranton. 570-344-3209.
♣ Pearl Jam Parade Day
Doors open at noon. Lost Dogs (Pearl Jam tribute band) performs at night. Villa Maria II, 1610 Washburn St., Scranton. 570-347-8010.
♣ Radisson presents Parade Day
Shamrockfest takes place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a performance by Nowhere Slow; Trax VIP party 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with performances by Tribes and WD-40. 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. $15 Shamrockfest/$25 Trax VIP Party. 570-558-3919 or radisson.com.
♣ St. Paddy’s Day Stache Bash
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Includes breakfast buffet and open draft bar, DJ, dancing, Irish bagpipers, games and mustache awards. All proceeds will be donated to the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society. POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave. $37 plus fees includes breakfast and bar/$23 plus fees includes breakfast and non-alcoholic drinks/$15 plus fees for children 6 to 12/free for children 5 and younger. eventbrite.com.
♣ St. Patrick’s Parade Day Party at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple
11 a.m. Entertainment by Old Friends Celtic Band, bagpipers and Irish step dancers. Open bar and light fare available for purchase. Admission is free, and families are welcome. 420 N. Washington Ave. 570-344-1111.
♣ After St. Patrick’s Day Parade Party
7:30 to 11 p.m. Features ham and cabbage dinners and ham sandwiches. All-day drink specials, music and fun. Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 314, 493 Meridian Ave., Scranton. 570-961-5495.
♣ Parade Day at Thirst T’s Bar and Grill
Doors open at 9 a.m.; entertainment from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. by Alex O’Brien, Blind Choice and Hold Fast. There also will be an appearance by the Greater Scranton Black Diamonds Pipe Band. Specials and giveaways throughout the day. 120 Lincoln St., Olyphant. 570-489-9901.
♣ Parade Day at Waldo’s Tavern
7 a.m. All-day drink specials. The kitchen will be open, and there will be no cover to get in the door. 406 Green Ridge St., Scranton. 570-961-8904.