Looking to stay closer to home this St. Patrick’s Day? You’re in luck! Because Dorchester has music, cocktails, Guinness, menu specials, Irish Step Dancers, and more!

Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage

There’s nothing more Irish than good ole corned beef and cabbage. 224 Boston and Dorset Hall will have corned beef and cabbage on the menu as a special all week long!  DJ’s Market is also featuring a cooked fresh daily corned beef sandwich all week/weekend! 


Ghost Pepper Parade Karaoke

Kick-off St. Patrick’s Day weekend with Karaoke at Ghost Pepper Thursday, March 14th, at 7:30pm (Sponsored by the DOT Day Parade).

Boston Harbor Distillery

Boston Harbor Distillery is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Sunday from 1pm-6pm!

Lower Mills Tavern

Enjoy festive food + drink specials at Lower Mills Tavern.  Irish Steppers will be stopping by and live Irish Sessions music will take place on Sunday 6pm-8pm.

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Guinness, not your thing? Stop in at Lucy’s American Tavern for a whole lineup of St. Patrick’s Day-inspired cocktails – including the Dublin Mule, They’re Always After Me Lucky Charms, and Irish Goodbye Old Fashioned.  Available all week long!

Banshee St. Patrick’s Week Specials 

The Banshee will be offering classic (and some not-so-classic!) Irish specials all week long. From a corned beef cabbage sandwich to corned beef cabbage eggrolls! 

The DOT Tavern St. Patrick’s Day Week Events

The DOT Tavern has a whole Irish week planned with music, comedy, Irish Step Dancers, and more! Don’t miss out on the match playing Saturday, March 16th at 12:45 – Ireland vs. Scotland (followed by live music!)

Shamrock Cookie Decorating Kit from Top Shelf Cookies

Top Shelf Cookies is offering a DIY Shamrock Cookie Decorating kit. Each kit includes either 6 or 12 Shamrock Shaped Sugar Cookies Green, Orange & White Frosting Green, Orange & White Decorating Sugars Green, Orange & White Sprinkles.  You can place your order HERE.

Greenhills Bakery

Greenhills is Dorchester’s very own hub for all things Irish! Stop in for scones, soda bread, Shepherd’s pie, Irish Cream iced coffee and more! Including an assortment of pantry items straight from across the pond.

The Ice Creamsmith

All month long, stop in at The Ice Creamsmith for their monthly sandwich collab with Top Shelf Cookies. For the month of March, the sandwich is the Shamrockwich. Short and Stout cookies with Bailey’s ice cream! 

Irish Step Dancing

The Woods School of Irish Dance will be performing around Dorchester on Friday, March 15th in Adams Village to raise funds for the girls off to Nationals this Summer! Details below:

Harp and Bard St. Patrick’s Day Week Events

Harp and Bard will be serving corned beef and cabbage on the menu Thursday – Sunday! As well a jam packed week of Irish Celebrations including music and Irish step dancing.

Savin Hillbillies at Tavalo

The legendary Dorchester band, the Savin Hillbillies will be playing Irish Music on Saturday, March 16th at 8:30pm at Tavalo!

The Bowery Bar St. Patrick’s Day Week Events

If you’re looking for a Guinness or Reuben sandwich, you’ll find both and more at the Bowery Bar all month long.

Interested in venturing into Southie? Make sure to check out the Caught in Southie’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in South Boston!

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