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San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Events | 2010

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 9:00 am to 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE

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San Francisco goes green for a day with three different block parties on St. Patrick’s Day 2010, free cab rides (yes! free taxi ride home after getting drunk) U2 tribute bands, live Irish dancing and more accordion and fiddle playing than you can carefully  shake your Guinness at.

Here’s our list of our  favorite events this year – most are free, but some require you to show up early to avoid paying a cover charge… but don’t worry… we’ll tell you all the details so you can enjoy St. Patrick’s Day on the cheap

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Early Morning St. Patty’s Day Celebrations

6am to 10am
Live 105 St. Patrick’s Day Live Broadcast with U2 Tribute | Financial Dist.

Wednesday, March 17 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Irish Bank

Rise up early and be among the first to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the annual Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Day block party. The festivities begin at 6am (yikes!!) with a live broadcast with No Name, Matty and Katie on the  Live 105 Morning Show until 10am.
Plus, rock out with live music by ace U2 tribute band Zoo Station (SF Weekly’s & SF Bay Guardian’s …

9am to Noon
Breakfast with Bagpipes & Irish Music | Farley’s – Potrero Hill

Wednesday, March 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Farley’s San Francisco

March 17th is Farley’s 21st Anniversary in Potrero Hill – Join them for live bagpipes at 9am with  followed by live Irish music until noon. That night at 8pm the Soul Delights play their popular R&B tunes for your dancing pleasure.

Late Night St. Patrick’s Day Block Parties

1pm to Midnight
Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Day Block Party | Financial Dist

Wednesday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | The Irish Bank

The Irish Bank pub on Mark Lane in the Financial District hosts live traditional Irish music in the alley from 1 to 3:30pm with the rather pedestrian DJ Pat spinning tunes until midnight. Cost: Free before 4pm or cover charge of $5 starting at 4pm) Fancy waking up early with U2? Live 105 St. Patrick’s Day …

2pm to 2am
O’Reilly’s St. Patrick’s Day Block Party 2010 | North Beach

Wednesday, March 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | O’Reilly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

One of the great St. Patrick’s Day block parties of years past returns for 2010 as O’Reilly’s Irish Pub and Restaurant shuts down Green Street at Columbus for an all night festival of beer and Irish music and dancing. The Block Party begins at 2pm if you’re cheap there’s no cover before 3pm (but $10 afterward). Live music performances from…

3pm to 2am
Huge 2010 St. Patrick’s Day Block Party w/ Wonderbread 5 | Financial Dist.

Wednesday, March 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Royal Exchange

Who cares is St. Patrick’s Day 2010 falls on a Wednesday – don’t tell that to the thousands of people who will congregate in the financial district after work as The Royal Exchange and Harringtons will shut down Front Street from Sacramento to California and throw a giant impromptu beer garden. Live Music – Wonderbread 5: In addition to tons of beer being served and a …

Live Irish Music

2pm to 2am
Live Irish Music at The Chieftain | SOMA

Wednesday, March 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chieftain

The Chieftain, and Irish pub in South of Market will have a special St. Patrick’s day food menu (8:30a to 10p). Beginning at 2pm is a performance by San Francisco Irish Music Legends, Glenn Farr & Frank Jordan accompanied by upcoming local Irish-American musicians.

5pm to 2am
Celtic Music & Irish Dancers at Harringtons | Financial Dist.

Wednesday, March 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $3 | Harrington’s Bar and Grill

While the huge St. Patrick’s Day block party rages outside, seek some refuge inside Harringtons Bar & Grill for a bit more space plus live Celtic music and Irish dancing. The bar opens at 5pm with a cover charge of $3 (payable at the bar) that we think is well worth the cost because… Why Pay a $3 Cover Charge at Harringtons?: To get out of the …

DJ/Club Night

8pm to Midnight
“Attack of the Killer Leprechauns” St. Patty’s Day Party

Wednesday, March 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | Supperclub

Where else in San Francisco can you party with “real” leprechauns on St. Patrick’s Day? Enter supperclub’s twisted fairytale land of leprechauns, shamrocks, four leaf clovers, magic rainbows, pots of gold & many other bizarrely, oddly peculiar supperclub-stylish surprises “Attack of the Killer Leprechauns” stars real life, little people dressed as leprechauns who will be partying with you  & taking… (free for ladies, $5 for fellas with RSVP if you’re wearing green)

Free Taxi Rides Home for Drunk People

3pm to 3am
Free Cab Rides Home on St. Patrick’s Day 2010 | SF & East Bay

Wednesday, March 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco & East Bay

St. Patrick’s day revelers in Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco can get their cab rides home paid for throughout the night of March 17, 2010 as Alameda law firm Berg Injury Lawyers once again is sponsoring the “Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home” program for 2010. Cab rides begin at 3pm…

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