Authentic Irish Pub in Downtown Seattle Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a Full Week of Festivities

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For the 12th consecutive year, Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant brings the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration to downtown Seattle at 801 1st Ave by celebrating with a full week of St. Patrick’s Day festivities and a trip give away for 2 to Ireland.

St Patricks Day

Perfect pints and legendary craic.

For the 12th consecutive year, Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant (Fadó) brings the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration to downtown Seattle at 801 1st Ave so come thirsty. ‘Paddython,’ the Fadó take on the traditional ‘marathon,’ will start the St. Patrick’s Day celebration at 5.15 AM, complete with proper Irish breakfast, perfect pints of Guinness, themed sweatbands and festive T-Shirts for ‘Paddython’ participants. Just as a marathon would suggest, ‘proper hydration is key’ when pacing yourself for an all-day extravaganza of the best mix of Irish music, food and entertainment. As if the ‘Paddython’ session wasn’t enough, Fadó will also feature a Super Saturday 6 Nations Rugby Tournament watch party to celebrate this year’s ‘European Champion.’

As usual, the authentic Irish pub will proudly begin celebrating St. Patrick’s Day long before March 17 with events like a Paddy’s Theme Pub Quiz and St Baldrick’s Charity Event. This year, guests will be hoping to inherit some of that infamous Irish luck, as the newest addition to the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration features a chance to win an all-expenses paid vacation for two to Ireland. The winner will receive flights, hotel and a tour of the Guinness Brewery at St. James Gate in Dublin. Sign up for the Pub Newsletter to enter the contest at any point in March Fadó email list, and the winner will be announced on March 30.


Saturday, March 17

Fadó presents: Paddython, an all-day event dedicated to live music and an authentically Irish outdoor festival. Because the St. Patrick’s Day party begins at 5.15am with Super Saturday 6 Nations Rugby and Opening Day for Sounders FC. Starting at 2pm, Irish Dancers perform and live music from True Romans, Junior on the Prowl and Kennedy Brothers.

$10 cover starts at noon, $15 cover after 4pm. No cover charge on the covered patio.
Must be 21+ to attend the festivities

Lead up Events!
Wednesday, 3/7
Viewing Party for Sounders FC
Pre & Post game party as the Sounders take on Santos (Mexico) with live music at 9 pm from Justin & Ronin.

Thursday, 3/8
St Baldrick’s Head-shaving Charity Event starts at 4pm
Head shaving, volunteering and donations welcome -- great craic for a great cause.

Sunday, 3/11
Scott Firefighter Stair Climb – an all around great excuse for day drinking!

Wednesday, 3/14
Paddy's Day Pub Quiz at 6.30pm
It’s also the last day of the Pub Quiz Tournament! All teams welcome. Test one's St Patrick's Day knowledge and back it up with great prizes including passes to St Patrick's Day!

Fadó is an authentic Irish pub- it was originally designed and built in Ireland and then shipped to Seattle Fadó serves more Guinness than any other Irish pub in Seattle, all of which is to the highest standards. All of our Guinness comes straight from St James Gate, Dublin, Ireland.

To make it a true St. Patrick's Day in Seattle, Fadó will put special emphasis on proper Irish food and Irish drink. You will always get a perfect pint of Guinness, which is served along with proper Irish coffees, Bailey’s Irish cream, and Seattle’s widest selection of Irish whiskeys. All of our Irish food recipes are prepared from scratch: the traditional Irish Boxty, Corned Beef and Cabbage, and the Irish pub favorite like Fish & Chips. Fadó spares no expense to bring its customers the best Guinness and Irish food in Seattle

About Fadó Irish Pub and Restaurant
Fadó (pronounced fuh-doe) Irish Pub and Restaurant opened in Seattle in 2000. Fadó is distinguished by its genuine Irish hospitality, quality and craic (pronounced ‘crack’, a uniquely Irish form of fun).Fadó has been voted 'Best Of' by a number of local and national publications. Get more information at or, or on Twitter @Fadoseattle.

Pictures of Irish food, drink and the pub itself are available upon request. Irish barmen and chefs may be available for interviews and pouring and cooking demonstrations.

Gerry Leonard, general manager    

Ellen Peacock, national marketing manager


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