Fadó Irish Pub in Lodo Hosts 18th Annual St Patrick’s Day Outdoor Festival March 15 - March 17

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One (1) and two (2) day tickets are on sale now to the biggest St Patrick’s Day party in Denver with festivities featuring live European sports, including English Premier League soccer and 6 Nations rugby, traditional bag pipers and Irish dancers, a massive charity fundraiser, a full line up of live music, and multiple food and drink stations throughout the huge outdoor event.

Starting March 1, the social order in Denver shifts towards a singular purpose: connecting to all things Irish. This means wearing green, eating traditional Irish food, connecting with community through charity, and, of course, drinking Guinness and fantastic Irish whiskey. And Fadó Irish Pub in downtown Denver continues its tradition preparing yet again to deliver thousands of revelers to Denver’s definitive 2014 Paddy’s Day celebration.

This year the outdoor festival starts on March 15, Parade Day and doors open early for European sports, including 6 Nations Rugby, English Premier League, and a “beer and brekkie” (a pint and an Irish Breakfast). The party continues until March 17 featuring a full line up of Irish Dancers, traditional bag pipers, live music, multiple food tents and drink stations, offering new this year a Tullamore Dew signature cocktail, called The Paddy’s Punch, as well as a signature serve “Flexible Flask”! The flask will be pre-filled with the cocktail and set up at stations or hand sold by wait staff throughout the day. “Party like a Paddy” never sounded more right.

Fadó Irish Pub in Lodo has become a St Patrick’s Day Institution and the staff and management at the pub invite you to “commit yourself”.

Here’s what to expect during Denver’s most anticipated St. Paddy’s celebration:

Traditional Irish Session, Monday, March 10 at 8 p.m. - Local musicians gather to perform acoustic versions of classic Irish tunes. New Musicians always welcome.

“Fado Beer Tour” featuring Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s,Tuesday, March 11 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. -The beer sampling event is every Tuesday throughout March and each event is featuring select beers such as Magners, Stella Artois, Leffe, Easy Street, Odell’s 90 Shilling, and more. Purchase the featured pint and keep the glass.

Special Paddy’s Day Pub Quiz hosted by Geeks who Drink, Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. - Special prizes, giveaways, and drink specials all night. Plus, there is a “High/low” rolling jack-pot cash prize up for grabs for the winning team. Free to play and new teams are always welcome.

St Baldrick’s Charity Event Friday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - An annual head-shaving event where the community raises money and awareness to help fight children’s cancer. We have a $400,000 goal this year with over 600 shavees already registered. Fun Fact: “craic” is an Irish term meaning good times”. So we like to always say that this event is “great craic for a great cause”. Go here to learn more or to donate.

Parade Day! Outdoor Festival at Fado, Saturday, March 15 - Doors open at 6.30 a.m. for European sports, including English Premier League and 6 Nations Rugby.

The Huge Outdoor festival starts at 10 a.m. Live music from 10 a.m. until 11pm features “That Eighties Band” and “Under a Blood Red Sky”. There are multiple beer, cocktail and food tents available throughout the festival. Cover starts at 10 a.m. Minors in free and 21 and up only after 5 p.m. Purchase tickets in advance or $15 on the door.

Trad Sunday, March 16 - Doors open early. English Premier League matches live, featuring Manchester United v Liverpool at 7.30 a.m. and Arsenal v Tottenham. Full brunch menu available with traditional Irish food. Fado is the “official un-official Running of the Green after party spot”.

St Patrick’s Day, Monday, March 17 - Doors open at 10 a.m. Outside event starts at 2 p.m. with a full live music line up until 11 p.m. Full menu available. $10 Cover starts at 2 p.m. Minors in free. 21+ only after 5 p.m. Advance tickets available now.

2 Day passes available for $20.

Tickets on sale now at Altitude Tickets.

About Fadó Irish Pub
Fadó (pronounced fuh-doe) Irish Pub was the first Irish pub to be designed and constructed in Ireland and shipped and installed in Denver. Fadó is distinguished by its genuine Irish hospitality, quality of its pints 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 by visiting the pub’s website, Facebook page or by following Fadó on Twitter and following the #stpatricksday2014.

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