Fado Irish Pub in River North Celebrates St. Patrick's Day Long Before the Big Party on March 17th

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The Chicago pub celebrates with Guinness Pub Quiz, St. Balrick's Charity Event, Guinness giveaways, and 6 Nations Rugby Super Saturday. Plus there's a chance to win an all expenses paid trip for two to Ireland.

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Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant (Fadó) located on 100 W Grand Ave in River North throw a weekend long St. Patrick's Day celebration with the "Lost Weekend" theme. Doors open on St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday March 17, at 9:00am complete with proper pints, festive T-Shirts, and live music.

Of course Parade Day, Saturday March 16, is a big day too. Bringing new meaning to Super Saturday, Fadó opens at 8am featuring live 6 Nations Rugby starting at 9:30 then more live music!

As usual, the authentic Irish pub will proudly begin celebrating St. Patrick’s Day long before March 17 with events like a Guest Bartender Firefighter Fundraiser, Guinness Themed Pub Quiz and the annual St Baldrick’s Charity Event.

This year, guests will be hoping to inherit some of that infamous Irish luck, as the 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.


Sunday, March 17
Doors open early at 9:00am! $10 Cover charge starting at 2:00PM. Live Music: Bagpipers, Donnybrook, Nappertandy


Monday, 3/11
Dart League. Buy 2 pints of Guinness and get a Guinness brat appetizers for free (Monday's in March)

Tuesday, 3/12
Guest bartender - Firefighter Fundraiser night benefiting The Fold Badge Society.

Wednesday, 3/13
Guinness themed Pub Quiz

Thursday, March 3/14
Guinness Promotions day: Guinness girls, free samples, Guinness giveaways

Friday, 3/15
St. Baldrick's Fundraiser. Event starts at noon Come help support childhood cancer research. This is a fun, family-friendly event for a great cause! Live Music: Acoustic Brothers, Morgan.

Saturday, 3/16
Parade Day: Doors open early at 8am. 6 Nations Rugby - Super Saturday starting at 9:30am. $10 Cover. Live Music: Nappertandy, Diver, Bagpipers.

Fadó is an authentic Irish pub- it was originally designed and built in Ireland and then shipped to Chicago Fadó serves more Guinness than any other Irish pub in River North, 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 Chicago, 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 Chicago’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 Chicago.

About Fadó Irish Pub and Restaurant
Fadó (pronounced fuh-doe) Irish Pub and Restaurant opened in Chicago in 1997. 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 http://www.facebook.com/Fadochicago, or on Twitter @Fadochicago

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.

Tom Dowd, general manager

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