Celebrating all things Irish, there's plenty of craic to be had at this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Here are our five top picks for going green.
To kick off your St. Patrick's Day celebrations, Saturday Royal Randwick will be setting the stage for shamrocks, Irish performers, leprechauns with pots of chocolate gold and exhilarating Group 1 racing! Enjoy $5 tap Guinness, complimentary tattoos and for those Irish passport holders, you'll even receive free entry. Gates open 11:30am, for tickets visit theraces.com.au.
This could be the biggest party outside of Dublin! Get to Town Hall on Sunday from 10:30am for entertainment, music and dancing before the parade kicks off at midday. The festivities will continue into the eve with Family Fun Day in Hyde Park North, featuring local Irish bands and musicians until 6.30pm.
Bust out your finest green shirts and get to The Wild Rover from 2pm Sunday for delectable oysters, jacket potatoes, $5 Guinness and, of course, plenty of whiskey. The St. Patty's Day festivities continue on Monday with live folk music and plenty of good old cheer.
A day-to-night extravaganza, St. Patrick's Live is taking over Palings on Sunday, with a solid line-up of Australian talent, a selection of premium Jameson drinks, delicious food, fashion, and craft markets and live art installations. Featuring Yolanda Be Cool, Hot Dub Time Machine, Thundamentals, Furnace and the Fundamentals and host DJ Shanton Wantan Ichiban. Tickets here.
In honour of the Irish saint, from noon Sunday The Norfolk will be dishing up $5 triple-baked pork potatoes, $6 Guinness and $5 Jameson shots. Soak it all up in the beer garden with some cheap picks off The Norfolk's every-changing pub menu.