Find St Patrick's Day events happening across the UK this weekend

It's St Paddy's Day! Discover ten of the best parties taking place in venues across Britain this weekend, grab yourself a ticket and join in with all the shenanigans

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 17th Mar 2023

Happy St Patrick's Day to all our Celtic friends around the globe! Today, we celebrate all things Irish. From the republic's world-renowned drinking culture, and its finest alcoholic export, Guinness, to its bountiful creative scene, which continues to deliver us with some of the best music the planet has to offer - There's plenty to give thanks for, whether you're of Irish heritage or not, when March 17th comes around each year.

To assist you in finding a place to, cough-cough, properly honour Ireland's patron saint, we've collated ten of the best-looking Paddy's Day parties happening in major cities right across the British Isles. It's time to dig out all the green from your wardrobe, paint your face in the colours of the nation's flag, and head out on the town to pay homage to Ireland's most beloved national holiday. 


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Aztec St Patrick's Day - Jordan Villa, Rhythmikk & more

When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: Brickwork Lounge in Londonderry

Maiden City Grooves Label manager and Osilate events founder, Jordan Villa brings his expert mixing chops to Londonderry venue, Brickwork Lounge this evening. Joining the celebrated Irish producer, DJs Rhythmikk, Darren McMenamin and Noel Martin will each take turns in delivering only the finest cuts in disco, house and techno, from 6 pm until 1 am the following morning. 


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Saturday X St Patrick's Weekend

When: Saturday 18th March 2023

Where: Revolution Deansgate Locks in Manchester

Celebrate Ireland's premier national holiday in the capital of Northern England on Saturday 18th March, with the dedicated team at Manchester's Revolution Deansgate Locks. A live band will be on hand to soundtrack the evening with free drinks vouchers up for grabs for those attending the bar between the hours of 5 pm and 10 pm. Soak up the Paddy's Day party atmosphere at one of the city's finest social hang-out spots this weekend! 


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Meraki presents Paddy's Day special

When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: Meraki in Liverpool

Taking to the decks this evening at Liverpool's Meraki alongside a host of familiar local talents, including Monaghan, Ghosty and The Girl's Crib crew, K Motionz is set to bring the wobbly, bass-heavy vibes. One of the most in-demand names in UK drum n bass at present, the fast-rising producer enjoyed a massive year in 2022, performing at huge summertime festivals the likes of LooseFest and Wide Eyes Festival whilst also taking his sound to audiences out in New Zealand. See for yourself why K Motionz is such a sought-after name at Meraki's Paddy's Day special tonight!


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St Patrick's Day at Blackfriars

When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: Blackfriars Of Bell Street in Glasgow

Beloved Glasgow bar and events space, Blackfriars Of Bell Street will throw its own St Patrick's Day celebration later on this evening, featuring 3 excellent live acts covering everything from funk and disco to folk and indie. On the bill, punters can enjoy performances from lively local duo, Danny & Luke, performing your favourite Irish classics, the bar's resident entertainer, David Duffy, and Old Bohemia, a female-fronted duo boasting an electric setlist of dance-friendly tracks.


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Leadmill Fridays - St Patrick's Day

When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

Sheffield's biggest student party turns into Sheffield's biggest St Patrick's Day party for one night only this evening! Head down to The Leadmill and join hundreds of other students based in the city to witness a selection of Sheffield’s favourite DJs throwing it down in celebration of Ireland's patron saint. Start your weekend in the correct manner at the ultimate Friday night destination.


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Escape Events - St Patrick's Day Party

When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: The Kings Arms Hotel Morecambe in Morecambe

Escape the cold outside and enter the Kings Arms Hotel in Morecambe to experience the biggest St Patrick's Day in the region, courtesy of the acclaimed Escape Events team. Boasting a night of quality tunes, the Escape Events residents will have guests up and raving to a soundtrack consisting of the best anthems in house, disco and more. A green uniform is recommended but not essential.


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DISCO PUSS 'Returns To The Sauce' - St Patricks Day Special


When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: Mint Lounge in Manchester

Northern Quarter-based clubbing hotspot, Manchester's Mint Lounge plays host to the 'DISCO PUSS' later tonight, as the dazzling party kitty 'Returns To The Sauce' with a couple of DJ friends in tow. Controlling the soundwaves across the 5-hour affair, running from 11 pm until 4 am on Saturday 18th March, those who come by tickets can look forward to sublime sets from trusted selectors Will Tramp, Rich reason, Franco and more. A purrfect way to mark St Patricks Day.


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St Patrick's Day Party ft Perkelt and more

When: Friday 17th - Saturday 18th March 2023

Where: The Magic Garden in London

For an authentic St Patrick's Day knees up, look no further than The Magic Garden in London. Presenting one of the finest Celtic folk acts the city has to offer, Perkelt, alongside the Chris O'Shea trio, punters will feel as though they've been transported to the Emerald Isle. And with a Fire in the Mountain Soundsystem DJ set to round off the evening, running til 2 am, you'd be daft to miss out on this authentic Paddy's Day experience, should you find yourself in the UK capital this evening. 


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Switch Disco live - St Patrick's Day

When: Friday 17th - Saturday 18th March 2023

Where: The Arch Brighton in Brighton 

The celebrated production duo behind the earworm soundtrack of Love Island 2021 and 2022, Switch Disco, AKA Dan Creasy and Nikos Kalogerias, land in Brighton tonight for a special St Patrick's Day takeover of The Arch. In collaboration with popular club night, Juiced and coinciding with the launch of the venue's brand new 'Urban' room, the pair will put dancers through their paces, providing an exceptional mix of house, electro, and tech-house.


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St Patrick's Day special - Factory 251

When: Friday 17th March 2023

Where: FAC 251 The Factory in Manchester

Manchester's Fac251 is going all out for St Patricks Day 2023, opening all three of its floors to the public for a party the likes you'll struggle to find anywhere else across the city. The impressive in-house Funktion One sound system will blast out an eclectic mix of tracks covering everything from drum n bass and house to indie, pop and R&B. Free entry will be given to all those with Irish ID as well as the hardcore Paddy's Day warriors opting to wear all green tonight. See you there? 


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.