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Weekend

03/16/2018

Date Night at the Americana
Grab dinner and a movie on the cheap with the Americana’s new “Date Night” promotion. Get a three-course meal from either Trattoria Amici, Katsuya, Frida Mexican Cuisine, or The Tsujita, plus movie tickets and valet service. $35/person; 889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210; 818.637.8982

Los Angeles Marathon 
Cheer on the runners who are running from the stadium to the sea. And fittingly, to end the season of New Year’s resolutions with a true bang, Angel City Brewery will be participating in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon. Runners and spectators will be able to join the brewery at the Finish Line Festival beer garden for a much-deserved pint. Sunday; 1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

LA Marathon Finish Line Party at Capital One Café
Don’t stop at the finish line – join at the Capital One Café to celebrate! The Café will be hosting a party with live music, a photo booth, free tacos and refreshments, gift bags for the first 100 runners, and more. Free; Sunday, 10 am-2 pm; 401 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA

Arcade Expo
The Museum of Pinball has over 1,000 pinball machines that will all be set to free play for anyone who’s purchased a ticket. Any questions? Didn’t think so. $45; Friday-Sunday; Dolby Theater, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Paley Fest
If you’ve ever dreamed about watching your favorite shows on a big screen with the cast & crew of some of these shows, then PaleyFest is for you. Screenings include panels and Q&A’s. $75; Friday-Sunday

March Madness Menu
The return of the annual spring basketball tournament brings a fresh, special menu at InterContinental Century City’s Copper Lounge. The lively hot-spot offers a themed menu of bite like Alley-oop Chicken Wings and Slam Dunk Sliders, along with Cocktails like the Heating Up Margarita and a Shot-Clock Scotch Pop. Through April 2nd; 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA; 310.284.650

Garden Dinners
Living in the scenic Santa Monica Mountains, Saddlerock Gardens kicks off its annual Farm-to-Table Garden Dinner series with a five-course meal created by resident chef Alina Harden. Enjoy al fresco dining, wine pairings with appetizers, as well as a stroll through the organic garden to talk with gardeners and learn more about the produce featured on the menu. $130; Saturday, 4:30 pm; 31727 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA

Train Travel-Inspired Cocktail Menu
Head to DTLA’s Arts District. Westbound invites you to journey around the world through a new cocktail menu. Highlights include the Golden Spike, Left at Albuquerque, inspired by the Bugs Bunny line “I knew I shoulda taken that left turn at Albuquerque!”, among others. 300 S. Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Beauty & Balance
Westfield Century City celebrates health, wellness and beauty with a month-long program of events and special offers. Highlights for the weekend include fitness workouts with Orangetheory, mindful mixology with Javier’s and a sunset sound bath with Unplug Meditation. Friday-Sunday; 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

5th Annual Huntington Beach Cherry Blossom Festival
Celebrate the cherry blossoms and a little bit of Japan right in your backyard at The Huntington Beach Cherry Blossom Festival. The event will have Japanese dance, music, cultural exhibits, artwork, games, and food from Samurai Burrito, Shake Ramen, and Belly Bombz. Free; Sunday; 7111 Talbert Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

St. Patrick’s Day 5k Run/Walk
The 2018 race features a 5K run/walk, costume contest and Little Leprechaun Dash for the Gold for kids ages 4-9. Race day kicks of at 8am and there will be age division awards and cash prizes to the top three overall male and female 5k runners. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation. Post-race festivities will take place at Rock & Brews on PCH. Saturday; 1811 S. Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.375.2626

Casey’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival 
This annual all-day street festival includes Irish food, drink specials and sets by live DJs. Headquartered at Casey’s Irish Pub, the street festival takes place in front of the pub. Saturday, open: 6 am, festival: 11 am, free before 1 pm; 613 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA (Enter at Wilshire Boulevard and Hope Street); 213.629.2353

MiniBar Hollywood’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl of Fame
Join in a St. Patrick’s Day parade and bar crawl throughout Hollywood. You will enjoy cocktail specials at seven of Hollywood’s finest bars with live Irish music and a party at the finish line. Participating venues include MiniBar Hollywood, Ever Bar, The Parker Room, Sassafras, Sunset & Vinyl, Lost Property and Three Clubs. $25 (include a taste of three liqueurs & three whiskies (along with a brief education on each), a welcome cocktail, drink specials, and after-party admission); Saturday, 3:30 pm; MiniBar Hollywood, 6141 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068; 323.798.4939

Feel the Good Luck at The Tam with one of LA’s Biggest St. Patty’s Parties
The Tam O’Shanter is hosting its annual epic St. Patrick’s Day party. The Tam will be open and ready to revive old world traditions and glory with a special music tent area in the parking lot opening at 12 pm and the festivities continuing throughout the day and night. Scheduled bands include Highland Park Ramblers, The Ploughboys, and Whiskey Sunday. Fun vibes will be in full force all-day long with green beer, raffles, Guinness Girls, and more; admission to the music tent is $5. Beyond the regular music tent access, special VIP tickets are available in advance and include exclusive seating limited up to 50 people on the new patio; VIP-only tent tables; two two-hour open buffet sessions from the Lawry’s Carving Cart on the patio (2-4 pm & 7-9 pm); five drink tickets good for beverages on the patio and in the entertainment tent; exclusive bar on the patio with hourly VIP-only specials; entry into three exclusive VIP raffles for prizes from Carlsberg Brewery, Tullamore Dew Whisky, and Gift Card packages to Lawry’s Restaurants;and a meet-n-greet with Tullamore Dew and Carlsberg promotions teams and more giveaways. $175/VIP; Saturday, 11 am; 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323.664.0228

St. Patrick’s Day at Checker Hall
This Eastside bar and bistro is a perfect spot to throw back a few celebratory cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day this year. They are offering a variety of specials including: Frozen Slane Mules with Slane Irish Whiskey, fresh ginger juice, lime, lemongrass, black pepper and Boomtown IPA; Jameson IPA Mule with Jameson IPA Irish Whiskey, lime juice, Bundaberg ginger beer, sucrose, bitters and Bells Two Hearted Ale; Dia de San Patricio Margarita with El Jimador Tequila, fresh lime juice, agave and chlorophyll; the Irish Iced Tea, with Jameson or Slane, Irish breakfast tea, lemon, lemonade, sugar and peach bitters; and the Irish Old Fashioned with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Guiness reduction syrup, orange & Angostura bitters and Guiness float. All specials priced at $10. Saturday; 104 N. Ave 56, Highland Park, CA 90042; 323.509.7416

The Buffalo Club’s St. Patrick’s Day
If you’re looking for a laid back way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, look no further than The Buffalo Club. For St. Patrick’s Day Chef Patrick Healy has prepared a traditional corned beef and cabbage meal ($22), available in addition to the regular dinner menu. The restaurant, known for its classic hand-crafted cocktails, will also be offering up three specialty drinks: The Irish Mule (Irish whisky, fresh mint, simple syrup,  ginger beer), the Shiny Shamrock (Gin, cucumber, green chartreuse, mint, lime juice, simple syrup) and Maureen O’Hara (American whiskey, aperol, grapefruit juice, cider float), each for $14. Saturday. 6:30-11 pm; reservations: 1520 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.450.8600 x 1

Brack Shop Tavern’s St. Patrick’s Day
Brack Shop is starting their party early this year and a live bagpipe performance from 3-6 pm. Enjoy $7 pints of Guinness, $5 green Budweiser’s, $10 Irish car bombs, $8 Jameson shots, and bar bites including Corned Beef Sliders and Fish & Chips. Saturday, 1 pm; 25 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.232.8657

Baldoria’s St. Patrick’s Day
Enjoy Baldoria’s special Corned Beef Hash Pizza for $8. Shots of Bushmills Irish Whiskey will be $3 as well. Friday & Saturday; 243 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.947.3329

Prank Bar’s St. Patrick’s Day
Prank Up your St. Patrick’s Day with Bangers and Mash or Corned Beef Hash for $12. Prank is also offering a Guinness and Irish meets Canadian Whiskey pairing for $9. Saturday; 1100 South Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213 493 4786

St. Patrick’s Dat at Whiskey Reds

Get your Irish on at the largest waterfront patio on the Marina. It’s time to do a jig at Whiskey Red’s 5th Annual St. Patty’s Patio Party featuring DJs, live music, dancing, food, party favors, green beer, drink specials and more. Come dressed in green and throw your hat in the ring for a $50 Gift Card Prize for best dressed! $20; Saturday, 5 – 10pm; 13813 Fiji Way, Marina Del Ray, CA

Brennan’s St. Patricks’s Day
Join the party at beloved Irish pub, Brennan’s and enjoy green beer, food specials, live music, & good times! Featured food includes: Irish Tots (Vegan/Non-Vegan) – Tater tots, beer cheese, corned beef, picked onion; Corned Beef Sandwich – Sesame bun, secret sauce, sauerkraut, pickles; Brats (Vegan/Non-Vegan) – Sesame bun, grain mustard; and Soft Pretzel with Mustard. The Dueling Piano guys, Git ‘er Done band, Dair band, Dinosaur tooth, Black Hips, and more will be performing! No cover until noon. Saturday, 6 am-2 am; 4089 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA

Downtown LA St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl with Sixth St. Tavern, Beelman’s, Library Bar, Spring St. Bar
Join DTLA bars to celebrate St Patty’s Day. Enjoy Guinness, Jameson, Car Bomb, Irish Mule, & Corned Beef Specials at all locations! No tickets necessary. Saturday, 11 am; 6th Street Tavern: 630 W 6th St; Library Bar: 630 W 6th St, Ste 116a, Los Angeles; Beelman’s: 600 S Spring St, Los Angeles; Spring Street: 626 S Spring St, Ste B, Los Angeles

St. Patrick’s Day at The Stalking Horse
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Stalking Horse Brewery and Freehouse, a brewpub combining traditional Cornish fare with an onsite craft brewery in a welcoming British pub setting. On Saturday, March 17, guests can enjoy $5 Stalking Horse pints all day, including the brewpub’s very own Spawny Irish Stout! Nosh on special brunch and dinner items in honor of the Irish holiday, featuring Corned Beef Hash (brunch special) and Corned Beef Roast (dinner special). Saturday; 10543 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064; 424.832.7511

Tony’s Darts Away St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Join Burbank fan favorite Tony’s Darts Away on Saturday, March 17 for a St. Paddy’s celebration. Enjoy freshly tapped Stalking Horse brews, which will be a-flowing all day at TDA, featuring Far & Away Irish Red Ale and Spawny Irish Stout, along with Chef Crispy’s vegan-friendly Irish food specials. Saturday; 1710 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA

St. Patrick’s Day at The Proud Bird
The Proud Bird, the aviation-themed food bazaar will be celebrating St. Paddy’s Day all day long with plenty of green beer ($4/glass) flowing all day. Sip on your green beer while enjoying dishes like Bludso’s BBQ, Pizza, Burgers, Salads, Chicken & Waffles and more. Saturday; 11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge’s St. Patrick’s Day
This spot in the Shade Hotel is holding a day-long celebration. Live DJ starts at 8 pm and get 50% off drinks starting at 10 pm. They will be serving $12 Irish Coffee, Keylime Martinis and Ivy Gimlets as well as their St. Patrick’s Day food special: House Brined Corned Beef with Braised Cabbage, Pancetta, Apple, Caramelized Onion, Roasted Potatoes and Mustard Jus for $22. Book the Just Your Luck package at Shade Hotel Redondo Beach and get your very own lucky charm and a $50 credit to Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge. Valid for stays from March 15-19. Rates start at $299/night. Reservations available here. Saturday; 655 North Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.921.8940

Spinfish Poke House is “Going Green”
Spinfish, known for its thoughtfully sourced, handcrafted poke bowls, will be serving Green Bowls for those looking for a healthy way to celebrate. The bowl includes favorite ingredients such as cucumbers, seaweed salad, edamame, avocado and choice of fish served on top of a bed of green rice. Saturday; locations here.

Green Beer at Public School
L.A’s scholastic-inspired gastropub is turning the tap green and will be serving green beer all day. Stop in to PS 213 in DTLA for “Recess” (happy hour) on Saturday from 3-7 pm for specially priced drinks and bites. There are also locations in Culver City and Sherman Oaks (will not be offering happy hour pricing). Saturday

Daily Grill’s Corned Beef & Cabbage
Daily Grill will be serving Corned Beef and Cabbage, served with steamed red potatoes, braised cabbage and horseradish and a special Corned Beef Benedict for brunch, served on an English muffin with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce. Saturday

Celebrate Shamrock & Brews at Rock & Brews
Rock & Brews will be serving up Irish Nachos ($9.95), Guinness Draft ($5 Pint, $20 Pitcher) and Green Beer (choice of Miller Lite or Coors Light for $4.50/pint). Saturday; 6300 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.378.4970

Polly’s on the Pier’s St. Patty’s Day Special
will be serving a Traditional Reuben Sandwich on Dark Rye w/Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, Corned Beef & Thousand Island dressing with choice of French Fries or Coleslaw for $9.50. Saturday; 233 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.318.3736

Harbor Bar & Bistro’s St. Patrick’s Day
This spot at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach is offering a Glenmorangie Whisky flight of four 1/2 oz. pours for $16. Upgrade to 18-year-old whisky for $8 more. Enjoy this deal all the time because it’s on going! 300 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

By Whitney

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