The day when the Irish and plenty of others recognize the patron saint of Ireland by dressing in green, displaying shamrocks and just celebrating in general is again just around the corner.
In the Penticton area there are several St. Patrick’s Day celebrations planned.
Here are some suggestions on where to go to get your green on:
St. Patrick’s Day celebration at The Barley Mill Pub and Sports Bistro on March 17, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Entertainment will include live music, a poker tournament, 501 dart tournament, Irish dancers the Penticton Pipe Band and more.
For more information, call (250) 493-8000.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40 will hold a St. Patrick’s Day dinner/dance on Saturday, March 16, starting at 5:30 p.m.
There will be entertainment by Dale Seaman at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $15.
The first annual St. Paddy’s Day Fest and Fundraiser for Penticton Pikes Swim Club and Feed the Valley at the Dream Café, 67 Front Street, on March 17.
The event will include music by The Malarkeys, a Celtic rock band from Kelowna, and Ari Neufeld, as well as a three course Irish dinner included in the ticket price.
Showtime is 8 p.m. and tickets cost $79.
For more information, call (250) 490-9012.
St. Patty's Day Jump Off! at The Mule Nightclub, 218 Martin St., from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday, March 16.
There will be prizes for the greenest and most Irish outfits, music by DJ DMD, and plenty of other shenanigans.