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Largest St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl
Village Pourhouse
3/16-3/18, noon-close; 64 Third Ave., at 11th St.; 212-979-2337
3/16-3/18, noon-close; 118 E. 15th St., nr. Irving Pl.; 212-677-2900
For three days, abandon all sanity and head to one of these two locations to check into the largest St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl. Grab a cup, map, and wristband before stumbling across the city to one of more than 175 participating venues. From noon to 9 p.m., enjoy $1 domestic drafts, $2 domestic bottles, $3 well drinks and $4 Jameson shots. From 9 p.m. to close, find $3 domestic drafts, $4 domestic bottles, $5 well drinks and $6 Jameson shots.

St. Paddy’s Day Shamrock Shuffle
3/17; Various Locations
If a three-day bar crawl doesn’t appeal, sign up for the Crawl for Gold and enjoy $2 drafts, $3 bottles, $4 mixed drinks, and $5 shots at various spots in the city. Get your tickets here.

Croton Tavern
3/17, 9 p.m.-11 p.m.; 108 W. 40th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-997-6836
Get there early because the first 100 people get free (free!) shots, and even if you’re late, don’t worry, it’s $4 beers & $6 well drinks.

The Brazen Head
3/17; 228 Atlantic Ave., nr. Court St., Cobble Hill; 718-488-0430
Become a regular-for-a-day at this neighborhood Irish pub which is offering complimentary corned beef sandwiches from 2 to 6 p.m., and the following beer specials: Guinness, $6.50; Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout, $5.50, Harpoon Celtic Ale, $5; McSorely’s Irish Pale Ale, $4.50.

R Lounge
3/17; 714 Seventh Ave., nr. 48th St.; 212-756-7676
Peer over that beautiful Times Square view with one of R Lounge’s following cocktail specials (which, c’mon, just sound delicious): Green Lady, Irish Oatmeal, Mary Hick, Shenanigans, and Ginger Hooley.

Southern Hospitality BBQ
3/17; 1460 Second Ave., nr. E. 76th St.; 212-249-1001
Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day like they do in the South, with $3 green jello shots, $5 Jameson shots, $7 Irish Car Bombs, $4 Guinness drafts, $2 Coors Light drafts, $3 domestic bottles, and $4 Killians.

PJ Clarke’s
3/17; 915 Third Ave., nr. E. 55th St.; 212-317-1616
As all six taps turn into Guinness, celebrate your Irish side at the go-to post-Parade stop for NYPD and FDNY. Plus, if you purchase a $20 T-shirt, you could win a Vespa! Everyone could use a Vespa.

3/17; 130 W. 46th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-485-2999
This typical bar turns into “Lucky McCourts,” a “pop-up Irish” bar with a three-course prix fixe menu for $45, all-day beer specials that include Guinness, Boddington and Harp for $8, and $20 buckets of 16-oz. Bud Light bottles, and whiskey specials like $7 Jameson shots, a Lucky Charm specialty cocktail, and Irish coffee.

Spike Hill
3/17; 184 Bedford Ave., nr. 7th St., Williamsburg; 718-218-9737
Have yourself a little corned beef and cabbage or an Irish breakfast in Williamsburg, as prizes are given away all day.

Whiskey Park
3/17 at 1 p.m.; 100 Central Park South, at Sixth Ave.; 212-307-9222
Check out a guest performance by the NYPD Pipes and Drums while stuffing yourself with some traditional Irish comfort food—Potato Leek Soup, Beer Braised Bangers, Shaved Corned Beef Sandwiches, Corned Beef Brisket and Chocolate Stout Curly Cake—or just drink more than your share of Jameson specials and green beer. Call for reservations.

Plaza Food Hall by Todd English
3/17; 768 Fifth Ave., at Central Park South; 212-986-9260
Embrace the Irish foodie in you with a variety of specials with twists on St. Patrick’s Day classic dishes, like a Corned Beef sandwich with tangy pickled cabbage, gruyere cheese and creamy Thousand Island dressing on marble-rye bread and served with malt vinegar kettle chips. Or just drink your dinner with two draft beer specials, O’Hara’s Irish Stout and Long Ireland Celtic Ale or five whiskey specials. Call for reservations.

3/17; End of Freeman Alley, nr. Rivington St.; 212-420-0012
It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without washing down a little Stout Sticky Toffee Cake, the special here, with some Guinness.

Village Pourhouse
3/17 at 8 a.m.; 64 Third Ave., at 11th St.; 212-979-2337
Don’t drink on an empty stomach; start your day off with a green bagel, a green pancake, or some green eggs at the St. Patrick’s Day Green Breakfast of Champions—oh yeah, there’s green beer, too. Buy your $20 ticket here.

3/17; 325 Bowery, at E. Second St.; 646-602-7015
Satisfy that Irish sweet tooth with Guinness chocolate cupcakes (with Guinness brown sugar glaze and sour cream cheese frosting!), two varieties of Irish soda bread, or Guiness ice cream, milkshakes, and floats.

Flex Mussels
3/16-3/18; 154 W. 13th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-229-0222
Ditch the corned beef and cabbage and feast on Flex Mussels’s “The Dubliner,” mussels in a Guinness broth with bacon, fingerling potatoes and sauerkraut. Also: Chocolate Guinness Cake and Flex Drunken Donuts. Call for reservations.

Vinegar Hill House
3/17; 72 Hudson Ave., nr. Water St., Vinegar Hill; 718-522-1018
More Guinness chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting available here. (Yeah, we know.)

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