This St. Patrick's Day, Amtrak San Joaquins offers to help you find your pot of gold! Whether you're looking for a fun, family-friendly event filled with scavenger hunts, face painting, live music, or a night out with friends, let Amtrak San Joaquins be your travel guide, putting your mind at ease with these discounts and promo codes that offer something for everyone. With our Friends and Family Discount, you can purchase one full-price train ticket and get up to five more at 50% off using the discount code V302 at checkout.
Saint Patrick’s Day at Fairytale Town
Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA | Friday, March 17, 2023 | 10:00 AM PDT - 2:00 PM PDT
This St. Patrick’s Day, Fairytale Town in Sacramento is bringing out all the stops to host a fun event fit for the whole family. The event includes crafts and a scavenger hunt to find your pot of gold! You might even meet a leprechaun! If your child dresses in green, you will receive half off their ticket when you purchase one adult ticket. This event is free to attend with the purchase of a general park admission ticket. General Park Weekday admission is $7 for adults and children ages two and older. Members and children ages one and under are free.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquins riders arriving at the Sacramento Valley Station can take an 11-minute Lyft or Uber to Fairytale Town. Riders can save 10% when booking with Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration
Old Sacramento Waterfront, 1014 2nd St #200, Sacramento, CA | Saturday, March 18, 2023 | 12:00 PM PDT - 5:00 PM PDT
This is your chance to find Leprechauns hiding throughout the historic Sacramento Waterfront. This Saint Patrick's Day event will have a host of goodies for the whole family, including a parade, live music, and an outdoor beer garden. Be sure to stop by vendor village from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and stock up on various trinkets. In addition, Sean Finnegan's Pub will offer an exclusive beer garden on K street for guests 21 and over. Finally, live music will be performed by local musicians from around the region. This event is free, and you won't want to miss it!
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquins riders arriving at the Sacramento Valley Station can take an 11-minute walk to Sacramento Waterfront. Turn left toward 2nd Street, take a slight right onto 2nd Street, and finally, turn right onto K Street. Riders can save 10% when booking with Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount.
St. Patrick’s Day High Tea
Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community, 2791 24th St, Sacramento, CA | Sunday, March 19, 2023 | 12:30 PM PDT - 2:00 PM PDT
The Novel Tea and The Learnery are hosting their sixth annual St. Patrick's Day High Tea celebration. The tea will start with a language lesson from a native Irish speaker who will also share the origins of the Sidhe Faerie Folk Irish Tales. After that, enjoy three delectable tiers of Irish high tea foods as you sip premium teas created by The Novel Tea. Tickets for this event start at $55 for in-person dining and $59 for to-go food kits.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquins riders arriving at the Sacramento Valley Station can take a 13-minute Lyft or Uber to Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community. Riders can save 10% when booking with Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount.
Finnegan's Irish Pub & Restaurant Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party
Finnegan's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 6002 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA | Friday, March 17 - Sunday, March 19, 2023
Finnigan’s Irish Pub will be hosting a 3-day Saint Patrick's Day Block Party celebration. What better way to be in the holiday spirit than to show up in your brightest and best green attire? Enjoy cold beer, great music, and delicious food with your friends! This three-day event is bound to be one unforgettable good time.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquin riders arriving at the San Joaquin Street Station can take a 14-minute Lyft or Uber to Finnegan’s Irish Pub.
Ebony Boat Club - “2023 Saint Patrick’s Day”
Stockton Marina, 445 W Weber Ave, Stockton, CA |Friday, March 17 - Sunday, March 19, 2023 | Time TDB
Founded in 1987, the EBONY Boat Club expands opportunities for yachting experiences for minorities, including hosting unique events like their "How Irish Are you" St. Patrick's Day celebration! No boat is needed for this Saint Patrick's Day event! Dinner will be hosted on Saturday, March 18, and will feature an array of soulfully Irish-themed cuisine. Tickets for dinner start at $30 per person. Be sure to join the EBONY Boat Club for their annual St. Patrick's Day event; you won’t want to miss it!
Ollie’s Pub, 22 N School St, Lodi, CA | Open Monday - Friday 11:00 AM PDT - 2:00 AM PDT, and Saturday - Sunday 10:00 AM PDT - 2:00 AM PDT
If you are venturing around downtown Lodi, stop at Ollie's Pub for a pint. This little slice of Ireland offers a comfortable and lively atmosphere where the Guinness endlessly flows. So whether it's celebrating Saint Patrick's Day this weekend or just stopping in after a long day of shopping in downtown Lodi, Ollie's is the perfect place to go!
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquin Thruway riders arriving at the Lodi Street station can take a quick 3-minute walk to Ollie’s Pub. Head North on South Sacramento Street toward West Pine Street, and turn right onto North School Street. The destination will be on your right.
320 N Washington St, Lodi, CA 95240 | Saturday, March 18, 2023 | 5:30 PM PDT - 10:00 PM PDT
Get ready for the first annual Masquerade Ball brought to you by Lambda Theta Phi’s Spring Fundraiser! The ball will be held at The American Legion Hall in Lodi, including a DJ, dancing, a silent auction, a raffle, a no-host bar, Angelina’s Spaghetti House for dinner, and more! Lambda Theta Phi is an organization committed to raising money and providing hands-on assistance to local Stockton and other San Joaquin County Charities. If you want to donate or become a sponsor, please purchase from the website or submit a form to your Lambs representative. Should you have any questions, please email them at [email protected]
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquin Thruway riders arriving at the Lodi Street station can take a quick 12-minute walk to American Legion Hall. Head North on South Sacramento Street toward West Pine Street, turn right onto East Lockeford Street, and turn left onto North Washington Street; the destination will be on your right.
The Fox Pub, 1111 I St, Modesto, CA | Open Sunday - Tuesday 5:00 PM PDT - 12:00 AM PDT, Wednesday - Saturday 5:00 PM PDT - 1:00 AM PDT
Located across the street from the Gallo Center for the Arts, the Fox Pub is Modesto's go-to Irish bar. Offering 16 different beer taps, great food, and a lively atmosphere, this is the perfect place to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day.
Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins riders arrive at the Modesto station, they can take a 13-minute Lyft or Uber to The Fox Pub.
HAMROCKED St. Patrick's Day Outdoor Event
The Twisted Pig Bar and Grill, 2717 Coffee Road #Ste A Modesto, CA | Friday, March 17, 2023,| 12:00 PM PDT - 12:00 AM PDT
Join the Twisted Pig for their first annual HAMROCKED St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Event. This fun festival will feature live music from local bands, a DJ, and local breweries showcasing their latest creations, including green beer, Irish food, and so much more! To participate in this event, you must be 21 and over. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes, as this event will be an all-day affair!
Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins riders arrive at the Modesto station, they can take a 10-minute Lyft or Uber to The Twisted Pig.
Paddy’s Pop-Up Shop BEER FEST Comedy Show!
The Post Restaurant, Stoddard Avenue, Modesto, CA| Friday, March 17, 2023 | 4:00 PM PDT - 9:00 PM PDT
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Post Restaurant & Bar. Explore the arts, crafts, and goods from local vendors. Enjoy live music, a comedy show, and games for the whole family to enjoy. Food, drinks, and a beer garden will also be available to satisfy those cravings. Entry to this event is free, with an additional fee for the comedy show. So come out and enjoy this hearty celebration. Be sure to wear green for a chance to win dinner from the Post Restaurant and Bar!
Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins riders arrive at the Modesto station, they can take a 21-minute Lyft or Uber to The Post Restaurant and Bar.
St. Paddy’s Day Block Party!
Slainte Oakland, 131 Broadway, Oakland, CA | Friday, March 17, 2023 | 10:00 AM PDT - 11:59 PM PDT
Slainte Pub& Grub is hosting its annual St. Paddy’s Block Party in Oakland! Come down to Slainte for live music, face painting, Irish dancing, and more. Live performances will start from 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.! Guests include Mike De Smidt, The Strand Band, Irish Dancing from McBride Irish Dancers, and more. The event will take place with outdoor seating and drinks, rain or shine. After 7:30 p.m., regular service at Slainte Oakland will resume, so stop by if there’s room.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquin riders arriving at the Oakland Jack London Station can turn left onto 2nd Street and walk six minutes to reach the bar.
St. Patrick’s Day with Off the Record
Firehouse Brew & Grill, 611 Escobar St, Martinez, CA | Friday, March 17, 2023 | 9:00 PM PDT - 12:00 AM PDT
San Francisco’s premier rock cover band, Off the Record, will be playing at the Firehouse Brew & Grill on March 17th for their St. Patrick’s Day with Off the Record event! This is a free event for anyone to attend, and the band will be performing rock hits from 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquin riders arriving at the Martinez Station can walk through the parking lot and turn onto Escobar St. Continue on Escobar St. until you reach Firehouse Brew & Grill, approximately 4 minutes away.
San Francisco St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl: LEPRACON 8
Mayes Oyster House, 1233 Polk St, San Francisco, CA | Friday, March 17- Saturday, March 18, 2023 | Friday from 6:00 PM PDT - 11:00 PM PDT and Saturday, 2:00 PM PDT - 10:00 PM PDT
Visit San Francisco for the best drinking and the biggest pub crawl in the city: LEPRACON 8! Put on your best St. Patrick’s Day outfit and join the Lepracon Crawl for awesome drink specials and a list of participating bars with great cocktails, green beers, and shots! Over 24 bars are opening their doors for participants to join this event, so there will be plenty of opportunity to explore San Francisco and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Tickets start at $12 for a single-day pass and $18 for a two-day pass.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquin Thruway Bus riders arriving at 555 Market St. can briefly head northeast on Market St. and turn left onto Sutter St. for 1.1 miles. Once you reach Polk St., take a right, and you’ll have arrived at Mayes Oyster House. If taking public transportation, you can wait for the 2 bus to drop you off at Sutter St. & Polk St. and then walk for a minute to Mayes Oyster House. Otherwise, the bar is a quick 12-minute Lyft or Uber ride away.
St. Patrick’s Day Party at Tioga
Tioga-Sequoia Beer Garden, 745 Fulton St, Fresno,CA | Friday, March 17, 2023 | 5:00 PM PDT - 10:00 PM PDT
Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company is gearing up for a festive St. Patrick's Day party on Friday, March 17th from 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at the Beer Garden! Celebrate the luck of the Irish with live Irish music from "The Merrymakers" and DJ KG559 while sipping on some green beer. Dress in green, bring your lucky charm, and join in on the fun! Make sure to save the date and get ready for some St. Patty's vibes.
Directions: Arrive at Amtrak Fresno Station (FNO) and take a short walk to Tioga-Sequoia Beer Garden. From the station, turn right toward Santa-Fe Avenue then make a right on Inyo St. From there, keep heading straight until you reach Tioga-Sequoia Beer Garden.
St. Patty's Brunch: Paint N' Sip!
3245 West Figarden Drive, Fresno, CA | Saturday, March 18, 2023 | 1:00 PM PDT - 3:30 PM PDT
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a twist this year! Join us for a fun-filled Paint N' Sip Brunch event. Professional artist Mads Labbe' will guide you through creating your own masterpiece while professional bartender Alex Olivares of Diamond Dogs Mobile Bartending serves up two signature specialty cocktails or mocktails of your choice. Endless hors d'oeuvres will also be available. Single general admission is $59.00, and couples general admission is $99.00. Don't miss out on this unique St. Patty's Day celebration. Get your tickets today!
Directions: Arrive at Amtrak Fresno Station (FNO) and take a rideshare service of your choosing to 3245 West Figarden Drive.
Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl
2nd Phase Brewing 1004 19th Street Bakersfield, CA 93301 | Friday, March 17 - Saturday, March 18, 2023 | Friday & Saturday 4:00 PM PDT - 10:00 PM PDT
Get ready for two days of bar crawl adventures this St. Patrick's Day weekend! Your ticket includes 1-2 drinks or shots, an exclusive crawl with a stadium cup, drink, and food specials at partner venues, waived cover at all locations, professional photographers, and an awesome after-party! Don't miss out on the custom St. Patrick's Day badge with vouchers for drink specials at various venues. The crawl starts at 2nd Phase Brewing, and check-in time is from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Get your green on and get your tickets now!
Directions: Arrive at Bakersfield Station and take a short 12-minute walk to 2nd Phase Brewing. From the station, head north on “S” Street toward the stoplight (Truxtun Ave.). Turn left, then turn right at “Q” St. (the first stoplight). From there walk three blocks to 19th St. then make a left. The destination will be up ahead on your right at the corner of 19th and “O.”
Los Angeles St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl & Block Party
The Tavern Off Broadway 221 West 7th Street Los Angeles, CA 90014 | Friday, March 17, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Get ready for the ultimate St. Patrick's Day celebration in Los Angeles! Join hundreds of revelers as you hop from bar to bar in downtown LA, enjoying exclusive drink specials and free welcome shots at 10+ participating venues. Dress in your finest green attire and get ready to party all day and night with the biggest St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl in Los Angeles. Don't miss out on the fun - tickets are on sale now!
Directions: Arrive at the Amtrak Los Angeles station on Alameda St and take a short 13-minute ride via the rideshare app of your choosing to The Tavern Off Broadway, the starting point of the bar crawl.
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