St. Patrick’s Day: Wearing O’ the Green in the Green Mountains

By: Tabitha Armstrong | 03.15.19

Looking To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

There Are A Lot Of Events To Choose From This Year!

Saint Patrick’s Day is on Sunday, but that isn’t dampening the fun. Here in the NEK, there are events on Sat. and Sun. plus most restaurants are hosting weekend long specials.

We wanted to share all of these events with our readers, and so we have compiled the most extensive list you can find anywhere on the Internet, at least for Vermont’s NEK that is.

Take a look at what’s happening – and check back as we’ll update it as we hear more from other restaurants…

Events are sorted by county, then town, alphabetically.

Click the name of the restaurant to get more detailed information about the business.

Celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day In A Big!

St. Patrick’s Day Fun in Caledonia County



Burke Public House: Themed Dinner Specials including: Irish pub salad, beer battered broccoli, nachos with shredded corned beef and whiskey cheese sauce, Guinness stew, cream of cabbage soup, corned beef and cabbage dinner, bangers and mash, traditional Reuben, turkey Reuben, shepherds pie, chocolate stout cake, and Irish cream mocha pudding, and more. Themed drinks are also on the menu with Guinness Draught, Smithwicks Draught, Half & Half’s (Black & Tans), Irish Car Bombs, and of course – Irish Coffee.


The Bear Den at Burke Mountain: Starting at 3 p.m. join the Bear Den at Burke Mountain for a free concert, featuring Iain MacHarg and friends. This is followed by a concert in the ballroom with Irish Rock Group Prydein w/ The Catamount Pipe Band.



Mooselook Restaurant: Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Special all day




The Pizza Man: Irish dinner specials all weekend, including: Irish nachos, pot roast beef Reuben, Dublin burger, the pig roast pizza, drafts, cocktails and more.


Every Buddy’s: Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage served lunch and dinner



Miss Lyndonville DinerLunch and dinner specials throughout the weekend.



Saint Johnsbury

Anthony’s Diner: Themed specials, such as Corned Beef and Cabbage, for lunch and dinner.



Kingdom Taproom: Weekend specials – Check back soon for the lineup.



Good Fella’s: Featuring a Reuben on special all week, and offering goodies and giveaways throughout St. Paddy’s Day.



The Wine Gate: Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner special.




Saint Patrick’s Day Fun in Essex County


Essex House: Live music with Kat’s Rock n Kountry from 6-9 p.m. And their serving Corned Beef and Cabbage all day long. Other menu and drink specials will be available!


Hobo’s Cafe: This St. Paddy’s Day enjoy smoked corned beef – A special treat not to be missed. Call ahead for take out!



Go Irish in Orleans County 



Vermont Pie and Pasta: Weekend dinner specials, including: Guinness Fish and Chips, Lamb with potatoes, Cottage Pie, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish Nachos, And of course Green Beer!



Highland Lodge: Even towns off the beaten path are celebrating St. Paddy’s Day. Join in for Irish Ballad Singing from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Saturday night, and get a head start on the celebrations. Restaurant opens at 5. Click through to learn more…


Parker Pie: Stay tuned…




Jay Village Inn: Themed Food Specials




Eastside Restaurant: A weekend long party is planned at this Newport restaurant. Dance the night away on Friday with Raised on Radio from 7-10 p.m. in the quarter Deck Pub. Saturday night, enjoy an all you can eat seafood buffet with an Irish twist – and get in some more dancing with  John River and Jim Sullivan from 5-8 p.m. Then Sunday brunch will feature an Irish theme. Add to this themed specials for dinner and lunch, including: Fat corned beef Reuben, Corned beef and cabbage, rack of lamb, and Guinness beer battered Cod. Celebrate all weekend long with the Eastside.



The Morgan Country Store: FRIDAY NIGHT RYTHYM & BREWS – Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with this Friday Night Irish Menu: Classic Corned Beef Boiled Dinner w/ cabbage, Bangers with Colcannon mashed, Mussels steamed in Stout, Guinness Stew with herb biscuit, Irish Seafood Stew with herb biscuit, Traditional Cottage Pie, Gaelic Steak Boxty with, buttermilk cheddar cream. Drink Specials include $2 Budweiser & Bud Light Aluminums and $3 HARP, SMITHWICKS RED,$3 Jacks Abbey Lager. Specials are in house only while supplies last.