Luck ‘O the Irish: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Santa Barbara Style

Get the luck of the Irish – and a few pints – by celebrating St. Paddy’s day Santa Barbara style. There are many activities, performances, dance and music to help you get your leprechaun on!  You won’t need a lucky four-leafed clover to help you celebrate some of the best Irish-themed Santa Barbara offerings for Patrick’s Day revelry.

Learn to prepare traditional Irish dishes for an authentic St. Patrick’s dinner at a free Home Gourmet Cooking Class. (RVSP 837-6959)

When: Friday, March 11, 12:30pm.

Where: Whole Foods Market, 3761 State St.

Get inspired by David McNeil’s performance of Irish ballads and historical vignettes, “Ireland: Myth, Memory, and Music”. Tickets are $25 – $45. (963-0761)

When: Friday, Mar. 11, 8pm.

Where: Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St.

Get festive with “Irish-Mexican-Pirate” music by Santa Barbara’s own Spencer and the Worried Lads’ annual St. Patrick’s Day show. Tickets are $5. (962-7776)

When: Thursday, Mar. 17, 5:30pm.

Where: SOhO Restaurant &Music Club, 1221 State St.

The Shepherd’s Pie Irish Band features step dancing and live, traditional Irish music on St. Paddy’s day. (969-4974)

When: Thursday, Mar. 17, 5:30-8pm.

Where: State &A Bar and Grill, 1201 State St.

Santa Barbara real estate expert Karen Spechler is proud to support local community events such as this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Santa Barbara, California area, contact Karen today!