What’s the biggest, best, and most Irish-y St. Patrick’s Day party on the North Bank? It’s St. Paddy’s for Parks, the annual 21-and-over St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Shorty’s Garden & Home starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11. Enjoy Irish food, music and festivities in a dry, heated indoor space. Tap your toes to music from 5 Guys Named Moe, Vancouver Firefighters Pipes and Drums, and Molly Malone Dancers. Proceeds from the evening are 100% green, benefiting the Parks Foundation in its mission to support the parks, trails, and recreation programs of Clark County.
Advance tickets are $20 per person or $25 at the door, and include one complimentary drink. Tables can be reserved for $225 by calling 360-487-8370, or sponsored tables for eight are available for $500. Tickets and table reservations are available by clicking here. Shorty’s on Mill Plain is located at 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver.
But wait, there’s more! Why should the grown-ups have all the fun? Come back to Shorty’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, for St. Paddy’s for Kids: a completely free event that’s just for kids. You and your wee ones will enjoy green-themed stories, arts and crafts, hands-on nature activities and more. (…plus, did we mention FREE?!) You’ll also get a chance to find out about Parks & Rec opportunities to keep kids busy all year round. For more information about St. Paddy’s for Kids, click here.