How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Calgary

This year, you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a pub quiz night, an online whiskey tasting event and, of course, by drinking green beer at local pubs.

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Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Master Class with Willow Park Wines & Spirits

Date: March 17

Willow Park Wines & Spirits is offering an online whiskey tasting event that will delve into the history, processing method and flavour of Irish whiskey. Willow Park spirits manager Darryl Corbett will lead the evening through a Zoom call and will look at three Irish distilleries: Teeling, Tullamore and Tyrconnell.


Pub Quiz Night: St. Patrick’s Day with the Calgary Zoo

Date: March 17 and 18

This year, the Calgary Zoo is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with two pub quiz nights at its Safari Lodge. The adults-only evenings include dinner, drinks, a chance to look around the zoo outdoors and three quiz rounds that will focus on green things in nature.

Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Dr. N.E.,


Bars and restaurants with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, deals and/or special menus


Canadian Brewhouse

9650 Harvest Hills Blvd. N., 403-452-5636; 425 36 St. N.E., 587-315-3466; 7 Mahogany Plaza S.E., 597-333-4330,


Craft Beer Market

345 10 Ave. S.W., 403-514-2337 and 100 Anderson Rd. S.E., 403-216-2337;


Glamorgan Bakery

3919 Richmond Rd. S.W., 403-242-2800,


Heritage Park

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., 403-268-8500,


James Joyce Irish Pub and Restaurant

114 8 Ave. S.W., 403-262-0708,


Jameson Pub

3790 Brentwood Road N.W., 403-220-9888 and 1230 17 Ave. S.W., 403-984-9445,


Ollia Macarons & Tea

810C 16 Ave. S.W., 403-457-9775,


Trolley 5

728 17 Ave. S.W., 403-454-3731,

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