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Greenway Village Cocktail Lounge
3143 E. Greenway Rd.
St. Patrick's Day celebration with food, drink specials, billiards, darts, and shuffleboard. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-971-5523.
13825 N. 32nd St.
Joe knows how to party, which is why he's offering the live music from Razin Kain, Anthem, and Unfinished Business, as well as various drink specials. Open until 2 a.m. Call 602-992-1007 for cover.
5110 E. McDowell Rd.
St. Paddy's Day goes punk rock with free corned beef and cabbage, $2 Guinness, sexy leprechauns, and more than a dozen bands, including Vadoom, My Doll, The Fed-Ups, Breakfast of Champions, Lennore, Scud, and Beauty in Violence. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 602-225-0307.
Last Exit Bar & Grill
1425 W. Southern Ave., Tempe
"You Must Be Irish 'Cause My Dick's A Dublin" festivities with music by Mondegreen, the Green Lady Killers, and Psycho Square Dance. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-557-6656.
The Library Bar & Grill
501 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
The time of day determines the price of drinks at this downtown Tempe bar, with $2 Guinness and $4 Irish car bombs from noon to 4 p.m., $3 Guinness and $5 Irish car bombs from 4 to 8 p.m., and $4 Guinness and $6 Irish car bombs from 8 p.m. until close. Whew! 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Ladies free, $5 for men after 8 p.m. Call 480-929-9002.
420 S. Mill Ave., #101, Tempe
Tune up your St. Paddy's Day celebration with StraightNoChaser, featuring a jazz band at 7 p.m., a funk band at 9 p.m., and a DJ playing from 11 p.m. until close. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. $8. Call 480-967-8188.
7318 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
Giant tent party extending onto Stetson Drive with green Bud Light, Irish car bombs, videos on big-screen televisions, promotional giveaways, and more. 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-947-8188 for cover.
Maloney's on Campus
955 E. University Dr., Tempe
The 14th annual Tent Party with proceeds benefiting United Phoenix Firefighters Association, featuring music from The Polyesters, Metalhead, and The Chadwicks starting at 5 p.m., as well as drink specials, prizes and giveaways from Mix 96.9, mechanical bull riding, souvenir mugs for the first 1,000 attendees, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-894-2224 for cover.
Martini Ranch & Shaker Room
7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
Another St. Paddy's Day Throwdown will go down in P-town, but this one features music from the U2 tribute band Zoo Station and local rockers Money $hot, as well as Jameson, Guinness, and Irish car bomb specials all night. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-970-0500.
15814 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria
Party on the west side with $7.95 corned beef and cabbage, drink specials, and a DJ spinning music from 10 p.m. until close. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 623-334-5000.
230 W. 5th St., Tempe
Watch all the NCAA tournament action during the day or groove to the reggae stylings of Grantman & The Island Beat at 8 p.m., with various specials on Guinness, Budweiser, and Bailey's available from open until close. 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. $2-$5. Call 480-966-5600.
Mill Cue Club
607 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Cue up great drink specials on Guinness, Irish car bombs, and shots. 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-858-9017.
1744 S. Val Vista Dr., #101, Mesa
Opens at 7 a.m. with a "kegs and eggs" breakfast, with corned beef and cabbage and other Irish eats served all day, appearances by the Guinness and Bailey's Girls, bead tosses, prize and promo giveaways, music from Booya at 11 a.m., Irish step dancers at 1:30 p.m., the Brid Dower Band at 3 p.m., and DJ Zen One playing from 5 p.m. until closing. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-507-7827 for cover.
Monkey Pants Bar & Grill
3223 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Head for this bizarre bar for the "No Irish Allowed St. Patty's Day All Spanking Soiree" where you can "paint the town red like an Irish girl's crotch" with free leg humping from Artie the Irish Amputee to the first 128 people (or "until Artie is spent"), Scottish head-butting with a guy named Scott, a Mexican mariachi band at 8 p.m., $1 green tequila shots, and $3 Snake Bite shots. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-377-8100.
2501 E. Camelback Rd.
Partake of $3 pints of green Budweiser. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-852-0900.
O'Brien's Pub and Grub
7829 N. 35th Ave.
Celebrate St. Paddy's Day all weekend long with food and drink specials, and live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, and 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 19. Call 602-841-3980.
2120 W. Guadalupe Rd., Mesa
St. Paddy's parking lot party starting at 6 a.m. with plenty of Irish eats, drink specials, prizes, a caricaturist, face painting, promo giveaways, a balloon twister, and an appearance by the Bud Girls, as well as live music from Sweaty, Krak Smokin' Grannies, and 68 Guns at 4 p.m. Runs until 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-756-6069.