By Kathleen Vanesian
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1989 W. Elliot Rd., Chandler
The biggest hootenanny in the East Valley can be found at Fibber's. Irish breakfasts will be served at 8 a.m. inside, and a parking lot party will begin at 11 a.m. with a beer tent serving such treats as bangers, shepherd's pie, and corned beef and cabbage. The live music lineup features the Keltic Cowboys at 2:30 p.m., Capital Down at 5:30 p.m., and The Scones at 9 p.m. There also will be giveaways, including special Jameson signature iPods. Outside events run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., while inside is open until 2 a.m. $10. Call 480-722-9434.
15730 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale
1340 E. Eighth St., Tempe
Both locations serve a $12 all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and special St. Paddy's Day extended breakfast menu starting at 7 a.m., with $3.50 pints, $3 Irish stew, and other specialty food selections offered all day long. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-991-1795 or 480-303-9967 or visit www.fourpeaks.com.
George & Dragon Restaurant
4240 N. Central Ave.
Have a few pints of Tetley's, Bass, Boddingtons, or any of the dozen other imports available here. Both Guinness and Jameson will be on special. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Call 602-241-0018.
4251 N. Winfield Scott, Scottsdale
Chuey and Herman the Rock 'n' Roll Midgets will both be dressed as leprechauns as they man their mini-bar. Games, prizes, appearances by promo girls, $5 pitchers of green beer, and $1 green Jell-O shots are also planned. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-874-2264.
4139 W. Bell Ave.
St. Patrick's Bay Bash with a live broadcast by MOViN' 97.5 FM, leprechauns, $1 green drafts until 8 p.m., games like "Hide the Shell-allee in the Clover Patch" for cash and prizes, and dance tracks and Irish music from DJs Blarney Pete, Greggy O'D, and McLeon. Food selections include $4 corned beef and cabbage with Irish soda bread and potatoes during happy hour, and an after-hours Irish feast of hot dogs and brats. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. $7 after 8 p.m. Call 602-843-6100.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale
The St. Patty's festivities kick off at 3:17 p.m. with drink specials like $3.17 green margaritas, $317 in prizes offered, and more. (See a pattern here?) Open until 1 a.m. Call 623-772-0011.
13825 N. 32nd St.
St. Patrick's Day Bash with drink specials and rock music from Highstrung. 8:30 p.m. Call 602-992-1007.
16100 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center, Peoria
The all-day St. Patrick's Festival features music from The McMorrows at 4 p.m. and The Biffos at 8:30 p.m., as well as drink specials, bagpipers, and more. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Call 623-979-0730 for cover.
Maloney's on Campus
955 E. University Dr., Tempe
The 17th annual Shamrockin' Tent Party benefiting United Phoenix Firefighters Association will feature live music, DJs, prizes and giveaways, drink specials, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-894-2224 for cover.
Marc's Sports Grill and Nightlife
4494 W. Peoria Ave., Glendale
This West Valley nightspot offers slews of deals, like $1 off select drinks from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Afterwards, specials include $2.50 pints and $3.50 super mugs of green beers, $3 Baileys, $4 Bushmill and Jameson shots, $4.75 B-52s and Irish Car Bombs, $5 Bushmill Bombs, and more. Karaoke in the MarcTini Lounge starts at 9 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. Call 623-842-1053.
Martini Ranch & Shaker Room
7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
The rockers of The Bollox stage a St. Patty's Day CD release show. 8 p.m. $10. Call 480-970-0500.
58 S. San Marcos Place, Chandler
Head to the Southeast Valley for this establishment's ginormous parking lot party featuring a beer garden, live music starting at 3 p.m., drink specials, bagpipers, and Irish food aplenty. 10 a.m.-2 a.m. $5 before 3 p.m., $10 afterwards. Call 480-812-1588.
2601 W. Dunlap Rd.
Entertainment starts at noon with performances by Shay Veno with Jane Hilton, The Brazen Heads, and Dublin Soul, as well as bagpipers and step dancers. Reubens and corned beef and cabbage dinners will be served and drink deals include $5 Car Bombs, $3 Bacardi Bomb Pops, and $1 PBRs and shots. Call 602-997-7714.
O'Donoghue's Irish Pub
20469 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale
Authentic Irish breakfasts will be served from 6 to 11 a.m., with performances by the Irish Celtic Dance Academy, drink specials, and giveaways throughout the day. Live entertainment includes The Rakes at noon, Meadowlark at 5 p.m. and The Brazen Heads at 9 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. $10 after noon. Call 480-585-6329.
O'Kelley's Bar & Grill
2120 W. Guadalupe Rd., Mesa
A huge parking lot party is planned, featuring green beer, great food, live music from Rhythm Edition and 68 Guns, and more. 6 a.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-756-6069 for cover.
4338 W. Bell Rd.
The tent party starts at 10 a.m. with fire-eaters, clowns, corned beef and cabbage, food vendors, and drink specials. Live entertainment from The McMorrows at 1 p.m., the McElligott Irish step dancers at 2 p.m., the Azz Izz at 3 p.m., Polyester at 5 p.m., a 26-piece bagpipe band at 6:30 p.m., J. David Sloan with Western Bred at 7 p.m., Envy at 9 p.m. $10 after 2 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. Call 602-547-9406.