Celebrate the Luck O’ The Irish At Fremont Street Experience with Five-Day St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Celebration

CELEBRATE THE LUCK O’ THE IRISH AT FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE WITH
FIVE-DAY ST. PATRICK’S DAY SHAMROCK CELEBRATION, MARCH 13 – 17

 

Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is inviting visitors and locals alike to don their green and party under the newly-upgraded Viva Vision canopy during its five-day St. Patrick’s Day ShamROCK celebration, March 13-17, 2020.

 

The annual St. Paddy’s Day bash features an incredible lineup of 20 bands and 50 hours of free, live music on three stages beneath the world’s largest single digital display. Beyond the destination’s world-class house bands, guests can celebrate the luck ‘ the Irish with shows by Irish/Celtic bands including Johnny McCuaig and the Arcana Kings, The Angry Brians, Brick Top Blaggers, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Finnegan’s Wake, The Black Donnellys, Whiskey Galore and others.

 

Partygoers will also enjoy themed, theatrical musical performances—dancing, singing, and high-flying aerialist acts—produced exclusively for Fremont Street Experience, throughout the five days of revelry.

 

Adding to the Irish-themed festivities, guests can head to Main Street Stage on March 17 as uniformed fire fighters from across the country will join Las Vegas Valley firefighters and bagpipers during the annual Las Vegas Firefighters Benefit Association St. Patrick’s Day march beginning at noon.

 

The St. Patrick’s Day ShamROCK celebration is an anchor of Downtown Shenanigans Month, with nightly events and entertainment taking advantage of the happy collision of St. Paddy’s Day, March Mayhem and Spring Break. For more information about the ShamROCK schedule or Fremont Street Experience, visit Vegasexperience.com.

 

 

About Fremont Street Experience

Fremont Street Experience, a six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is an open-air promenade of gaming, dining, entertainment and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages 365 days per year and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. In partnership with the City of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Conventions and Visitors Authority, the $32 million renovation to the iconic Viva Vision screen illuminates downtown Las Vegas with 16,433,152 pixels and 5,000 Nits, making it seven-times brighter than the existing canopy with four-times the resolution allowing the screen to be seen 24 hours a day for the first time in its existence. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, a unique zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, taking riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street’s world-renowned casino hotels, more than 70 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 24 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.

 

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Get Lucky at the D and Golden Gate on St. Paddy’s Day

Downtown Las Vegas is gearing up for a weekend filled with St. Paddy’s day fun, with festivities kicking off tomorrow and running through the luckiest day of the year on Tuesday. From fun giveaways, drink specials, and even a group of competing firefighters, hotels such as the D and Golden Gate, as well as the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will be going green.
  • Competing Firefighters The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) will host Las Vegas Valley Firefighters’ annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Firefighter Fun Challenge on Tuesday, March 17. At noon, a parade of uniformed firefighters and honor guards led by Grand Marshal Terry Murphy of the Honorary Irish Consul to Nevada will gather at the Main Street Stage just outside Golden Gate Hotel & Casino. The group will be joined by festive bagpipers and step dancers as they make their way down the Fremont Street Experience to DLVEC to partake in the Firefighter Fun Challenge. Attendees can enjoy beer, cocktails and food while they cheer on teams of Vegas’ finest as they compete in a tricycle race, wheel barrel race, equipment run, tug of war, hose bowling and garden hose efficiency contest. Trophies will be awarded for individual events and an overall winner. Prize money will be donated to the winners’ charities of choice. The Firefighter Fun Challenge is free to attend and will take place from 1 – 5 p.m.

 

  • Shamrockin’ Live Music Just outside each casino’s doors on Main Street Stage (Golden Gate) and Third Street Stage (the D) revelers can enjoy free live performances Friday through Tuesday by Celtic punk bands and high-energy DJs including The Angry Brians, Finnegan’s Wake, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Celtic Rockers and more.
  • Don’t Get Pinched!Players can make sure they’ve got green on with St. Paddy’s Day T-shirt giveaways at both properties. With a buy-in of $100 or more on table games at either casino, players will receive one “I got lucky at…” green T-shirt. Limit one T-shirt per person, per property, while supplies last.
  • Take A ‘Shot’zilla – Daring lads and lasses can take the party to the next level on SlotZilla Zoomline as they “fly” more than 10 stories above the sea of green partygoers below. For some genuine “Luck o’ the Irish” – also known as liquid courage to true Irishmen – guests can guzzle down ShotZilla before their flight. An eight-ounce, shamrock-hued libation, this gigantic green monster of a shot features a tasty blend of vodka, melon liqueur, Apple Schnapps and sweet and sour. ShotZilla is served 24/7 at D Bar at the D and OneBar at the Golden Gate for $7.
  • Cheers to Green Beer!Thousands of green-clad partiers will flood Fremont Street on Tuesday, March 17 for the Seventh Annual Downtown St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. From 2 p.m. to midnight, the neighborhood’s hottest bars including D Bar, LONGBAR and Vue Bar (the D) and One Bar, Flair Bar and Bar Prohibition! (Golden Gate) will serve up festive drinks at prices that won’t cost imbibers a pot of gold.
  • Specials include:
  • $4 Green Beers
  • $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie Shots
  • $5 Irish Car Bombs
  • the D’s Annual St. Paddy’s Day BashPub crawlers and players alike are invited to the D’s annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash on Tuesday, March 17. Decked out in green, the casino will transform into a party where leprechauns dance on LONGBAR, green beer flows freely, four leaf clovers rain from the skies and the party doesn’t stop till the top o’ the mornin.’ Celebrants won’t need to travel all the way to the Emerald Isle to kiss the blarney stone for good luck. A relic from the legendary Blarney Castle resides at the D’s second-floor Vue Bar, where guests can partake in the age-old tradition of planting a kiss or rubbing the stone for good fortune.

 

O’Sheas BLOQ Party at The LINQ Returns as Ultimate St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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O’Sheas BLOQ Party at The LINQ Returns as Ultimate St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Las Vegas’ beloved Irish-themed casino plays host of massive green-filled party

 

O’Sheas BLOQ Party at The LINQ returns Tuesday, March 17 as Las Vegas’ biggest green event with a full day of drinks, live music, parades and a free trip for two to Ireland.

The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations kick-off at noon with a blowout parade throughout the LINQ Promenade complete with bagpipers, leprechauns, stilt walkers and more. Inside O’Sheas, partygoers will be treated to live music performances from The Garage Boys, The Hooligans and Darby O’Gill throughout the afternoon and late into the night.

The BLOQ party outside in the LINQ Promenade will feature giveaways, St. Patrick’s Day gear and games of corn hole and oversized beer pong between various surprise pop up bands, dancers and performances. Beer trucks and portable bars from Coors Light, Miller Lite, Guinness, Leinenkugel, Heineken, and Jameson will line the green oasis, ensuring guests never run out of foamy brews. Parades and a drumline performance will overtake the promenade throughout the day and the fountain stage will feature a live performance from Empire Records as well as a silent disco.

The High Roller brings the celebration 550 feet into the air with green beer and Irish-themed cocktails at The Sky Lounge and in every Happy Half Hour cabin. At dusk, the High Roller will ceremoniously be lit green as another parade full of bagpipers, leprechauns and stilt walkers fills the promenade.

Beginning March 6, guests who purchase a Guinness at O’Sheas can enter to win a trip to Ireland, which includes airfare for two, hotel accommodations and a tour of the Guinness Brewery. The winner will be drawn at 11 p.m. inside O’Sheas on March 17.

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The LINQ Promenade & High Roller
The LINQ Promenade, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller, are redefining the iconic Las Vegas skyline. Located at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ Promenade features more than 30 unique retail, dining and entertainment venues and plays host to a variety of special events, festivals and more. Topping out at 550 feet, the High Roller observation wheel is the focal point of the unique urban entertainment district. The wheel’s 28 glass-enclosed cabins feature an interactive experience including video and music that fade away to unveil spectacular views of the famed resort city in the 30 minutes it takes to complete one full revolution. Each cabin accommodates up to 40 people. Cabins are available for individual or group experiences. For more information, visit TheLINQ.com.

Rí Rá Las Vegas October Listings

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Rí Rá Las Vegas October Listings

 

 

October Food and Drink Specials
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rí Rá Las Vegas will feature $5 pink Woodchuck Hard Ciders on tap throughout October. In addition, the pub serves up the finest selections of homemade potato and green onion boxty ($15.95) with three different choices of filling: chicken, mushrooms and leek with parsley sauce, cottage pie with cheddar sauce or roast salmon and tomato with lemon dill sauce. Each boxty is served with traditional Irish champ and sautéed squash.

 

Rí Rá Premier Pick’Em Challenge
Guests who submit their weekly winner picks for each of the Premier Football matches can be eligible to win a free trip to Newcastle, England for a Newcastle soccer match. There will also be prizes for weekly and seasonal winners. For official rules and guidelines, please visit www.rirasoccer.com.

 

Holiday Specials
During the holiday season, guests who purchase a $50 gift card to Rí Rá will receive an additional $10 on the card for free. In addition, guests may start booking their holiday party events at the pub. For more information, please visit www.rira.com/las-vegas.

 

Locals Lunch and Dinner Special
Rí Rá continues to offer locals 40 percent off lunch and dinner food items every Friday throughout October. Guests must present a valid Nevada ID to receive the discount. This special cannot be combined with other offers.

 

October Entertainment
Guinness World Record Attempt
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, Rí Rá will attempt to break a Guinness World Record by hosting more than 16 days of nonstop live music. Guided by Irish musician Dave Browne, the marathon concert will feature a variety of musical styles. Participating bands include The Black Donnellys, John Windsor, Dirk Vermin, Paul Cray, Louise Barry, Sharon O’Brien, Eugene Quinn, Roy Buckley, Dave Rafferty, Dave Hughes, The American Diddle Idols, Clare Peelo, Gavin Carpenter, Na Cairde, Darby O’Gill and the Little People and more.

 

Nightly Entertainment*
Guests can enjoy live, authentic Irish music nightly during dinner and evening hours with many of the bands coming directly from Ireland.
*Starting Oct. 18, regularly scheduled nightly performances will return to the pub’s main stage and may be incorporated into the Guinness World Record attempt.
The American Diddle Idols
Oct. 19, 21, 22, 23 & 26 at 8:45 p.m.
Oct. 18, 24 & 25 at 9 p.m.
The American Diddle Idols is a pure Irish American party duo from New York City, featuring musician David Barckow, which mixes traditional Irish music and party rock with a variety of instruments.

 

John Windsor
Oct. 20 & 27 at 8:45 p.m.
A permanent entertainment fixture in Irish pubs throughout Las Vegas for more than a decade, John Windsor is a multi-talented performer who provides nonstop entertainment throughout his sets by blending guitar, harmonica and amazing vocals into one spectacular performance.

 

The Crooked Jacks
Oct. 28, 29 & 30 at 8:45 p.m.
Oct. 31 at 9 p.m.
Since 2011, this well-versed crew has been writing, recording and entertaining worldwide. With notable performances at Bridge House Hotel in Tullamore, Irish Music Festival in Ocean Shores and The Dublin Castle, they have certainly made an impression. The band consists of Davey Fitz (lead vocals and guitar), Jody Cahill (vocals, banjo, mandolin and guitar), Keith Byrne (vocals and percussion) and Jo Jo Salmon (vocals, bass, banjo, mandolin and guitar). The Crooked Jacks often use whistling to add a little something extra and is working on a new album set to release later this year. Currently, the band is touring in Europe, Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S.

 

About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is one of 11 pubs the trio has opened in the U.S.

 

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Rí Rá Las Vegas hosts 16-day concert in attempt to break Guinness World Record Oct. 1-17

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Rí Rá Las Vegas Hosts 16-Day Concert
In Attempt To Break Guinness World Record OCt. 1-17

 

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, Rí Rá Las Vegas, located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, will host over 16 days of nonstop live music in attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

 

The concert will kick off at 1 p.m. with music playing for more than 16 days straight with at most a 25-second break between songs and a five-minute break between sets. Guided by Irish musician Dave Browne, the marathon concert will feature a variety of musical styles. Many popular bands and musicians will fly in from Ireland to support the attempt including Liam Reilly of renowned Irish rock band Bagatelle and the founder of the legendary Wolfe Tones, Derek Warfield.

 

Additional participating bands include The Black Donnellys, John Windsor, Dirk Vermin, Paul Cray, Louise Barry, Sharon O’Brien, Eugene Quinn, Roy Buckley, Dave Rafferty, Dave Hughes, The American Diddley Idols, Clare Peelo, Gavin Carpenter, Na Cairde, Darby O’Gill and the Little People and more.

 

In honor of the Guinness World Record attempt, Rí Rá will raise funds for the Southern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen®. During the concert, guests can order from the authentic Irish pub’s special Guinness World Record menu during lunch or dinner, and Rí Rá will donate 20 percent of all proceeds to the local nonprofit. Also, Rí Rá will raise money for the affiliate by selling pink wristbands and paper ribbon icons throughout the month and donating the proceeds

 

Hailing from inner city Dublin, Dave Browne is already a Guinness World Record holder for marathon guitar playing, a record he broke at Temple Bar in Dublin in June 2011 when he played guitar for 114 hours and six minutes straight. Browne is the founding member of two bands, The Black Donnellys and Little Sister Sage, and plays mandolin and guitar.

 

The current world record holder for Longest Concert by Multiple Artists is AJ’s Music Café in Ferndale, Michigan, where a concert that began on March 19, 2011 lasted for 360 hours, ending on April 3, 2011.

 

About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is one of 11 pubs the trio has opened in the U.S.

 

Follow Rí Rá Las Vegas on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

The D Las Vegas & Golden Gate Host St. Paddy’s Day Festivities

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THE D LAS VEGAS AND GOLDEN GATE HOTEL & CASINO HOST ST. PADDY’S DAY FESTIVITIES

 

Downtown Properties Raise A Pint To America’s Favorite Irish Holiday With

Parties, Specialty Drinks And T-Shirt Giveaways

Cheers! Downtown Las Vegas’ annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration is back! Known as Sin City’s wildest St. Paddy’s Day bash, 2014’s festivities feature four straight days and nights of Gaelic madness Friday, March 14 through Monday, March 17 on the Fremont Street Experience.

Downtown party spots, the D and Golden Gate, invite guests to earn a little luck o’ the Irish with T-shirt giveaways, drinks specials and fun for all. Just outside each casino’s doors, celebrants can enjoy free live performances all weekend by bands including Tempest, L.A. Vation, Darby O’Gill and the Little People and more.

The celebration reaches its pinnacle on Monday, March 17 when thousands of partygoers donning their best green attire flood Fremont Street for the Sixth Annual Downtown St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. The Pub Crawl will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight, with stops at the neighborhood’s hottest bars including D Bar, LONGBAR and Vue Bar (the D) and One Bar, Flair Bar and Bar Prohibition! (Golden Gate).

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  • the D’s Annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Monday, Mar. 17. the D hosts the “Pot o’ Gold” of St. Patrick’s Day parties in Las Vegas – an annual bash that soaks the downtown casino in green and invites lads and lasses to let loose as they party alongside leprechauns till the top o’ the mornin’. Partygoers will enjoy festive drink specials including $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie shots and Irish Car Bombs, $4 green beers and $3 shots of Jameson® Irish Whiskey. For $21, those looking to celebrate into the wee hours can opt for a Smoking Irish Fog – a secret recipe served in a 44-ounce goblet. Celebrants can also partake in the age-old Irish tradition of kissing the Blarney Stone – a relic from the legendary Blarney Castle in Ireland that has taken residence at the D’s second-floor Vue Bar. Planting a kiss on this piece of history is sure to bring more luck to the bestower than simply finding a four-leaf clover.

 

  • T-shirt giveaway. Don’t get pinched! the D is protecting players from bruised arms by outfitting them in green apparel with a St. Paddy’s Day T-shirt giveaway. Starting Sunday, March 16 at 6 p.m. players can earn an “I Got Lucky at the D” T-shirt by placing a $100 buy-in on table games, wagering $100 on live Keno or earning 100 points on slots.

 

Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

  • Drink specials. Revelers can also fill their cups full o’ grog with drink specials at Golden Gate. $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie shots and Irish Car Bombs, $4 green beers, $3 shots of Jameson® Irish Whiskey can turn the luck of even the most unlucky partygoer. $21 Smoking Irish Fogs served in their signature 44-ounce goblets will also be served.

 

  • T-shirt giveaway. Club 1906 members will also get their free green with Golden Gate’s St. Paddy’s Day T-shirt giveaway. Starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, players will earn a free “I Got Lucky at the Golden Gate” T-shirt with a $100 buy-in on table games or by earning 200 points playing slots.

 

About the D Las Vegas
the D Las Vegas delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. The new casino hotel boasts 629 remodeled rooms and suites and a unique two-level casino feature modern and vintage floors. Cocktails, beer and frozen beverages abound inside the casino at LONGBAR and on the Fremont Street Experience at D Bar. the D offers contemporary American fare at D Grill, Detroit’s legendary Coney Dogs at American Coney Island and premium steaks and authentic Italian dishes and Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse.

 

About Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
The Golden Gate is Las Vegas’ most historic hotel and casino, opening in 1906 at One Fremont Street.  Its legacy spans the birth of Las Vegas, the Roaring 20s and the Rat Pack era. The Golden Gate recently completed its first major expansion in 50 years, adding a 35,000-square-foot luxury tower with 16 suites, an expanded gaming floor and a new lobby. The result is an intimate, boutique hotel/casino that is energetic and contemporary, yet preserves its historic character.