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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the ShamROCK Block Party in San Diego

If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in San Diego, then look no further than the ShamROCK festival in the city’s downtown area.

The ShamROCK Block Party is an annual music and beer festival in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. From 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, you can expect a pub crawl, live music, delicious food, games and shenanigans, and a lot more.

As you might expect from a St. Patrick’s Day celebration in San Diego, the ShamROCK festival will include a tasteful selection of both Irish beer and local brews from the top San Diego breweries. There will also be whiskey cocktails to sample, as well as green-tinted beer to celebrate the occasion.

For live music, the festival will also include a curated selection of tribute bands and Celtic-style rock, as well as traditional Irish dance performances and other live entertainment. In other words, it’ll be a pitch perfect soundtrack to your Irish-themed pub crawl.

If you want hands-on fun, this St. Patrick’s Day festival in San Diego also includes an interactive block party with an abundance of fun activities. You can expect everything from Jenga and Cornhole to quirkier and appropriately themed games like Unicorn Races and Rainbow Streamer Relays — with prizes to boot!

As far as tickets, you can purchase them starting at $39 for general admission, which includes access to the full list of music and festivities.

There is also a VIP option starting at $79 that includes:

  • Four drinks
  • Expedited entry
  • Access to a VIP “Lucky Leprechaun” pub
  • A stylish St. Paddy’s Day hat
  • Upgraded and exclusive restroom facilities
  • And a few more surprises.

Tickets and additional information is available here.

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