Planning or even going on a ski holiday over St Patricks Day? No fear! The Guinness will be free flowing that you’ll be seeing green and leprechaun fancy dress will be in full swing. These resorts know how to party for St Patricks day, which makes perfect sense in combining the much loved après ski with Irish pub culture…it’s great craic! For more apres advice take a look at our ultimate apres ski guide.
1. Dubh Linn Gate in Whistler, Canada
This bar is as authentic as it gets. With the best beer selection in Whistler and live music blasting all day long, this is the ultimate bar to spend the luckiest day of the year in. Breakfast happy hour runs from 9-11am and in the evening from 5-7pm. The Irish spirit is well and truly alive at the Dubh Linn Gate Pub where you are guaranteed to have a memorable night with a tall beers, great food and a fun atmosphere.
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2. Pub le Ski Lodge in La Tania, France
The ski lodge may not be an Irish bar, but it’s one of our favourite après venues in The 3 valleys, as they sure know how to have a great time! There’s a sun terrace for perfecting that google tan in the afternoon then happy hour from 4-6pm to get the party started with live music and theme nights!.
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3. O'Flannigans in Kitzbühel, Austria
Head to Flannigans for your Guinness and Magners fix while in Kitzbühel. With regular live music, special events and sports games screened on the big TVs, Flannigans is a great escape from the chic shops and bars around the exclusive town. The bar has been around since 2005, Paul and Stuart pride themselves on delivering the best entertaining atmosphere throughout the season.
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4. The Harp in Soldeu, Andorra
This Irish run and owned bar has some of the funniest and friendliest staff ever in a ski resort. As well as the ‘best craic on the mountain,’ the bar has live music 7 nights a week and on St Patrick’s day, enjoy a music marathon from the staff and owners. The nightlife is Soldeu is extremely lively so be prepared to be out till 3 or 4am some nights, so if you want to ski all day and party all night for St Patricks then Soldeu is your top choice.
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5. O'Sullivans, Meribel
The place to go to party hard on St Patrick’s day! Previously a Dick’s T Bar, O’Sullivans Irish bar will get you dancing until the early hours at Meribel’s only late night bar and club. The Wingmen will be playing on the 17th March and the dress code of course is all things Irish – green, shamrocks, and leprechauns!
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