St. Patrick’s Day in Marina del Rey

Ah, St. Paddy’s – for many, an excuse to throw back more than a couple and to use the “you’re-not-wearing-green-pinch” as a flirting strategy. This year, the pseudo holiday falls on a Friday, so expect to see more than usual number of rabble rousers out and about. Here are a few local parties on March 17 who are welcoming all leprechauns.

Brennan’s Pub

4 p.m.-2 a.m.; 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey

No cover charge.

Five bands on indoor and outdoor stages, green beer, Irish food and drink specials, and rumors of live bagpipers!

Killer Shrimp Restaurant and Bar

All day! 4211 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey

No cover charge.

Bar area specials: Jameson Caskmates and Jameson-based cocktails.

Tony P’s Dockside Grill

All day! 4445 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey

No cover charge.

Green beer, Irish drink specials, and traditional Irish entrées.

Warehouse Restaurant

3 p.m.-2 a.m.; 4499 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey

$10 cover charge after 9 p.m. for salsa dancing.

Green beer, corned beef and cabbage as the dinner special, happy hour in the lounge, and regular Friday night salsa dancing (9 p.m.-2 a.m.).

Whiskey Red’s

5-9 p.m.; 13813 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey (at Fisherman’s Village)

No cover charge.

Live music by The Molly Maguires, Irish drink specials, and green beer. Age 21+ only.

Aerial marina view