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Where to Celebrate St. Paddy’s in West Chester

March 12, 2020

One of the biggest party days of the year is almost here! On St. Patrick’s Day (and the weekends before and after!), West Chester becomes a sea of green as partiers don their shamrocks and raise a glass (or a few) to the holiday. With nearly every bar going green for the occasion, it can be hard to find an authentic spot to celebrate St. Patty’s—but luckily your Chestnut Square apartment is right near one of the most Iconic Irish pubs in the region.

Kildare’s opened its doors in West Chester more than 15 years ago, and it became the first of several in the growing franchise. It’s modeled after a genuine Irish pub—with an interior that was actually designed in Dublin and shipped to the United States! With all that history and culture, you can rest assured that Kildare’s knows how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day right. While you can certainly swing by on the actual holiday, which falls on a Tuesday, to take advantage of the weekday specials—like $3 select pints and half-priced drinks after 10 p.m.—the bar stages a full weekend of partying leading up to the holiday. And since it’s just two blocks from your Chestnut Square apartment, you can enjoy all the fun without traveling too far from home!

Live music from local bands will be held throughout the weekend, along with great food and drink specials. Snag VIP tickets to skip the cover (and the line!) as well as get a special 2020 St. Patty’s Day T-shirt and access to a full Irish breakfast (if you start your party early in the day!). Food will be available throughout the several days of partying, and it’s a good idea to chow down as you drink up. Order from the plentiful appetizer menu to share with your crew, or go for Irish authenticity with items like corned beef, the Dubliner burger, fish and chips or bangers and mash.

So break out the beads and get ready to celebrate St. Patty’s in West Chester! 

Kildare’s Irish Pub

18 W. Gay St.

West Chester, PA 19380