Feast on Irish Delights & Brews at the 28th Annual ShamROCK St. Paddy’s Day Music + Beer Festival

| March 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

The countdown is on for the Gaslamp Quarter’s magical transformation into an Irish wonderland! The air is already buzzing with anticipation, filled with the sweet aroma of delicious eats, the cheerful clinking of glasses, and the sounds of joy and merriment. Get ready for an unforgettable celebration at the 28th Annual ShamROCK Music + Beer Festival, taking place from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, March 16  This event promises to drench the streets in vibrant shades of green, offering a grand salute to Irish culture through an exquisite selection of craft beers, green beer aplenty, and the lively beats of Celtic music. As San Diego’s longest-running St. Paddy’s Day party, ShamROCK stands as a beacon of Irish joy, combining top-notch entertainment with a feast for the senses.

Beyond the fun, ShamROCK serves a greater purpose by supporting the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation (GQHF), dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of the Gaslamp Quarter. This one-day St. Patrick’s Day affair funds the year-long programs and museum operations for the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, the oldest building in Downtown San Diego.

No need for a trip to Ireland when ShamROCK brings the essence of Irish cuisine right to you! Prepare for a culinary journey with a mix of traditional Irish dishes and flavors from around the world, ready to make your taste buds dance with delight.

  • Enjoy authentic Irish delights, from savory meat pies to Scotch eggs, and sweet treats like turnovers.
  • Devour artisanal sausages, including bangers and mash, and sausage fries, perfectly paired with refreshing lemonade.
  • Sample a unique blend of Southern Vietnamese and Irish cuisine, featuring corned beef and cabbage sliders, banh mi sandwiches, and matcha-flavored desserts.
  • Grab skewers of sausage, chicken, or steak on the go, complete with sides and sauces for a flavor-packed meal.

Embrace the Irish tradition of good cheer with an extensive selection of craft beer, Irish beer, whiskey cocktails, and an endless flow of green beer. Premium and VIP ticket holders will be able to cash in their complimentary drink tickets at any bar and enjoy sipping from their 32oz keepsake commemorative stein. Raise a glass and don’t forget to say “sláinte” for a traditional Irish “cheers!”

This year’s ShamROCK is your golden ticket to exclusive drink specials at neighboring Gaslamp venues. Each participating bar will be offering their own unique spin on classic favorites featuring sponsored liquors and beers. Show your ShamROCK pass for discounts on sponsored beverages during and after the festival.

For more information, line-ups, tickets, and more, visit www.SanDiegoShamROCK.com.


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