ShamROCK St. Paddy’s Day Music + Beer Festival Goes All Ages In 27th Year

| February 5, 2023 | 0 Comments

The San Diego ShamROCK Music + Beer Festival returns to the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2023.ShamROCK will be accessible to all ages for the first time ever. For 27 years, locals and tourists alike have flocked to the Gaslamp Quarter as ShamROCK transforms the bustling San Diego downtown neighborhoods into a Celtic carnival for the senses with an abundance of pub-style seating, flowing green beer, traditional Irish steppers, activities, Celtic rock bands, photo-ops, shenanigan games (with prizes), and activation throughout the Gaslamp. 

Guests of ShamROCK come dressed in character to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day.

In addition to a multi-block music and entertainment lineup, ShamROCK block party attendees will be welcome to enjoy free games throughout the day at the ShamROCK Shenanigans Block. Giant lucky Jenga, Pot of Gold Cornhole, and Giant beer pong are just some of the shenanigans that will test your skill and luck! Throughout the day, the infamous ShamROCK leprechaun emcee will be hosting showdowns on stage with epic prizes that would make even a leprechaun green with envy. Keep an eye out for the full game schedule to include unicorn races, rainbow streamer relays, magical chairs and more

General Admission tickets start at just $35 for a day full of festivities, non-stop music, and a keepsake ShamROCK stein. VIP tickets start at just $79 and include 4 drinks, VIP dedicated entry, exclusive access to the Lucky Leprechaun VIP Irish Pub, festive Saint Patrick’s Day hat, upgraded restrooms, and other tantalizing treats to be announced. As a thank you to our Military, guests with Military ID will receive $5 off GA and $10 off VIP!

Party with a purpose – This one-day Saint Patrick’s Day affair funds the year-long programs and museum operations for the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation (GQHF), a small non-profit in the Gaslamp Quarter dedicated to preserving and protecting architecture, history, and the culture of the historic Gaslamp Quarter. The GQHF also runs the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, the oldest building in Downtown San Diego.

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