Tomorrow, Thursday, March 17, two Saint Patrick’s Day festivals will be taking place in downtown Seattle that are expected to draw large crowds. From 10 a.m. until 2 a.m., Kells Saint Patrick’s Day Irish Festival will feature a beer garden in Post Alley next to Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub which is located on Post Alley between Steward and Virginia streets. A gathering of 500 celebrants is anticipated. At least 450 people will be attending the Fado Saint Patrick’s Day Festival being held at Fado Irish Pub on First Avenue and Columbia Street. A beer garden will be set up on the adjacent sidewalk and curb lane from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. Traffic will likely be congested surrounding both festival locations.
Contact: Peg Nielsen, 206.684.8114