The 7 Top St Patrick’s Day Parties In Dubai In 2023

Paddy's Day

‘Tis the season… for everyone to be IRISH!

Paddy’s Day looms on March 17 meaning it’s the one day of the year when the world becomes a sea of green to celebrate the Irish national holiday. Dubai is famous for putting on a party and for St. Patrick’s Day weekend, it’s our best foot forward, with top Irish bars across the city going big with ‘ceol agus craic galore‘. From brunches and dancing to live music to pub quizzes, there’s heaps to keep all ages entertained the whole weekend.

Here are the unmissable Paddy’s Day parties in Dubai in 2023


7. Kick off Paddy’s Day weekend with a roast nearly as good as your mammy would make it

We said, nearly! Head to Dubliner’s for the “All Things Irish Nighttime Brunch”.

When? From 7 pm to 11 pm, expect live Irish music, dancing, a carvery and unlimited drinkies

How much? AED 399 for three hours, or unlimited food and 4 pints for AED 299

Psst! Dress in green and you’ll get 25% off your total bill – WINNING!


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6. Kick it like a Paddy with a St Patrick’s Day Brunch at McGettigan’s JLT, Souk Madinat, City Walk and DWTC on March 17th

You know the drill… McGettigan’s are old hands at throwing phenomenal celebrations and for St. Patrick’s Day, they always go big. Book your table and expect an all-out celebration of the best of Irish on the day.

When? Friday, 17th March, 1pm – 4pm

How much? AED 199

Where? McGettigan’s JLT, Souk Madinat, City Walk

Book it in to save your table!

5. St Patricks Day at McCafferty’s kicks off at 3pm with live music and dancers all night long

The live band is ready and the epic Irish dancers are in place for the ULTIMATE special chipper brunch from 3-6pm. Expect this party to be rammed so best believe you should already have your table booked if you want a spot here for the big day.

When? March 17th, 3pm – 6pm

Where? McCafferty’s, JVC

Book it in to secure a table!

4. The Paddy Man will be at Fibbers at 2pm on Friday and there’s simply nowhere else you wanna be

For a proper dose of good aul Irish craic, make your booking at Fibber Magees DXB. Featuring live music from the Paddy Man at 2pm, Sandstorm at 8pm, and drinks deals all day. Spectac!

When? Friday, March 17

Where? Fibber Magees DXB

Book it in 


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3. Catch The Script live at the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day Music Festival

Go big or go home this Paddy’s day weekend…

Hop, skip, and jump on your merry way (or, take the shuttle!) to catch The Script, Mundy, The Coronas and more Irish acts bring the best of Irish music to Dubai.

  • Regular entry tickets are priced at AED 349
  • “Brunch + Concert” tickets are available for AED 699.
  • Get your tix ASAP right here

Read all about it here

Book it in +971 4 230 0073 ; or book directly from McGettigan’s

2. Garden on 8 is going green with Paddy’s Day events all week

Prove your Irish-creds with an Irish-themed quiz hosted by the best in the bizz, Jono and Rich from Dubai 92. Winner winner, chicken dinner, you can even win over AED10,000 in prizes on the night – BOOM!

When? 8pm – 10pm

Live music from top Irish talent Greg Pearson (Thursday) and Paddyman (Friday)

If live music is your jam, then steer yourself towards this garden pub where an appearance from Paddy Man on March 17 guarantees a whopper evening out with Irish trad music.

When? Thursday & Friday (March 16th & 17th) from 8pm

Where? Garden on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City

Book it in +971 58 884 3094; 

1. BONGO’S BINGO is back and the Paddy’s Day edition will be WILD

Think Bongo’s Bingo… on steroids. The will be a special Irish-themed edition for Paddy’s Day with the best Irish tunes, prizes, and Irish craic.

NOT JUST THAT! Hold on to your 90s socks, ‘cus your fave Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle is making a special appearance at the event.

When? Saturday 17th March, doors open 7PM

How much? AED 150

Where? Zero Gravity

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