When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, Denver’s got it going on! Here are eight of the best pubs for tapping into the Luck of the Irish!

Don’t go to just any old bar on March 17 — not when there are numerous pubs that hang their hats on their dedication to celebrating Irish heritage! We asked our followers on social media to name the best pubs for St. Patrick’s Day in Denver, and here’s what you said!

The Irish Snug | 1201 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80218

An authentic Irish pub, The Irish Snug hosts the Annual Capitol Hill Hooley for two days starting Friday, March 16! Favorite Irish bands, Irish step dancers, and pipe bands will all perform, and kids will enjoy balloon twisting and magic on Saturday! Check out the stacked lineup here.

Courtesy of The Irish Snug’s Facebook

Ned Kelly’s Irish Pub | 5686 S. Sycamore Street, Downtown Littleton

Voted the No. 2 Best Irish Pub on Denver’s A List last year, Ned Kelly’s is almost certain to be the place to celebrate your green! I mean, just look at how quaint and charming it is …

Courtesy of Rf Thomsen on Google

Maggie Smith’s Irish Pub | 6631 S. Peoria St., Centennial, Colorado 80111

Maggie Smith’s will be hosting Irish bands, pipe and drum bands, and step dancers this St. Paddy’s Day! View the full schedule here.

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Courtesy of Maggie Smith’s Facebook page

McDonough’s Irish Pub | 10395 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora, CO 80014

It’s a week-long celebration at McDonough’s, with corned beef and cabbage, shep pie, and Reubens being served every day starting March 10. Enjoy live music from Wendy Clark Band on March 17!

Courtesy of On Havana Street

Celtic House Pub | 16522 Keystone Blvd., Parker, CO 80134

Starting on March 16, the two-day St. Patrick’s Day celebration will include live entertainment (bagpipes, drums, dancing, etc.), Irish dishes, and tons of drink deals! Check out this handy trailer that Celtic House Pub put together …

The New McCarthy’s Bar and Grill | 15350 E. Smoky Hill Road, Aurora, CO 80015

Wash Park Band will be performing live on March 17, with bagpipes and Celtic dancers starting at 8 p.m.!

Courtesy of McCarthy’s Bar and Grille

Slattery’s Irish Pub | 5364 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Slattery’s will have two days of St. Patrick’s Day festivities! Dancers, pipe and drum bands, and more — all in the Dublin tradition! It’s seriously the DTC’s favorite St. Paddy’s Day party. Click here for the full schedule of events!

Courtesy of Slattery’s

Sheabeen Irish Pub | 2300 S. Chambers Rd., Aurora, CO 80014

This place is ALWAYS hopping on St. Paddy’s Day! One of the best parties in the area, you’ll find Irish music and dancing all day long!

Courtesy of Sheabeen’s Facebook page

Q’s Pub and Grille | 10133 W. Chatfield Ave., Littleton, CO 80127

Though their haven’t officially posted anything on their website and social media accounts as of yet, Q’s is usually the place to be on March 17. Bagpipes, lively dancing, green beer, and Irish fare to your heart’s content!

Courtesy of Mile High Happy Hour

So what do you think? Did we miss one of Denver’s best pubs on our list? Please leave a comment to tell us about YOUR favorite St. Paddy’s Day pub! And a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to this list!

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