St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, and there's no better place to celebrate than in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Whether you're looking for traditional Irish food, live music, or festive events, there are plenty of options to choose from in this picturesque part of the state.

Restaurants:

The Lakes Region is home to a variety of restaurants, ranging from cozy pubs to upscale dining establishments. If you're in the mood for traditional Irish fare, look no further than Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford. This popular spot offers classic dishes like corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, and fish and chips, as well as a variety of beers and cocktails.

A few other great options are Kathleen's Irish Pub in Bristol, Morrissey's Front Porch in Wolfeboro, and the Waterhorse Irish Pub in Franklin, which all boast a cozy atmosphere and a menu of authentic Irish dishes. All of these restaurants will also be hosting special St. Patrick's Day events including special menu offerings, live music, giveaways and more!

For something a little different, head to the Tilt'n Diner in Tilton, which serves up delicious comfort food in a retro setting. While they don't specialize in Irish cuisine, you can still get in the spirit with their green milkshakes or their famous Reuben sandwich.

Events:

In addition to delicious food, the Lakes Region also offers a variety of St. Patrick's Day events for all ages. Here are a few to consider:

  • Enter The Haggis - Get into the Irish spirit with Enter The Haggis' combination of bagpipes, fiddles, rock n' roll rhythm and lyrics that convey the feeling of everyday life in Ireland's working class

  • St. Patrick‚Äôs Day with the New England Irish Harp Orchestra - Experience the gorgeous sound of the New England Irish Harp Orchestra and enjoy the opportunity to hear them perform not only their originals but also some beloved traditional Irish tunes
  • Intown Concord's St. Patrick's Day Annual Celebration - Travel a little further south of the Lakes Region and you'll stumble upon Concord's annual St. Patrick's Day celebration. See performances by In the Field Irish Dancers and The Penniless Jacks, try your luck in the pot of gold raffle and more.

No matter how you choose to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, you're sure to have a memorable time in the Lakes Region!