Paddy’s Day finally falls on a Friday and we’re going to make the most of it

It’s time to wear green, dredge up any scraps of Irish heritage and celebrate Paddy’s Day.


McGettigan’s presents The Ultimate St Paddy’s Day Party

Walking on Cars St Patrick's Day

Shake your shamrock at the biggest St. Patrick’s Day music festival celebration and concert in the Middle East

Paddy’s Day Party will turn Dubai Media City Amphitheatre into the Emerald Isle on Friday, 17th March.

Soak up all things Irish, including music from Gavin James, Walking on Cars (pictured), The Coronas, The Stars Of The Commitments and Beatles’ tribute The Classic Beatles.

Kids get their own bouncy castle and everyone will love the fast feet of traditional Irish dancers.

1pm-12am, Friday 17th March, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. Tickets start from AED 150, including a free beverage. Available from all McGettigan’s outlets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and online at and 800 Tickets.


Emerald Isle brunch at The Dubliners in Le Meridien Dubai

The Dubliner's Restaurant- Irish Pub

Enjoy some traditional Irish hospitality on Friday at The Dubliners in Le Meridien Dubai.

There’s always a warm welcome at this cosy watering hole, and families can feast all afternoon on Irish pies and stews, before a band with great craic takes thing up a notch.

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. Friday 17th March. 1pm-4pm, with live music from 1pm and Irish band 7pm to 11pm. Prices start from AED 99 for all you can eat and two house beverages. 04 702 2455/


Shamrock burgers, venues around Dubai

Shamrock Burger St Patrick's Day

How many leprechauns would it take to eat this?  Tasty green shamrock burgers will be served at Bidi Bondi, Cabana, Left Bank, Apres, Mr Toad’s and Draft house and Jack’s bar at Dubai Airport.

It’s basically a tasty burger in a bright green bun that will be served with fries across St Patrick’s Day.

From AED 80. Available 17th March only.


Patrick’s Day treats at Fuzziwig’s 

St Patricks Day 2017 Fuzziwigs

Kids can find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow by following a trail of green jelly beans to Fuzziwig’s at The Beach and Riverland Dubai Parks & Resorts..

Whimsical sweet store Fuzziwig’s has stocked up on sweet St Patrick’s Day treats for youngsters and the young-at-heart. Pick and mix starts from AED 12 per 100 grams at The Beach and AED 15 per 100g at Riverland.

10am to 12am, daily at The Beach, from 10am to 11pm Saturday to Thursday and 10am to 12am Fridays at Riverland, Dubai Parks & Resorts. 

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