St Patrick's Day In Scotland

Did you know St Patrick was actually the patron Saint of Scotland? That makes St Patricks Day (almost) a big a deal in Scotland as it is in Ireland, meaning there’ is lots to do and see. With COVID postponing majority of paddy events the last couple years, 2022 is certaintly going all out with the celebrations. Whilst most of this pertains to drinking, you won’t want to miss these 3 St Patrick events happening in Scotland this year.


  1. Cowgate St. Patrick’s Festival


Located right at the heart of Edinburgh’s centre, Cowgate is no stranger to Celtic culture. Filled with Irish pubs, this area of bars is putting on an St Patrick’s festival this year, meaning you can fully immerse yourself with the festivities within one area of Edinburgh.


The Cowgate St. Patrick's festival is held in four venues within the Cowgate area: The Three Sisters, Biddy Mulligans, Espionage, and Cabaret Voltaire. All a few mintues walk fro eachother, within these locations, you can find live Irish music, plenty Guinness and a fabulous atmosphere. A great excuse to see the sights in Edinburgh and partake in the ultimate Irish pub crawl.


To find out more information about what each of these venues are offering, click the links here. Remember to drink responsibly.


The Three Sisters


Biddy Mulligans




Cabaret Voltaire






Fancy a giggle this St Patricks Day? Or just a step away from the pub scenary for a change? Glasgow is putting on an St Patrick’s Day Comedy Special on the 17th, located at The Stand Comedy Club.


Featuring Ireland’s finest stand-up acts like with performances from Keith Farnan, Mary Bourke, Marise Gaughan and more, this comedy night is guaranteed to have you cracking up.


Head on over to the Kelvinbridge laughter shack from 7.30pm to enjoy one heck of a show that'll finish around 10.30pm. And all at a bargain price too, as tickets are available from just £10.

Click here to buy tickets and for more information.



  1. St Patrick's Day Cocktail Masterclass



If you fancy something a little creative for the Friday night after Paddy’s Day, this St Patrick’s Day Cocktail Masterclass is perfect for a group of friends. Located in Glasgow, in true Irish fashion by mastering making some delicious cocktails with The Irish Cocktail Guy at this Pop - Up masterclass in Vin 18!


On the night you'll enjoy a welcome drink and learn how to make 3 cocktails with a great atmosphere and most importantly snacks.


Keep your eyes peeled on @TheIrishCocktailGuys Instagram for what cocktails you'll be making and enjoying.


Click the link for more information and for tickets.


With the options of a pub crawl, stand up comedy night and cocktail making masterclass, there’s no excuses to be lost for plans this Paddy’s day. However, if none of these tickle your fancy, there’s usually an Irish bar on the corner of most street’s in Scottish cities, that always promise a fantastic atmosphere. If you’re looking for a traditional Celtic outfit for the big night, check out our online store as we have plenty Irish jumpers, kilts and hip flasks to kit you out. We hope you have a safe and jolly St Patrick’s Day!