St. Patrick's Day Parties

In ski towns, St. Paddy's Day is synonymous with green beer and going big. Here are some of the best places to ski AND get your Irish on this Thursday.
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Alpine Meadows
Get your green on this Saint Patrick’s Day at Alpine Meadows. Wear your best leprechaun outfit and search the mountain for the lucky pot of gold. Find the pot and win swag or a spring ski pass. Even without a pot of gold you can enjoy some high-energy local music from Drop Theory at the Last Chair Bar. SkiAlpine.com.

Jiminy Peak
Keep some green in your pocket this Saint Patrick’s day at Jiminy Peak with 17 dollar day pass. Night ski passes are also available for 17 dollars. Tickets must be acquired online and have to be printed before the 16th. JiminyPeak.com.

Durango’s Irish Embassy
Where better to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day then in the most authentic Irish Pub in Southern Colorado? Durango’s Irish Embassy Pub will be having drink specials throughout the evening and live music from Patrick’s Crossing. Stay at local hotels and receive $25 towards the evening’s festivities. TheIrishEmbassyPub.Wordpress.com

Red Bull Cold Rush, Silverton Colorado
Not Irish? Doesn’t matter, everyone can enjoy this year’s Red Bull sponsored Cold Rush events in Silverton, Colorado, Mar 14th – 18th. 14 of the world’s best skiers will ski the skinniest chutes and catch big air in order to earn the title of world’s most versatile and best all-around skier. Head to Silverton to watch them battle it out. RedBullUSA.com.

Mount Snow
Start Saint Patrick’s Day off right with early morning Green Eggs and Kegs at Cuzzins Club in Barre, Vermont. From there, hit the slopes and enjoy $17 lift tickets. While you’re skiing, look for the lucky pot of gold. Find it and win a $500 prize pack from Mount Snow Resort. PowderBank.com

Boston, Massachusetts
OK, so maybe it’s not exactly skiing relayed, but Boston throws the best St. Patrick’s Day parade party out there. The city also hosts a number of other events throughout the week including shows from Dropkick Murphys and traditional Irish cooking at pubs around the city. Gonewengland.about.com.

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