St. Patrick's Day is upon us, which means it is time to start plotting your Capital Region Irish Pub Tour.

Ya know, St. Patrick's Day is extra special this year because it also falls on Thirsty Thursday!

All kidding aside, yes, one of our favorite St. Patrick's Day traditions is having a great pint of your favorite Irish brew, but the day encompasses so much more when it comes to celebrating Irish heritage and influence. And yes, while gathering at an Irish Pub involves that pint, it also involves great Irish fare and most importantly spending quality time with kinfolk celebrating our Irish roots - whether you are Irish or not! No matter how you are celebrating, great Irish Pubs provide those classic meeting places to celebrate life and Irish heritage.

So whether it's celebrating on March 17th, or tapping into that Irish heritage any other time of year check out at the finest Irish Pubs the Capital Region has to offer!

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