The Royal Mile is just one of many bars around Des Moines offering St. Patrick Day events and specials. (Photo courtesy of Royal Mile)

Full Slate of St. Patrick's Day Events Across the City

There will be plenty of green beer, Irish food and live music around Des Moines tomorrow (March 17) as St. Patrick's Day festivities come to life in the wee hours of the morning.

The Royal Mile
will serve a special St. Patrick's Day breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. tomorrow for $9.99 per plate. After 11 a.m., corned beef and cabbage will be served all day long for $10.99 in addition to regular menu items. Guinness drafts will be $5 and there will be drink specials on Jameson shots and other beers on tap.

Bagpipers will begin playing at noon and the patio bar will be open all day.

You’ll feel like you landed in the U.K. when you enjoy the 28 ales and lagers on draft and the 120-plus beers in bottles, plus honest pub cooking in the unmistakably British atmosphere of the Royal Mile. Also check out the Red Monk upstairs, a bar dedicated to Belgian beer.

See more of dsm magazine's Eat + Drink restaurant reviews here.

More St. Patrick's Day events

Annie's Irish Pub will hold its annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party from 6 a.m. tomorrow (March 17) to 2 a.m. Sunday (March 18) at 206 Third St. The patio will open with a breakfast of green eggs and ham. The block party starts at noon and a variety of live artists will perform. There will be green beer served throughout the party with food trucks nearby.

The Tipsy Crow Tavern will have free breakfast after 6 a.m. The first 150 people to arrive will get a free bloody mary. Three local bandsDecoy, Gimikk and Standing Hamptonwill play. DJ Cybos will also perform.

Sully's Irish Pub in West Des Moines has a whole slate of events for St. Patrick's Day. Live music, a special breakfast and games are included, of course. Find the full list here.

Hoops and Hops Adds to the
St. Patrick's Day Atmosphere

Watch the NCAA tournament with a beer and good company. The event will feature a large heated tent, multiple basketball games on television, outdoor basketball courts, the Iowa Craft Beer Tent and more. Admission is free today and tomorrow (March 16 and 17) at Cowles Commons.
Learn more.

Comedy Xperiment offers unique improvisation comedy experience

Comedy Xperiment, a Des Moines-based, long-form improvisation team, will perform at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow (March 16 and 17) at the Stoner Theater. Learn more

In The District at Prairie Trail

District 36 Wine Bar & Grille in Ankeny is another amazing dining experience created by local restauranteurs Dave and Jean Thompson. Enjoy their relaxed-yet-elegant style. It’s sure to become your new favorite. Learn more

Iowa Flower, Lawn and Garden Show at Iowa State Fairgrounds

With over 300 booths of products and services, Consumers will find outdoor decorating ideas, patio furniture, fencing, sun rooms, decks, walkways, spas, water gardens and much more. The event takes place today through Sunday (March 16-18) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Learn more
Game Night at Iowa Taproom to benefit VNS of Iowa

"Game On! Helping Families Move Forward," a game night benefiting Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa, will be held at Iowa Tap Room, 6 p.m., April 19th. Buy tickets at

Local Artists Exhibit Opens

The exhibit "Two Artists, Two views of the World:  Photographic Travels to Cuba and Norway" will open today (March 16) from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Artisan Gallery 218. Learn more
Auto Show at
Iowa Events Center

The Iowa Auto Show, presented by the Des Moines Register, features a variety of vehicles, from hybrids to trucks and SUVs. The show will be today through Sunday (March 16-18) at the Iowa Events Center. Learn more
That Relates

The Baby Boomer Comedy Show at the Temple Theater covers topics like family, kids, work, do-it-yourself projects, dieting, aging and all. The first show is at
2 p.m. tomorrow (March 17).
Learn More

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