Vienna Weekend Guide: St. Patrick’s Day

Vienna- the most livable city also celebrates St Patrick’s Day. The parade is a day later on Saturday (March 18), but you have plenty of options for some fun Friday, as there are quite a few wonderful Irish pubs in Vienna:


The Brickmakers Pub & Kitchen is an Irish led Restaurant + Bar and they’re proud of that. So what better way to celebrate Paddy’s Day than to have a Gourmet Irish Breakfast on Friday, Happy Hour All Day and much more during the weekend? Reservation inquiries are strongly recommended:

The Brickmakers Pub & Kitchen
March 17, 2017
Price: Bloody Mary Oyster Shot – €1;  O’Hara’s Stout & Pale Ale – €4,90
Zieglergasse 42, 1070 Vienna



flanagan'sI have celebrated my firs St. Paddy day at Flanagan’s last year. It was crowded, even outside the pub. There was some U2  coming from the speakers, huge line for beer, but the staff was very fast efficient and friendly. I had a great time!

Flanagan’s Irish Pub
Schwarzenbergstraße 1-3, 1030 Vienna
Tel.: +43 (1) 513 73 78
Schwarzenbergstraße 1-3, 1030 Vienna


SATURDAY March 18, 2017

St Patrick's Day ViennaOn 18 March 2017, it is time again. One day after the Irish holiday St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated internationally – also in Vienna. Starting with a parade going from Yppenplatz in the 16th district of Vienna, the train is organized by the Embassy of Ireland Vienna towards the Ottakringer Brewery, where free entrance is an enormous supporting program with several main themes like traditional Irish music, Irish dance, culinary, children ‘s and Much more.


11:30 Parade start from Yppenplatz
12:00 Parade Arrives at Brewery


12:00 Wind orchestra of the Viennese nets
12:10 Speech by the Irish Ambassador in Vienna
12:20 Vienna Pipes & Drums
12:30 Pat McMullan & The Sweaty Socks
13:25 Shamrock Dance Company Vienna + DoDo Academy of Irish Dance
14:10 Shane Ó Fearghail
15:00 Irish Food Talk with Jess Murphy (Chef / Owner Kai Restaurant Galway)
15:30 SHANNON – IRISH MUSIC Irsko jak má bejt
17:00 Oyster Opening Competition / Prize: Dinner for 2 @ Charlie P’s
17:15 Irish Fire + Irish Dance Center Vienna
17:35 Irish Pub Quiz / Price: 2x return flights Vienna-Dublin
18:00 Pat McMullan & The Sweaty Socks (Traditional Irish Music)
20:00 Shannon Irish Music (Traditional Irish Music)
21:30 Wyvern Lingo (Contemporary Indie Rock)
22:30 We Cut Corners (Contemporary Indie Rock)

NUA – Irish Electronic Music:

23:30 Anna Leiser
01:00 Ejeca
03:00 Shit Robot

* Admission only with a FREE ticket available in all Raiffeisen banks in Vienna and Lower Austria as long as stocks last.

13:30 Michael McCaughan Irish Author and Journalist
Gives a quirky take on the Irish Language
14:10 Dr.Diarmuid O’Riain gives a fascinating talk on Irish connections with Vienna through the Schottenstift
15:00 Irish Dance Academy
15:30 Lisa McInerney Irish Writer
16:30 Children’s movie: The Secret of Kells

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Date: March 18-19, 2017
Tickets: FREE
Ottakringer Brewery
Ottakringer Pl. 1, 1160 Vienna
St Patrick’s Festival



We will gather some Hangover recipes for you to cheat fate on Sunday morning. Please come back for more info Sunday. Cheers!

Charlie POn the occasion of St. Patrick’s Day, Jess Murphy, one of Ireland’s best cooks, takes the scepter at Charlie P’s Irish pub for one day. The clean-up of the pop-up will benefit the integration house.Reservation requests are accepted at

5-course Irish dinner at Charlie P’s
Sun, 19 March, 18:45
Fee: 75 € (including drinks)
Währinger Strasse 3, 1090 Vienna


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