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Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day


St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner (Thursday, March 17). With changes to the St. Patrick’s Day parade route and construction in Market Square, how do you plan to celebrate the holiday this year? Will you still go to the parade? Do you have family or Irish activities to share? Need golden party suggestions or limousine? It will feel weird not to celebrate St Patty’s Day on the 13th and not on the 17th, though your schedule may permit both days. However you choose, we want to help make it memorable for you. Check out these St. Patrick’s Day festivities and lucky hot spots:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: March 13th, 2010 – 10:00 AM

Complete with marching bands and floats, what better way to celebrate Irish freedom then the St Patrick’s Day parade? Event staging begins at the Greyhound Bus Station (Liberty Avenue & 11th) to 26th Street (opposite direction of town – near Polish Hill). The parade will starts at the Greyhound Bus Station (Liberty Avenue & 11th Street) -> Grant Street -> Boulevard of the Allies -> will turn right on the Boulevard of the Allies -> Reviewing Stand at Stanwix Street -> disburse at Commonwealth Place and end and up to to 26th Street (opposite direction of town).
“Open containers of alcohol are not permitted along the parade route … anyone who violates the open container law is subject to a $200 fine.” (thepittsburghchannel.com/news/542013/detail.html)

How about your very own St Patty’s Day Party Bus or Limousine?

St. Patrick’s Day in Pittsburgh is always a lot of fun. Whether you make it just one day of celebration after the parade or do St Patricks Day the Dublin way by parting hardy on the 17th, we suggest that you make it a little more special by letting us take the wheel. Browse Pittsburgh Limos & Party Buses. Let us make it a party bus night to remember … follow the rainbow to a few of these Irish Pubs & Hot Spots:
Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle (Downtown)
2329 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 642-6622
Claddagh Irish Pubs (South Side)
407 Cinema Drive
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203
(412) 381-4800
Finnigan’s Wake (North Shore)
20 E. General Robinson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 325-2601
Paddys’ Pour House (Carnegie)
215 E. Main Street
Carnegie, PA
(412) 279-0770
Cain’s-A Saloon (Dormont)
3239 W Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(412) 561-7444
Molly Brannigans (Mt Lebanon)
660 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
(412) 341-7827
Mogies (Lower Burrell)
3210 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
(724) 339-6904

Saint Patrick’s Day Family Friendly Activities

As a family friendly limousine company, we totally understand your desire to make this day extra special for the kids. Sometimes the traditions provide the wrong impression of the holiday, though we want to make it great for them. For this reason, we have developed this list of family friendly activities. * Many thanks to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette for helping us get this list started. After the St Patrick’s Day parade, why not make it a day by treating your your family to one of these fun things to do:
Lunafest – Winchester Thurston School – 3/13/2010 3:00 P.M.
“Lunafest” is a festival that highlights worldwide women’s stories and topics Winchester Thurston will raise money for the Breast Cancer Fund and local nonprofits. (412) 578-7500.
Hoots In The Night – National Aviary – 3/13/2010 – 11:00 A.M.
Learn about birds that wake up as the sun goes down. Meet nocturnal feathered friends and learn about the unique adaptations that help them thrive in the night. (412) 323-7235.
Fun With A Brush – Westmoreland Museum Of American Art – 3/13/2010 12:30P.M.
Perfect for children ages 7 to 10. Use real artist paint and artist’s canvas to make your very own masterpiece. Please make sure to register first. $20 or 2 classes for $32. (724) 837-1500 ext. 10.
Golden Dragon Acrobats – Byham Theater – 3/13/2010 2:00 & 8:00 P.M.
China’s internationally acclaimed Golden Dragon Acrobats amazing performance. The ancient art of Chinese Acrobats is an old and long running tradition that began in China more than two thousand years ago. Over its long and rich history it has developed as one of the most popular art forms among the Chinese people. (412) 456-6666.
Princess & The Frog DVD Release Party – Color Me Mine – 3/13/2010
Celebrate the release of Disney’s “The Princess & The Frog” by painting Tiana’s tiara as well as Prince Naveen and Princess Tiana as frogs. “The Princess & The Frog” is a 2009 animated family film loosely based on E. D. Baker’s 2002 novel “The Frog Princess”, which was in turn inspired by the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale “The Frog Prince”. It is Disney’s first film to center on an African-American princess. Try some chicken gumbo, jambalaya (including un-spicy for kids delicate taste buds) and make your own Prince Naveen frog face cupcakes. (412) 421-2909.
Find more family friendly St. Patrick’s Day activities (3/13 and 3/17) at http://www.post-gazette.com

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