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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Kent

Explore St. Patrick's Day events in Kent, Washington—from traditional to out-of-the-ordinary.

When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, aren’t we all Irish? From traditional to tropical, Kent, Washington, offers some great options to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland.

 

Brisket and brews

Located in Kent’s historic downtown, Airways Brewing and Bistro will be honoring St. Paddy with some tasty Gaelic fare, including a unique spin on a St. Patrick’s Day favorite—corned buffalo brisket. Pair your entrée with a pint of Airways Irish Stout, released just for the occasion. You can also sip the stout, along with a lot of other great craft brews, at the Airways Brewery and Tap Room, located just a couple miles away.

Aloha, St. Paddy

Looking for a less traditional St. Patrick’s Day evening out? Maybe something that conjures up more beach than Blarney Stone? Take in a swingin’ evening with Kahulanui at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. The Grammy-nominated ensemble blends traditional Hawaiian music with big band stylings of the 1920s and ‘30s. You might not be moved to do an Irish jig, but the unique blend of horns, guitars, ukes, bass, drums and steel will have surely have you doing the hula or dancing the jitterbug.