SATURDAY, MARCH 14TH | St. Paddy's Day Block Party in the Gaslamp Quarter | 2pm to midnight

How-to Guide for the Ultimate shamROCK Weekend Experience in the Gaslamp Quarter.

On Saturday, March 16 from 2 PM to Midnight San Diego’s largest St. Patrick’s Day block party returns to the Gaslamp Quarter to give leprechauns the best Irish Celebration on the West Coast! San Diego shamROCK is bringing the Irish shenanigans back to ‘America’s Finest City’ with live entertainment, Irish dancers, green Bud Light beer, Tullamore Dew whiskey libations, and bar and restaurant deals for all lucky leprechauns in attendance! San Diego shamROCK and all its shenanigans only comes around once a year so why not make it a St. Patrick’s Day weekend to remember in the Gaslamp Quarter? The quaint little Downtown San Diego neighborhood has all that you need and welcomes shamROCK attendees from across the U.S. with an epic weekend of Irish festivities. Make the most of your San Diego shamROCK experience with this how-to guide for an amazing St. Patrick’s Day weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter!

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As luck would have it, San Diego shamROCK has partnered with two prestigious Gaslamp Quarter Hotels this year who are both offering exclusive room rates for shamROCK attendees. Check-in to the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter or The Bristol San Diego to be in the epicenter of all the fun this St. Patrick’s Day! After checking in, treat you and your leprechauns to happy hour at The Field Irish Pub, proud sponsor of this year’s San Diego shamROCK, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Field has a full bar stocked with authentic Tullamore Dew whiskey and Irish Coffee! After you have fueled the leprechaun in you with Irish spirits, head over to Whiskey Girl to dance the night away and get the shamROCK shenanigans started!

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You’re going to need St. Patrick’s Day fuel for the ten hours of Irish shenanigans at San Diego shamROCK! Head to The Field for traditional Irish breakfast to charge your leprechaun batteries for all the Irish revelry ahead! After your delectable breakfast, don’t forget to watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to celebrate the Patron Saint of Ireland and to get you in the San Diego shamROCK mood, with doors opening at 2 p.m.!

With your San Diego shamROCK wristband, you will receive St. Patrick’s Day specials at 25 participating bars and restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter! Talk about the luck of the Irish. Shake your shamROCKs across 3 stages, The Pint Stage, The Pub Stage, and The Clover Stage. San Diego shamROCK’s 3 bustling stages will feature live entertainment from top Irish and Celtic Rock Bands and your favorite local DJs so you can bust out your best jig. Quench your thirst with green Bud Light beer and Tullamore Dew whiskey libations galore! Test your luck at the all new shamROCK Shenanigans Block filled with St. Patrick’s Day themed games, such as stein holding contests, Magical Chairs, and more to win big! You can’t miss this year’s San Diego shamROCK celebration in the Gaslamp Quarter, that will have you Irish stepping for years to come!

General Admission tickets to shenanigans start at $30 through Midnight on February 18th. Looking to enhance your San Diego shamROCK experience this year? Celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day in style and go VIP! With a VIP wristband receive all the GA benefits and so much more! As a Lucky Leprechaun VIP, you get access to the exclusive VIP Lounge, $1 off all drinks at the VIP lounge Bar, VIP restrooms, and complimentary drinks! VIPs receive 7 complimentary drinks; 3 at the Lucky Leprechaun VIP bar within the shamROCK venue and 1 drink at each VIP hotspots Patron’s Corner, Machu Picchu, American Junkie, and The Dive Steam Kettle Cooking, all located in the Gaslamp Quarter! Get Your Lucky Leprechaun VIP tickets for just $70 before prices increase at Midnight on February 18th.

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Couldn’t get enough of those St. Patrick’s Day Specials at San Diego shamROCK? To cure that San Diego shamROCK hangover or to continue the party, head back to American Junkie, Brian’s 24 Restaurant Bar and Grill, Garage Kitchen and BarPatron’s Corner, The Dive Steam Kettle Cooking, The Field Irish Pub, and more! These top Gaslamp Quarter restaurants have amazing brunch menu options to get you through yet another day of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Continue your Irish festivities, make the most of your Sunday Funday and explore the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter’s culinary community this St. Patrick’s Day!

For more information on tickets, view participating bar and restaurant specials, and for more information on this year’s San Diego shamROCK in the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, visit