Rí Rá Las Vegas, located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, celebrates with a two-day St. Patrick’s Day festival March 16 and 17. The weekend of festivities will feature live music, giveaways, Irish dancers, authentic Irish menu items and a parade through Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. The festival kicks off on Saturday, March 16 with live Irish music starting at 2 p.m. The party continues at noon on Sunday with live Irish music followed by a parade through Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and Luxor Hotel and Casino at 2 p.m., featuring Irish dancers, Rí Rá staff members, a bagpiper and more. On Sunday, Rí Rá will charge $10 cover.
Live music will be provided by bands including Searson, a trio of multi-talented sisters who play a variety of instruments and step dance; Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones, featuring the founding member of the legendary Wolfe Tones, Derek Warfield; Emish, know for mixing their style with traditional songs and tunes; and Celtic Connection, a Philadelphia-based band that combines music from a variety of genres with quick-witted interaction and great Irish songs.
Diners cam enjoy traditional Irish fare, including Corned Beef & Cabbage ($15.95), Publicans Reuben ($13.95), Fish & Chips ($16.95), Shepherd’s Pie ($15.95) and Beef and Guinness Stew ($15.95).