St Paddies Starts Early when the Weather Clears

In Bar, Beer, Charity, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Festival, Fun, Irish by RUNINdc

St Paddies is still a solid week away but Washingtonians — young and old– came out of deep frozen hibernation to celebrate the change in weather and yes, pay homage to the glorious Saint Patrick himself.

The lists of bars participating was so huge and the line of crawlers was so long that there was not just one mega bar crawl in Midtown/Dupont this Saturday — there were two…

We’ve been hosting the Lepre-con for a few years now, both in Arlington and DC. Every year gets bigger and bigger it seems, said Ellie Pohl, event coordinator.

Neighborhood bars offer discounted drink specials for bar crawlers. Next Saturday’s bar crawl will be even bigger culminating with the St Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Photos by Jason Morenz
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