March 17th is St. Patrick's Day, do you wanna feel the luck of the Irish?

St. Patrick's Day 2016
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The history of St. Patrick's Day is this, the day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It also celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish.

But let's break it down to it's truest form in 2017. Lot's of beer, corn beef and cabbage, more beer, people wearing green t-shirts telling you to kiss them and hoping that they get lucky...oh and more beer.

I appreciate the Irish culture, but I do like going against the grain as much as possible. So while talking to the super smart people in this room we came up with the Top 5 Non-Irish Bars to get Lucky at on St Patrick's Day. There is nothing Irish about these places, and the whole getting lucky part is up to you.


  • Outback Steakhouse -  Australian-themed
  • Franchesco's Ristorante - Italian with mood lighting
  • Lucha Cantina - Fabulous Mexican food
  • Der Rathskeller Restaurant and Bar - Authentic German
  • Shogun - Japanese and romantic

So there you have it, 5 Non-Irish Rockford Bars to get Lucky at on St Patrick's Day. May the luck of the Irish be with you, or something.





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