Best St. Patrickâ€™s Day Party is at eat here in Downtown Sarasota. Wear something green and join the fun.
There will music, Irish foods, and family festivities in the Links Park plaza including face painting, tattoo artists, dancers and a one-hump camel named Nomad who will make an appearance at 5 p.m. Have your photo taken with him.
Why the Camel?? Murphy explains that the camel is magical for the Irish because any creature that can go two weeks without a drink is mystical.
The eat here restaurant group will be open all day from 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. During lunch, bagpipers will march and play throughout the restaurant. Live Irish entertainment will follow from 5-9 p.m. The menu is Erin-go-bragh authentic with traditional slow-cooked corned beef and cabbage ($12.95 all day) and more modern specialties such as Celtic Caesar salad ($6.95) and corned beef tacos on a cart for $4.95 in Links Park downtown Sarasota. Murphy's Irish Stout ($5.00) and celebratory drink specials.
Regular lunch and dinner menus available too. Be sure to wear something green and bring friends. eat here in downtown Sarasota is located at 1888 Main Street.
This year, the St. Patrickâ€™s Day celebration at eat here will benefit SPCA of Sarasota.
For more information, call (941) 365-8700.
15th annual St Patrick's Day parade on Anna Maria Island
There is a big green day coming our way. Eat Here's sister restaurant, the Beach Bistro, is hosting an annual St Patrick's Day Parade in Holmes Beach on the Sunday before St Patrick's Day, March 16th.
The parade will assemble at Holmes Beach City Hall at 5801 Marina Drive and will leisurely proceed 20 short blocks north along Marina Drive to the corner of Palm and 78th.
The group will celebrate with the usual panoply of dignitaries, cyclists, floats, Irish dancers, bagpipes and lots and lots of green.
About eat here: The Eat Here restaurants celebrate chef-crafted, Gulf Coast cookery and creative cocktails. Eat Here on Anna Maria Island and in Sarasota were recently selected as two of Floridaâ€™s â€śbest new restaurantsâ€ť as part of Florida Trendâ€™s Golden Spoon Awards. Eat Here is located at 1888 Main St., Sarasota, 941-365-8700; 240 Avenida Madera, Sarasota, 941-346-7800; and 5315 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 941-778-0411, www.eathereflorida.com.