The 62nd Annual Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held, rain, snow, or shine, on Saturday, March 17th, 2018, here’s what’s happening at bars and restaurants before, during and after the Parade.

Bar & Restaurant Guide: 2018 Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 

This list is very much a “live blog” and is being updated daily as we receive more, updated or changes to the information that we receive from bars or restaurants. This is not an all inclusive list of all that’s open on Parade Day, this is what What’sUpNewp has been able to confirm at this time. Check back this link often for the latest updates on what’s happening, new and to do in Newport on Parade Day!  Know of something that we missed? Email the information to

TIP: Cash is king on Parade Day, ATM’s often have long lines and/or run out of cash. Be prepared and bring plenty of cash with you.

Brick Alley Pub

  • Hours: Open at 8 am
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: None
  • Additional Details: Brick Alley Pub will be offering their special St. Patrick’s Parade Day Breakfast Buffet, beginning at 8 am. The buffet features more than 12 options and is $14.95 per person. Brick Alley Pub is open to all ages.

Plumby’s Upstairs Burger Bar (at Brick Alley Pub)

  • Hours: Open at 8:00 am
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: None
  • Additional Details: Newport Storm will also host Newport Storm Parade After-Party at Plumby’s Burger Bar at Plumby’s from 1 pm to 4 pm – “The whole Newport Storm Beer Crew will be at Plumby’s from 1:00-4:00 p.m. drinking the official Parade beer, our Spring Irish Red Ale. Come on by, we will be giving out Newport Storm prizes to some lucky fans! Plus, there is NO COVER CHARGE.”


  • Hours: 8 am to 1 am
  • Cover: No Cover.
  • Entertainment: Live music with Brian Twohey
  • Additional Details: Serving a full Irish Breakfast and other food available. 2nd floor will be open.

Cafe Zelda

  • Hours: TBA
  • Cover: None
  • Additional Details: Limited menu.

Caleb & Broad

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 a.m.
  • Cover: No Cover.
  • Additional Details: To be confirmed.

Clarke Cooke House

  • Hours: 11:30 am – 1 am
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: To be confirmed.
  • Additional Details:


  • Hours: Open at 9 am
  • Cover: $5 cover after 12 pm
  • Entertainment: None
  • Additional Details: Diegos will be open for brunch at 9 am and will take brunch reservations until 12 pm only for that day. Call now to reserve a spot for parade pre-game. After 12 pm it’s a $5 cover all day with green margaritas, corned beef tacos, great tunes and serving food until 930pm. Bar open late.

Dockside, @ The Deck, & Riptides

  • Hours: Open at 10 am
  • Cover:
  • Entertainment: Music all day, 3 bands and 2 DJ’s
  • Additional Details: “Newport’s Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Party at Waites Wharf. With music all day by Never in Vegas, 7 Day Weekend, DJ FACE (The Face Show), DJ 4 Hundo ( Drew Girard), and DJ TEAL.”
  • Facebook Event: Newport’s Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Party!

Fastnet Pub

  • Hours: 8 am to 1am.
  • Cover: No cover.
  • Entertainment: Irish music via stereo
  • Additional Details:

Fifth Element

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 am
  • Cover: No cover
  • Entertainment: No entertainment
  • Additional Details: Limited food menu from 9 am to 5 pm, regular dinner menu from 5 pm to 1 pm.

Firehouse Theater

  • Hours: Show at 8 pm
  • Cover: $18 (8pm show)
  • Entertainment: Live improv with The Bit Players
  • Additional Details: BYOB. All ages.

Gas Lamp Grille

  • Hours: 8am – 1am
  • Cover: Varies ($5 – $15)
  • Entertainment: 1st Floor: Rug Burn 1 pm – 7 pm / Inside Out 8pm – 1am | 2nd Floor: DJ Remedy 1 pm – 1 am
  • Additional Details: Breakfast Buffet 8 am – 11 am. Make Your Own Bloody Mary Station Available. Sunday, March 18th – POST PARADE DAY RECOVERY BRUNCH: Menued brunch items w/ $5 Mimosa’s available.

Irish American Athletic Club

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 am
  • Cover: No Cover.
  • Additional Details: Kitchen is open.

Jimmy’s Saloon

  • Hours: 12 pm to 1 am
  • Cover: $5
  • Entertainment: The Ravers from 2 pm to 5 pm
  • Additional Details:  21+. This will be Jimmy’s final St. Patrick’s Day Bash. Jimmy’s will continue business as usual until the planning for the new development is complete.

Laforge Casino Restaurant

Details: Saturday they have an Irish menu that includes corn beef dinner and corn beef sandwiches, rack of lamb, Guinness stew, bangers and mashes, Irish potato skins as well as their regular menu. Dave Manuel will be on piano from 2-6 and 7-11 playing Irish music all day long Saturday. Reservations recommended.


  • Hours: 1 pm – 7 pm
  • Cover: TBA
  • Entertainment: TBA
  • Additional Details:

Lobster Bar

  • Hours: 12 pm – 7 pm
  • Cover: TBA
  • Entertainment: TBA
  • Addition Details:

Lucia Italian Restaurant

  • Hours: 12 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Cover: none
  • Entertainment: none
  • Addition Details: Serving normal menu, lunch and dinner.


  • Hours: Open at 8:30 am
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: None
  • Additional Details: Malt will be open at 8.30 serving a full Irish breakfast,they will also have corned beef specials all day with no cover charge

Midtown Oyster Bar 

  • Hours: 10 am to 7 pm
  • Cover: $20
  • Entertainment: Sean Rivers (11 am to 2 pm) and John Erikson (3 pm to 6 pm) on the first floor, The HonkyTonk Knights on the 2nd floor (2 pm to 6 pm).
  • Additional Details: Limited menu


  • Hours: 11:30 am – 10 pm
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: None
  • Additional Details: Serving normal menu, business as usual.

Newport Blues Cafe

  • Hours: 10 am to 1 am
  • Cover: $20
  • Entertainment: Felix Brown, Dirty Deeds, Fast Times & Darik & The Funbags
  • Additional Details: Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at the Newport Blues Cafe with an all-day line-up sure to rock your socks off! Starting at 11 am and going all day and night, it’s Felix Brown, Dirty Deeds, Fast Times 80’s Music and Darik and the Funbags! Tickets:
  • Facebook Event: St. Patrick’s Day Bash

Newport Grand

  • Hours:
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: Merchants of Cool (Foreigner Tribute) from 9 pm to 11 pm
  • Additional Details: “Merchants of Cool” was an idea that came about in the spring of 2011 to guitarist Mike Silva. He was looking for another project that would entertain people, make them dance and give them a lot of good memories. With Foreigner’s vast array of hit songs, like “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Hot Blooded,” “Cold As Ice” and more, it seemed like a great choice. The band hits the nail on the head with every song!
  • Facebook Page: Merchants of Cool (Foreigner Tribute)

Newport Sportsmans Club

  • Hours: 
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: Down City Band from 4 pm to 8 pm
  • Additional Details: In honor of St. Patrick’s day the Newport sportsman’s Club will be hosting a post-St.Patrick’s day post-parade party after the Newport St.Patrick’s Day Parade with entertainment from the Down City Band and catering from Nana’s Kitchen.
  • Facebook Event: Down City shamROCKS Newport Sportsman’s Club

O’Brien’s Pub

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 am
  • Cover: $20
  • Entertainment: DJ C-Gray
  • Additional Details: First 500 in the door get the commemorative 2018 T-shirt.  Food stations all day…

One Bellevue at Hotel Viking

  • Hours: 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Cover: None
  • Entertainment: None
  • Additional Details: Join for post-parade revelry respite with warm, cozy firepits and music with traditional beer, cocktails and pre-dinner fare available for purchase.
  • Facebook Event: St. Patrick’s Day on the One Bellevue Patio

One Pelham East 

  • Hours: Daytime Hours:  11:30 am – 6:30 pm. Nighttime Hours:  8:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • Cover: $20 – $25
  • Entertainment: Hit Play Band and DJ Kariim both day and night 
  • Additional Details:

Parlor Bar & Kitchen 

  • Hours: 12 pm to 1 am
  • Cover:  TBA
  • Entertainment: TBA
  • Additional Details: TBA

Pour Judgement

Speakeasy Bar & Grill 

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 am
  • Cover: $5 +
  • Entertainment: Live music all day (tba).
  • Additional Details: Food available.

Studio 3

  • Hours: 11 am to 1 am.
  • Cover: TBA
  • Entertainment: DJ
  • Additional Details: 

Surf Club

  • Hours: 10 am to 7 pm
  • Cover: To be determined
  • Entertainment: No entertainment
  • Additional Details: Limited menu. Outside Bar is depending on weather.

Tavern On Broadway

  • Hours: 9 am to  1am
  • Cover: No cover all day.
  • Entertainment: TBA
  • Additional Details: Open at 8 am for a traditional Irish breakfast. Serving food all day. No cover all day.

The Pier

  • Hours: TBA
  • Cover: TBA
  • Entertainment: TBA
  • Additional Details: TBA

Wharf Pub

  • Hours: Open at 10 am
  • Cover: $5 cover after 12 pm
  • Entertainment: Live music with Brian Scott from 1 pm – 4:30 pm, Brian Scott Band from 6 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Additional Details:  Pub will offer our Sunday brunch menu parade day 10 am-1 pm. They will take brunch reservations 10am-12pm, then 1st come first serve. live music starts all day thru pm with the brian scott trio and more. The deck will be open during the afternoon, weather permitting. Serving corned beef specials all day and normal pub grub until 930pm. Bar open late.

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