Two-day St. Patrick’s Day bash includes celebratory parade, live entertainment, festive Irish fare and more 

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 3, 2017) – For the eighth consecutive year, New York-New York Hotel & Casino will celebrate the luck of the Irish at its famous Celtic Feis festival, March 17 and 18. The two-day extravaganza will feature a celebratory parade, live entertainment and authentic Irish bites at Nine Fine Irishmen.  
“Celtic Feis has become a tradition among Las Vegas locals and visitors alike with fantastic Irish bands, festive libations and authentic food,” said Brent Cook, executive director of food and beverage at New York-New York. “This year, we’re expanding the outdoor area on the Brooklyn Bridge, so now even more people can join our St. Patrick’s Day celebration.” 
Festivities kick off on Friday, March 17 with live entertainment beginning at 11 a.m. on the Brooklyn Bridge. The Las Vegas Pipe Band will lead a celebratory parade at 10 a.m., starting on the Mezzanine and continuing through New York-New York. Following the procession will be a traditional Guinness toast led by the Drum Major of the Las Vegas Pipe Band, Ken Misch, and President and COO of New York-New York, Cynthia Kiser Murphey. The parade is complimentary and open to guests of all ages. Starting at noon on March 17, guests must be at least 21 years of age and admission starts at $10.
Throughout the St. Patrick’s Day bash, Nine Fine Irishmen will serve traditional Irish fare from
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. including signature dishes such as beer n’ cheese dip, shepherd’s pie, Irish bangers and corned beef and cabbage.
Performers providing nonstop music throughout the festival include Sin E Ri Ra, Phoenix, Celtic Rockers and more. Below is Celtic Feis’ complete entertainment schedule:
Friday, March 17
Brooklyn Bridge
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
4 – 7 p.m.: Phoenix
7 p.m. – Midnight: Arms Across America
All Day: AV DJ
Nine Fine Irishmen
9 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
Saturday, March 18
Brooklyn Bridge
Noon – 4 p.m.: Patrick Sieben Trio
4 – 8 p.m.: Generation
8 p.m. – Midnight: The District
Nine Fine Irishmen
9 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
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About Nine Fine Irishmen
This authentic Irish pub features Irish food, drinks and uniquely Irish song,  dance  and storytelling. Based on the adventurous lives of nine Irishmen in the 1800s, Nine Fine Irishmen is located directly on the Strip at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and offers an outside balcony, an authentic  décor  and feel, as well as traditional Irish entertainment. The menu delivers natural, fresh Irish flavors by offering everything from pub favorites to a more sophisticated cuisine. A full range of authentic Irish stouts, lagers, and creamy ales such as Guinness and Smithwick’s are available.  Traditional Irish drinks are made with premium spirits such as Jameson and  Bushmill  Whiskey. The interior décor was designed and built by the best of Ireland’s craftsmen and shipped directly to Las Vegas. Private dining and meeting rooms are available for parties and business functions seven days a week and the restaurant is open 7 days a week at 11 a.m. The bar is open daily until 2:45 a.m. For more information, visit or
About New York-New York
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of the iconic original, New York-New York offers all the excitement of the hotel’s namesake, from the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil production Zumanity and the thrilling Roller Coaster to tantalizing restaurants including Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music. A dynamic new plaza experience features fun and unique dining and retail destinations including a two-story flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World, Shake Shack, Tom’s Urban, Swatch, and Stupidiotic. New York-New York is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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