St. Patrick’s Day might still be six months away, but Sunnyside will be feeling the luck of the Irish this weekend.
Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, will be hosting its 2nd Annual Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Music Festival on Saturday.
The bars and restaurants that make up the collective are Bar 43, Bliss Street Station, McGuinness’s Saloon, PJ Horgan’s Bar and Restaurant, SideTracks, The Courtyard Ale House, Arriba Arriba, The Gaslight, Maggie Mae’s, Molly Blooms, and Jack’s Fire Dept., which used to be known as Jack’s Ale House before a renovation from Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue.”
During the day-long event there will be live Irish music and drink specials at all 11 of the bars/restaurants with the purchase of $10 wristbands available at all participating establishments. Purchasers will also be entered into a raffle to win a trip to Annapolis, Md. donated by Warrior Events, with hotel, dinner Naval Academy tour and more included.
Individual bars will also have additional drink and food specials.
The festival, sponsored by Oak Beverages, will also include Irish dancing, fiddle playing, bagpipers from the Armagh pipe band, karaoke, authentic Irish meals and more.
All proceeds raised from the event will go toward helping wounded veterans.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/SunnsyideBoulevardBars.