Several bars getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Dayton
St. Patrick’s Day is one of the City of Dayton’s favorite holidays and several bars are getting their green beer ready.
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News Center 7′s Xavier Hershovitz says several establishments like the Dublin Pub on Wayne Avenue and Flanagan’s Pub on Stewart near the University of Dayton campus will be busy.
The streets in the Oregon District are already blocked off for St. Patrick’s Day and the staff at the Dublin Pub are getting ready for what could be a very busy day.
The Dublin Pub is expecting to see up to 15,000 people stop by to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Anthony Good, general manager of the Dublin Pub, says it’s not just their busiest day of the year.
“This would be the busiest month of the year for us, in a day,” he said.
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He tells Hershovitz it takes a lot of preparation to be prepared for so many people.
“We start in December, basically kind of organizing all of our vendors, all of our rentals, all of our licenses we need to make this happen,” Good told Hershovitz. “We start early, and we’re real good at this, been doing it for two and a half decades at this point. We kind of got it down.”
There are several activities Thursday night but everything kickoff Friday morning.
Hershovitz says people will be lining up to their St. Patrick’s Day at the Dublin Pub at 4:30 a.m.
News Center 7 will be there with live coverage of this activities.