The Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival is underway at Raglan Road at Disney Springs, and if you haven’t stepped into the warm interior of aged walnut and mahogany woods from old Irish bars and churches was built in Ireland and shipped to Orlando this is the perfect time of year to do so!
With so many performances, signature events, and St. Patrick’s Day offerings, you won’t want to miss this celebration at Raglan Road!
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The Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival 2016 at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant
March 11 – 17, 2016
Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant – Disney Springs at The Landing – Walt Disney World Resort
1640 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
www.raglanroad.com or call 407/938-0300.
When To Go
The Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival hours are 4 pm – 1:30 am with special hours on
- March 14, 15 and 16: noon until 1:30 am
- March 17: 11 am – 1:30 am
If you want to visit Raglan Road before the festivities begin you will find that Lunch is served 11 am-3 pm; Dinner 3-11 pm; Bar menu 11 pm-late; Saturday and Sunday Rollicking Raglan Brunch from 10 am-3 pm
The highlight of the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival are the live music and dance performances on the Raglan Road Pub and Patio Stages.
The Raglan Roots Coalition
10 years down the road, Raglan felt it was time to shake its boogie – Roots style, with this new Irish house band. Think soul-rocking Celtic bluegrass with some hip-swingin’, knee-shakin’ funky roots beats, and you’re only halfway there.
The hottest new act on the Celtgrass music scene, this County Offaly, Ireland, trio blend the best of hard-driving American Bluegrass and Irish folk music.
Cooney & Ryan
One of the finest traditional Irish music duos around, these accomplished, energetic musicians often invite the crowd to sing along.
Award winning singer-songwriter McGourty from County Tipperary, Ireland, is a rising star on the Irish music scene with her soulful lyrics and joyful musical renditions.
The High Road
These young, traditional Irish musicians who met in University in Ireland exude musical chemistry. A predominately Irish traditional group, they also play British folk, blues and soul.
And you can’t have a Mighty Festival without the Raglan Road Dancers who are amazing! These talented performers were selected from the stages of the most famed Irish Dance shows, and they will perform throughout the Mighty Festival.
You won’t find green beer at Raglan Road, but you will find a great selection of beers, spirits and craft cocktails.
Guinness sells 13 million pints around the world on St. Patrick’s Day, and you can find a mighty fine pour at Raglan Road!
If you find yourself choosing between several beers, you may want to check out Raglan Road’s Beer Flights. I tried that Four Provinces with Guinness, Smithwicks, Harp, and Kilkenny.
Celebrity Master Chef Kevin Dundon – famous for his five-star hotel and cookery school in Ireland – has helped curated and create Raglan Road’s menu that features traditional Irish dishes and new creations with a Celtic twist.
During The Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road popular lunch, dinner and bar menus that include new dishes just introduced by Master Chef Dundon.
The authentic Irish Dish of St. Patrick’s day can be found on the dinner menu. ‘Kevin’s Heavenly Ham’ is a dish that lives up to its name and features Irish mist glazed loin of bacon with savoy cabbage, colcannon potatoes, parsley cream sauce and a raisin cider jus.
To start your culinary journey off at Raglan Road you’ll want to try the Smokie City, which is perfect to share. This dip is a lovely creamy baked haddock & Dubliner cheese dip with potatoes, tomatoes served with a toasted baguette.
Master Chef Kevin Dundon will host two signature dining events during The Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road.
Demonstration Luncheon – March 14, 2016
Master Chef Kevin Dundon will prepare a selection of incredible recipes in an exclusive four-course afternoon luncheon in the beautiful setting of the Grand Room. Enjoy a live demonstration from the award – winning chef, with dishes that have been inspired by Restaurant Jammet. Jammet’s was the finest and most famous restaurant in Ireland from 1901-1967 frequented by celebrities and notable dignitaries.
Signature Dinner – March 15, 2016
As part of our annual Mighty St Patrick’s Festival celebrations Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon is hosting a very special Signature Dining Event. Chef Kevin will create a sumptuous five course feast carefully paired with a variety of fine wines that complement the amazing array of flavors of each delicious dish. The event is not just part of the Mighty St. Patrick’s festivities but also a centenary celebration dinner inspired by Restaurant Jammet. Jammet’s was the finest and most famous restaurant in Ireland from 1901-1967 frequented by celebrities and notable dignitaries.
To book your seat at this special event call Raglan Road at 407-938-0300
Five Course Dinner & Wine Pairings $115 plus tax & gratuity.
St. Patrick’s Day
On March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, guests will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis with a cover charge of $10 for each guest age 18 and older.
St. Patrick’s festivities will include complimentary face painting and giveaways.
Fun Facts About Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day
- Never call the holiday “St. Patty’s.” It’s either “St. Patrick’s Day” or “St. Paddy’s.”
- A shamrock has three leaves (not four – that would be a clover).
- Americans invented the St. Patrick’s Day parade in 1737 in Boston.
- Most Irish pubs do a full month’s business on St. Patrick’s Day.
- Raglan Road is America’s #1 Irish Pub.
- Green beer is an American invention. Raglan Road does not serve green beer.
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