Annual Smilin’ Irishman Contest Returns For Its 37th Year

Come join in on the celebration & competition of Irish wit and wisdom at this year’s 37th Annual Smilin’ Irishman Contest. Winner will have a place of honor in this year’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Do you feel like you want to be the 2023 Smilin’ Irishman? Get your treasure chest and friends down to McGregor’s early or sign up with the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. This is a Chicago style voting so bring your cash or Venmo accounts ready to vote!

Contestants from all around the county will vie to be the best in joke telling, off key singing, whiskey tasting, & other shenanigans in the 37th Annual Smilin’ Irishman Contest. Proceeds support the San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Tickets can be purchased here.

See you there, San Diego!

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    January 21, 2023 6:00 pm
  • End Date
    January 21, 2023 9:00 pm
  • Status
    All done
  • Location
  • Venue
    • McGregor’s Grill
  • Address
    10475 San Diego Mission Road San Diego, CA 92108
  • Tickets
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Event Details
  • Start Date
    January 21, 2023 6:00 pm
  • End Date
    January 21, 2023 9:00 pm
  • Status
    All done
  • Location
  • Venue
    • McGregor’s Grill
  • Address
    10475 San Diego Mission Road San Diego, CA 92108
  • Tickets
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