Your favourite holiday and the rowdiest Calgary sports team collide to create one heck of a party this March. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Roughnecks-style this year as you watch your favourite team battle to the end while drinking green beer with all your pals. The post-game party continues at one of Calgary’s hottest nightclubs so stop your worrying and your planning right now. The Roughnecks have your pre-game, game-game and post-game already planned for you – check it out!
This March 16, cheer on your Calgary Roughnecks as they rival the Colorado Mammoth decked out in their St. Patrick’s Day gear. Roughnecks’ games always start at 7pm, with the pregame starting at 5:30pm. But your boys know just how eager you are to get started on this Irish holiday, so the concourse will be opening at 5pm – just for you! Arrive at the Saddledome between 5-5:30pm and you will not only beat the rush and get first place in the beer line, but you will receive one free food voucher and one free drink. Yes, by simply showing up early with your game ticket in hand, you will receive FREE FOOD AND BOOZE! Ready to buy your tickets yet?!
Extended Happy Hour
Whether you make it for the free food and beverage or not, the Roughnecks are gifting you with extended happy hour at the Dome from 5-7pm. Grab your gang and head down early to enjoy $5 happy hour specials on the concourse. For only $5 each, these Rough House concession specials could be yours:
- Beverages: 14oz Budweiser and Bud Light, 1oz highball, 6oz house wine
- Food: Cheeseburger, pizza slice, mini mac & cheese, pop & hot dog combo
Between sweet sips and delicious bites, enjoy pub games throughout the concourse prior to the game, like foosball, air hockey and many more. Whether you win or lose, get ready to strike a St. Patrick’s Day pose with your green beer at the photo booth with free printouts. And don’t forget about the live halftime show put on by The Calgary Fiddles – authentic Irish music and green beer?! Yes, this will truly be a merry St. Patrick’s Day.
If, after all that, you’ve still got some gas in the tank, your ticket can be used up to 30 minutes after the game for no line/no cover at Cowboys Casino & Dancehall. Dance the night away with all your fellow St.-Patrick’s-Day-loving-people and top the night off with a juicy hot dog from the legendary Dogfather cart inside.
So, let’s recap:
GAME DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 16
GAME THEME: ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY
OPPONENT: CALGARY ROUGHNECKS VS. COLORADO MAMMOTH
PRE-GAME ACTIVITIES: 5-7 PM
GAME STARTS: 7 PM
Plus, you know you have to wear green so choosing an outfit will be easy! For more information on the game and how to buy tickets, visit Calgary Roughnecks.com.
Kelsey is the Editorial & Events Manager for Date Night. Monday-Friday she works as an independent Marketing & Communications Contractor, providing writing, editing and digital marketing services for small businesses here in YYC. When she’s not busy writing about our city, you can usually find her trying the newest fitness studio, exploring the Rockies or chasing the sun – whether here in AB or halfway across the world.