St. Patrick's Day in a Cave! The Caverns Hosts An Irish Celebration with The Nashville Celts & More

Article Contributed by The Caverns | Published on Sunday, March 5, 2023

Caves have long been a part of Irish folklore and mythology since ancient times, so what better place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17th than inside a magical cave in Southeast, Tennesse? The Caverns is hosting an epic St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with traditional Irish music from The Nashville Celts, The Caverns Irish Dancers, delicious Irish food and refreshments, and more. This festive underground event is bound to please locals and travelers alike while turning those who miss it green with envy.

Guests will think they’ve found a four leaf clover when they experience a headlining set by The Nashville Celts whose musical hybrid combines traditional Irish instrumentation with original songcraft. The ensemble, who have packed venues like Ryman Auditorium and Lincoln Center, is comprised of singer and fiddler Maggie Lander; Ric Blair on vocals, guitar, piano, bodhran; Fiachra O'Regan from Connemara, Ireland on uilleann pipes, whistle, and tenor banjo; and, Matt Menefee on 5 string banjo, mandolin, dobro and vocals.

What’s more, this underground St. Patrick’s Day celebration includes a high energy, high stepping performance by The Caverns Irish Dancers, as well as musical performances by special guests as the evening progresses.

Throughout the night, guests will have the opportunity to purchase and enjoy traditional Irish dishes cooked right on the spot. And of course, what would St. Patrick’s Day be without Irish beer? The Caverns Tavern bar will be stocked with Guinness, the world’s best selling Irish beer.

The most festive attendees will have a chance to compete in a Best Irish Flair competition in which three lucky winners who impress The Caverns judges will take home these prizes: 1) Tickets to an upcoming show with lodging, transportation to and from venue, and more; 2) Gift certificate from Mountain Goat Market in nearby Monteagle; or, 3) Merch pack from The Caverns.

Reserved seats are $55. On-site camping near the venue is available with the purchase of a camping pass. RVs, pull-behind campers and oversized vans are welcome too. Also available, The Caverns popular Stay & Cave package which provides guests with premium seating, lodging, safe transportation to and from the venue, meal vouchers, merch and more for $770 per couple.

St. Patrick’s Day in The Caverns on Friday, March 17th is all ages, family-friendly event. So bust out your best green, and don’t miss this epic underground Irish celebration! Tickets and packages are on sale now at