Jun
7
7:00 pm19:00

Trophy Husband Trivia

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Join us for Trivia Night hosted by Josh Alton of Trophy Husband Trivia!  $3 Crafts & Import beers!  Prizes for the winners! 

Jun
21
7:00 pm19:00

Stu Ryan O'Brien Irish Pub Music

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Join us for lively Irish Pub Music with Stu Ryan O'Brien the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm!  No cover, plus we have $3 Guinness pints and $3 on all other crafts/imports!  Stay for late-night Happy Hour starting at 10pm and receive $2 domestic draws, bottles, wells and $6 domestic pitchers!

Stu's website can be found at: www.iowairish.com


May
6
2:00 pm14:00

"TALK DERBY TO ME" - KENTUCKY DERBY PARTY

Wear your best outfit & hat and walk the Red Carpet and post for the cameras!  Prizes awarded for Best Hat, Best Dressed Male & Best Dressed Female.  

Complimentary Mint Julep Bar starting at 2:30 while it lasts, so get there early!  

Contest winners announced at 4:30pm. Race estimated to start around 5:25pm.  Snack table will be provided!

Mar
26
9:30 am09:30

34th Annual Friendly Sons of St. Patrick 5K & 10K Run/Walk

  • Sully's Irish Pub

The Friendly Sons are hosting their 34th Annual Run/Walk.  Gather at Sully's Irish Pub at 9:30am for a warm-up drink and any last-minute registrations.  

Run starts at 11am.  Entry fee is $25 through March 19th, $30 thereafter, $35 day of.  Make Check payable to Friendly Sons of St. Patrick or online registration available at fitnesssports.com.

Packet pick-up at Sully's on March 25th 2-5pm or March 26th 9:30-10:45am.

Registration includes an Irish-design long-sleeve t-shirt & food/beverage served after the race.  Results will be announced at Sully's after the race.

Post-race celebration continues at Sully's all afternoon!  

 

 

Mar
17
6:00 am06:00

ST. PATRICK'S DAY – FRIDAY MARCH 17TH

  • Sully's Irish Pub

6am: Doors open with an Irish breakfast

7am: Traditional Irish flag raising with the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

All Day: drink specials, food, music, games, prizes & give-aways.  Visit our new photo booth!

3pm: Heated tent opens with a performance from the Bagpipers and Drums!  No cover!  First 500 people in the tent receive free custom St. Pat's koozies! 

3:30pm:  Music with Alt 106.3 until midnight!  TV's in tent for NCAA Game Watch.  Tons of Give-aways all evening!  Find a shamrock, get a free drink!

Listen to Alt 106.3 Prior to St. Pats for a chance to win prizes:

King Kybo - your own private kybo for the day for you & your friends!

King Leprechaun - a pair of Green Day Tickets, free beer & a prize party-pack!

Cab stand available all day, courtesy of Yellow Cab!

Mar
11
12:00 pm12:00

Wild Irish Ride

To GEAR up for St. Patrick's Day, ride your bike to Des Moines’ Premier Irish Bars and receive give-aways, drink specials and prizes for the top Irish costumes! 

Starting Location is either Sully’s (110 Grand Avenue) or Mickey Finn's at noon (7020 Douglas Ave). If starting at Sully’s, leave at noon to ride to Mickey Finn’s. 


Party at Mickey Finn's until 2:00, then head to Ducktail Lounge, which is Irish for the day.  Party at Ducktail until 4:00, then head to Sully’s for the final party.  Enjoy $3 Pizzas at Sully's from 4-6pm.  Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 costumes at 6pm!
 

All three bars will offer $3 Fireballs, and $3 16-oz Bud & Bud Light Aluminums, plus give-aways!

 

Links for Routes:

Sully’s to Mickey Finn’s
https://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/Sullys_to_Mickey_Finns/HY51IotYzM

 Mickey Finn’s to Ducktail

https://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/Mickey_Finns_to_Ducktail/7a32FAJAuC

Ducktail to Sully’s

https://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/Ducktail_to_Sullys/BDcrIL7veZ

Sully’s to Mickey Finn’s:  Take Grand east 1 block across 63rd Street to Walnut Creek Trail.  North on the trail until it hooks up with Colby Woods Trail.  Follow that trail north of Hickman.  After crossing Walnut Creek, take a left, then jog right to N. Walnut Creek Drive.  Jog right to Roseland Drive and follow Roseland northeast to 70th Street.  Left on 70th.  Left at Mickey Finn’s on Douglas.

Mickey Finn’s to Ducktail: Hop on 70th Street from Mickey Finn’s and head south to Roseland Drive.  West (right) on Roseland.  Follow Roseland down to N. Walnut Creek Drive and jog over right, then left, to hop on Colby Woods Trail.  Shortly after getting on that trail, turn right to cross Walnut Creek.  Follow the trail to College Drive and get off the trail and take a right on College.  College to Harbach.  Right on Harbach.  Harbach to 86th.  Right to Ducktail.

Ducktail to Sully’s: 86th south to Clive Greenbelt Trail.  Follow Greenbelt Trail to Walnut Creek Trail.  Get off Walnut Creek Trail at Grand and take Grand west over 63rd Street.  Sully’s is on south side of Grand behind Grand Avenue Vet and the old Burger King.

Feb
11
11:30 am11:30

S.A.D. (Sit And Drink) at Sully's

Beat the Seasonal Affective Disorder Blues and Sit And Drink (S.A.D.)!

A benefit for AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue

11:30am Beverage Breakfast includes FREE Breakfast Pizza & Champagne/Beer Bucket Specials

Bladder Bust - $2 per person.  Winner splits the pot with AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue.

5pm Manwiches & Cheesy Potatoes provided by Jerry Von

Bring your old newspapers and towels the day of the event to donate to AHeinz 57.

Purchase a custom-designed event shirt for $20 and $5 of the shirt proceeds goes to AHeinz 57!  MUST PRE-ORDER AT THE BAR BY FEB 3RD!

Jan
2
Jan 3

Hawkeye I-Club Game Watch - Outback Bowl

Sully's is hosting an I-Club Game Watch for the Outback Bowl! Specials include $2 Domestic Draws, Bottles, Wells & $6 Domestic Pitchers, along with Free food!

Dec
31
Jan 1

New Years Eve Party

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Drink specials, party favors and champagne toast at midnight!

Dec
24
3:00 pm15:00

Customer Appreciation Party

  • Sully's Irish Pub

To express our appreciation for your patronage, you are invited to a Customer Appreciation Party on December 24th at 3pm. Food and first drink is complimentary. Live Music provided by Mike Aceto. Please come and enjoy!

Dec
10
6:00 pm18:00

100 Days to St Pats Party

Come help us start the official countdown to St. Patrick's Day 2017!  $3.00 16-oz Bud & Bud Lights and $3.00 Fireballs!  First 100 people receive free custom 2017 St Pats tallboy koozies!  Register to win one of several awesome prizes - including a TRIP TO MEXICO!  Plus other give-aways throughout the evening!

Nov
19
11:00 am11:00

Hawkeye I-Club Game Watch

Sully's hosts an I-Club Game Watch for every Hawkeye Football game! Specials include $2 Domestic Draws, Bottles, Wells, $6 Domestic Pitchers, $3 Fireballs and FREE FOOD during game-time.  Each game will have a prize raffle and give-aways, including a free six-pack to a lucky winner every time Iowa scores a touchdown!  Also put your name in for an additional end-of-season raffle for some larger prizes.  GO HAWKS!

Game Dates:

Sat, Sept 3rd Iowa vs. Miami Redhawks at 2:30pm

Sat, Sept 10th Iowa vs. ISU Cyclones at 6:30pm – TAILGATE STARTS AT 3PM

Sat, Sept 17th Iowa vs. North Dakota State Bison at 11am

Sat, Sept 24th Iowa at Rutgers Scarlet Knights at TBA

Sat, Oct 1st Iowa vs. Northwestern Wildcats at 11am

Sat Oct 8th Iowa at Minnesota Golden Gophers at TBA

Sat, Oct 15th Iowa at Purdue Boilermakers at 11am

Sat, Oct 22nd Iowa vs. Wisconsin Badgers at TBD

Sat, Nov 5th Iowa at Penn State Nittany Lions 6:30pm

Sat, Nov 12th Iowa vs. Michigan Wolverines at 7pm

Sat, Nov 19th Iowa at Illinois Fighting Illini at TBA

Fri, Nov 25th Iowa vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers at TBA

Sat, Dec 3rd Big Ten Championship at 7pm

Nov
12
7:00 pm19:00

Hawkeye I-Club Game Watch

Sully's hosts an I-Club Game Watch for every Hawkeye Football game! Specials include $2 Domestic Draws, Bottles, Wells, $6 Domestic Pitchers, $3 Fireballs and FREE FOOD during game-time.  Each game will have a prize raffle and give-aways, including a free six-pack to a lucky winner every time Iowa scores a touchdown!  Also put your name in for an additional end-of-season raffle for some larger prizes.  GO HAWKS!

Game Dates:

Sat, Sept 3rd Iowa vs. Miami Redhawks at 2:30pm

Sat, Sept 10th Iowa vs. ISU Cyclones at 6:30pm – TAILGATE STARTS AT 3PM

Sat, Sept 17th Iowa vs. North Dakota State Bison at 11am

Sat, Sept 24th Iowa at Rutgers Scarlet Knights at TBA

Sat, Oct 1st Iowa vs. Northwestern Wildcats at 11am

Sat Oct 8th Iowa at Minnesota Golden Gophers at TBA

Sat, Oct 15th Iowa at Purdue Boilermakers at 11am

Sat, Oct 22nd Iowa vs. Wisconsin Badgers at TBD

Sat, Nov 5th Iowa at Penn State Nittany Lions 6:30pm

Sat, Nov 12th Iowa vs. Michigan Wolverines at 7pm

Sat, Nov 19th Iowa at Illinois Fighting Illini at TBA

Fri, Nov 25th Iowa vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers at TBA

Sat, Dec 3rd Big Ten Championship at 7pm

Nov
5
6:00 pm18:00

Hawkeye I-Club Game Watch

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Sully's hosts an I-Club Game Watch for every Hawkeye Football game! Specials include $2 Domestic Draws, Bottles, Wells, $6 Domestic Pitchers, $3 Fireballs and FREE FOOD during game-time.  Each game will have a prize raffle and give-aways, including a free six-pack to a lucky winner every time Iowa scores a touchdown!  Also put your name in for an additional end-of-season raffle for some larger prizes.  GO HAWKS!

Game Dates:

Sat, Sept 3rd Iowa vs. Miami Redhawks at 2:30pm

Sat, Sept 10th Iowa vs. ISU Cyclones at 6:30pm – TAILGATE STARTS AT 3PM

Sat, Sept 17th Iowa vs. North Dakota State Bison at 11am

Sat, Sept 24th Iowa at Rutgers Scarlet Knights at TBA

Sat, Oct 1st Iowa vs. Northwestern Wildcats at 11am

Sat Oct 8th Iowa at Minnesota Golden Gophers at TBA

Sat, Oct 15th Iowa at Purdue Boilermakers at 11am

Sat, Oct 22nd Iowa vs. Wisconsin Badgers at TBD

Sat, Nov 5th Iowa at Penn State Nittany Lions 6:30pm

Sat, Nov 12th Iowa vs. Michigan Wolverines at 7pm

Sat, Nov 19th Iowa at Illinois Fighting Illini at TBA

Fri, Nov 25th Iowa vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers at TBA

Sat, Dec 3rd Big Ten Championship at 7pm

 

Nov
5
3:00 pm15:00

Team Tim's (aka Captain Chemo) Chili Cookoff

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Join us for an afternoon of chili to benefit Tim Peters and family!  There will be tons of chili, an awesome silent auction, music and LOTS OF FUN!  

Proceeds from this event will be used to help defray medical expenses for Tim, who is battling cancer.  

Learn more about Tim and ways to support the Peters family, check out

teamtimcaptainchemo.com 

 

$25 Entry Fee for Cook-off Contestants.  

Categories:

- Hottest (still tasty, don't be a jerk)

- Most Exotic

- Best Vegetarian

- Best chili using Graziano's Italian Sausage

- Crowd Favorite

- Judge's Choice (with a celebrity guest judge panel)

Oct
29
Oct 30

Halloween! Win a bar tab!

Top 3 costumes win a bar tab!  Starting at 6pm, anyone in a costume gets $2 domestic draws, bottles & wells and $6 domestic pitchers!  So wear the most amazing costume to be entered into the costume contest and receive awesome drink specials! 

Sep
24
11:00 am11:00

Tour De Dive Bike Ride

Tour De Dive is a bar hopping charity event for the Iowa Heritage Foundation with funds going to the connector for Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail.  $10 gets you a raffle ticket to each bar.  Tickets can be purchased from any bar.  Ride to each bar for a chance to win different prizes from EVERY BAR!  

DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!   BUY TICKETS NOW BEFORE THEY RUN OUT!

Participating bars:  Sully's Irish Pub, AJ's on East Court, Front Row, Triangle Tap, GoodSons

Map of the bars and trails at http://ajsbar.com/TourDeDive.html

AJ’s on East Court to Sully’s Irish Pub:

419 East Court, DSM to 110 Grand Ave, WDM

Take SE 4th to MLK Parkway

West on MLK Parkway to Principal Park, then hop on the Meredith trail at Principal Park

Follow Meredith Trail west to Bill Riley Trail

Follow Bill Riley Trail west through Waterworks until it hooks up with Walnut Creek Trail

Follow Walnut Creek Trail to Grand Avenue

Get off on Grand Avenue and take Grand west across 63rd

Left at Sully’s, behind True Value and the old Burger King

 

Sully’s Irish Pub to Front Row

110 Grand Ave, WDM to 9956 Swanson Blvd, Clive

Get back on the Walnut Creek Trail heading north

Follow trial until it hooks up with Clive Greenbelt Trail

Follow Clive Greenbelt all the way to Front Row

 

Front Row to Good Sons

9956 Swanson Blvd, Clive to 2815 Beaver, DSM

Get on Clive Greenbelt heading east and follow to Walnut Creek Trail

Right after Walnut Creek trail passes under 63rd Street, there is a kicker trail to the left

Follow that, which takes you along Cummings Parkway, under Pleasant and up to 56th Street

Cross the I-125 Bridge heading north

The trail will take you all the way to Franklin Library

From there follow surface streets to Good Sons (Franklin to 48th, to Urbandale Ave to Beaver Ave)

 

Good Sons to Triangle Tap

2815 Beaver, DSM to 2506 Post Street, DSM

Hop on Interurban Trail at Good Sons and follow it to 30th

North on 30th to Euclid

Euclid to Post

 

Triangle Tap to AJ’s on East Court

2506 Post Street, DSM to 419 East Court, DSM

Hop on MLK south to Inter-Urban Trail

East on Inter-Urban to Neal Smith Trail

Follow Neal Smith downtown to John Pat Dorrian Trail

Follow that to Court and take Court to AJ’s on East 6th

 

 

Aug
28
11:30 am11:30

Tour de Fur Bike Ride

This year's ride to benefit Furry Friends Refuge Animal Shelter will start and end at Fox Brewing, with stops at Sully's Irish Pub, 515 Brewing, Blazing Saddle and Exile Brewing.  Enjoy a complimentary chair massage from HealthSource of West Des Moines at Water Works Park and refreshments at Windsor Heights Dog Park!

Registration is from 11 a.m. to noon, and the ride officially kicks off at 11:30 a.m. Advance registration is $20 and includes drawing tickets for prizes from Hotel Pattee, Rasmussen Bikes, Exile Brewing Co., Anywhere Bike Repair, Confluence Brewing Co., 515 Brewing Co., Twisted Vine, and Barnboards & Salvage.

Buy your T-shirt or tank top at http://tinyurl.com/tdf2016shirt

Register for the event at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-de-fur-bike-ride-presented-by-top-job-services-tickets-26429960724?aff=es2

ROUTE: From Fox Brewing, head south on 11th Street to pick up the Jordan Creek Trail (heading left). Follow the trail to the Bill Riley Trail through Water Works Park to Exile Brewing Co., then take the trail along MLK Jr. Parkway to the East Village and Blazing Saddle.  

Head back to the MLK Jr. Parkway trail and south past Principal Park to return to Water Works Park for your massage, then head up the Bill Riley and Walnut Creek trails to hit 515 Brewing Co. and the Windsor Heights Dog Park. Take the Walnut Creek trail back down to the sidewalk at 63rd and Grand to cross over to Sully's before returning home.

Jun
11
Jun 12

Dog Days of Summer Party & Fundraiser

Come down to Sully's Irish Pub and enjoy a FREE Hog Roast provided by Sully's, prepared by Q Pits!  Cost of entry is a donation to the Furry Friends Refuge and a side dish.  Drink specials will be offered on our Summer Drink Menu and all Moscow Mules!  Dogs are welcome at this event and our patio is always dog-friendly!

See furryfriendsrefuge.org/things-we-need/ for a complete list of needed supplies.

May
22
10:00 am10:00

Trash to Treasure Sip & Shop Patio Party

Bring a table and items for sale and set up on the covered patio...........OR come to shop!!!!

Prize raffle at 3pm: $1 per ticket, 6 for $5, 12 for $10.  With all proceeds of raffle to benefit ChildServe of Central Iowa!

Stay & enjoy Happy Hour Prices all Day & $10 Buckets O'Beer!

May
4
7:00 pm19:00

The Piranha Brothers

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Join The Piranha Bros for live music!  No cover!  7-9pm the first Wednesday of every month!  $3 Guinness pints and $3 on all other crafts/imports!  Stay for late-night Happy Hour starting at 10pm and receive $2 domestic draws, bottles, wells and $6 domestic pitchers!

Mar
18
Mar 19

St Pat’s Part Dew – Friday March 18th

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Ready to dew it all over again?  Sully's opens at noon for St. Pat's Part Dew, sponsored by Tullamore Dew!  Come get your Dew shots off our amazing ice sculpture, mingle with friends and Party Like the Irish at Des Moines' Original Irish Bar!

Mar
12
12:00 pm12:00

Wild Irish Bike Ride 2016

To GEAR up for St. Patrick's Day, ride your bike (or ride the bus) to the three Premier Irish Bars and receive give-aways, drink specials and prizes for the top 3 Irish costumes!

Starting Location is Mickey Finn's at noon (7020 Douglas Ave). Either ride your bike to this location or get on the bus at Sully's at 11:45 (110 Grand Ave, WDM) and the bus will take you there.

Party at Mickey Finn's until 1:30, then hop on the trail (or the bus) and head to Mickey's Irish Pub on 86th Street in Clive. Suggested bike route:
http://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/Mickey_Finns_to_Mickeys_Clive/ToMickeys

Hang out & enjoy Mickey's until 3:30, then hop on the route (or the bus) to Sully's Irish Pub. Suggested bike route:
http://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/Mickeys_To_Sullys/ToSullys

Enjoy $3 Pizzas and drink specials at Sully's. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 costumes at 6pm!

Each bar will offer $3 Fireballs, and $3 16-oz Bud & Bud Light Aluminums, plus give-aways!

Mar
5
4:30 pm16:30

Trivia Night with Iowa Crush

  • Sully's Irish Pub

The Iowa Crush will be hosting a Trivia Night fundraiser at Sully's on March 5th at 4:30pm!  Five rounds of trivia, with awesome prizes for each round and raffle for larger prizes at the end.  $25 for teams up to 5, which includes a free pitcher of Bud Light.  $2 Bud Light draws from 4:30-7pm, with all proceeds going to benefit the Iowa Crush!  Come support our local women's football team and have some trivia fun!

See theiowacrush.com for more information on the team and game schedule.

Feb
20
1:00 pm13:00

AJ's / Sully's Polar Ride #3 to benefit Des Moines Bicycle Collective

Three Ride Dates: December 19th, January 16th and February 20th (third Saturday of each month). FREE RIDE!

Ride starts at either bar at 1pm. Ride at your leisure from AJ's on Court to Sully's Irish Pub and back or from Sully's to AJ's and back. Each bar will offer drink & beer specials and FREE STUFF for each biker!  Both bars will also have FREE FOOD.

There will be a raffle for a grand prize of TWO CURIOUS TRAVELER BIKES, given on the last ride. All proceeds go to benefit Des Moines Bicycle Collective!

Come out & ride in the crappy weather - what else is there to do in the middle of winter in Iowa? GET ON YOUR BIKE & RIDE!

Feb
20
11:00 am11:00

St. Practice Day

  • Sully's Irish Pub

Who's ready to warm up for St. Patrick's Day? Sully's is the home of the ORIGINAL St. Practice Day event!

This signature event starts at Sully's at 11 am with Bloody Mary bar. Fundraiser for AHeinz57 Pet Rescue- donate two items off their wish list and receive free breakfast.  Their wish list can be found at https://www.aheinz57.com/wish-list/
 
Leave Sully's at 1pm for AJ's on E. Court, then on to Hull Avenue Tap, then back to Sully's. Contests and prizes along the way.

Dinner at Sully's will be provided by Jerry Von for a free-will donation. Manwiches & Cheesy Potatoes!

Long-sleeve shirts available for purchase. Stop in and sign up at the bar to reserve your shirt & spot by February 10th. Talk to Amy or Bill about transportation!

Jan
30
10:00 am10:00

2nd Annual Frozen Ride

Join us for the Frozen ride, hosted by the Front Row, 515, University Tap, Sully’s, Confluence Brewing Company and Mullets.

Bundle up and ride the bike path to each location and enjoy great food, drink specials and prizes for FREE! 20 mile round trip starting on beautiful Greenbelt Bike Path.

8:00am - Bloody Mary Bar and free omelettes at The Front Row.   FREE hot dogs at Sully's!

Ride and Register for great prizes all day Saturday, drawing held that evening.

Register at each location, need not be present to win. Drawings night of the ride.

Call for more info 515-664-2595
Join us on Facebook Frozen Ride - January 30, 2016

Check our new website for event day specials from participating locations

http://www.frozenridedsm.com/

Jan
16
1:00 pm13:00

AJ's / Sully's Polar Ride #2 to benefit Des Moines Bicycle Collective

Three Ride Dates: December 19th, January 16th and February 20th (third Saturday of each month). FREE RIDE!

Ride starts at either bar at 1pm. Ride at your leisure from AJ's on Court to Sully's Irish Pub and back or from Sully's to AJ's and back. Each bar will offer drink & beer specials and FREE STUFF for each biker!  Both bars will also have FREE FOOD.

There will be a raffle for a grand prize of TWO CURIOUS TRAVELER BIKES, given on the last ride. All proceeds go to benefit Des Moines Bicycle Collective!

Come out & ride in the crappy weather - what else is there to do in the middle of winter in Iowa? GET ON YOUR BIKE & RIDE!

Dec
19
3:00 pm15:00

Eat, Drink & Be UGLY!

Appetizer & Christmas Candy Pot-luck, starting at 3pm.  Pictures with Kris Kringle at 5pm.  Tour of Lights at 7pm.  Drink specials and prizes for the Ugliest Sweaters!  Come get your UGLY on!

Dec
19
1:00 pm13:00

AJ's / Sully's Polar Ride #1 to benefit Des Moines Bicycle Collective

Three Ride Dates: December 19th, January 16th and February 20th (third Saturday of each month). FREE RIDE!

Ride starts at either bar at 1pm. Ride at your leisure from AJ's on Court to Sully's Irish Pub and back or from Sully's to AJ's and back. Each bar will offer drink & beer specials and FREE STUFF for each biker!  Both bars will also have FREE FOOD.

There will be a raffle for a grand prize of TWO CURIOUS TRAVELER BIKES, given on the last ride. All proceeds go to benefit Des Moines Bicycle Collective!

Come out & ride in the crappy weather - what else is there to do in the middle of winter in Iowa? GET ON YOUR BIKE & RIDE!

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