Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with us at theAnnual IAOS Cocktail Reception!

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Join Your IAOS Friends and Colleagues in Glorious, Sunny San Diego as we Celebrate St.  Patrick's Day in Style!

While attending the AAOS meeting this year on March 14-18, 2017, we invite you to join us at the Annual Irish-American Orthopaedic Society's perfectly-timed St. Patrick's Day Cocktail Reception!

Our reception is being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego hotel, where you'll enjoy the sumptuous fare and the exciting, live, bagpipe music while experiencing the breathtaking sunset of San Diego's west coast.

Your entrance to the reception is assured if you are a member in good standing. You spouse or guest may also attend for a reception fee of $50. If you still need to satisfy your membership obligations, please do so before the reception at IAOS.net/join-iaos to avoid any delays at the door.


Friday, March 17
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Reception in the Cortez Hill B Suite
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101

We look forward to seeing you there!

Spouse/Guest Tours

1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

Thursday, August 24, 10:00 am – 12 noon (Meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 9:45 am)

Join Lorcan Collins, author, historian, and podcaster, as he takes you to the relevant battle sites of the Easter Rising of 1916 – one of the most dramatic events in the history of Ireland’s struggle for independence from the British Empire. The executions of the leaders after the Rising awakened a generation to the cause of Irish freedom, resulting in the War of Independence, the formation of the Irish Free State and, as a result, the Irish Civil War.

Price $19


Dublin Food and Fashion Walking Tour

Thursday, August 24th, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 1:15 pm)

If you love to eat and love to shop, this is the tour for you! Try on diamonds and cashmere scarves, enjoy luscious chocolates and savories made especially for you, smell exotic perfumes, and hear the stories and history behind them all when you visit Dublin boutiques and eateries.

Price $83


Kilkenny Day Tour

Friday, August 25th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 8:45 pm – returns to Lobby at 5:30 pm)

Travel by private coach to visit the Medieval City of Kilkenny. This city is small and compact enough to explore on foot and is full of fascinating historical buildings and contemporary shops, design galleries, and restaurants. Your Guide will take you on an epic journey of Kilkenny’s past followed by a tour of Kilkenny Castle, one of the most magnificent castle's in Ireland, built by the Normans who arrived in the city during the 12th century. Your tour of Kilkenny City also includes a visit to St. Canice’s Cathedral, Smithwick’s Experience Visitor’s Center (brewers of Smithwick’s Ale for over 300 years), and lunch at the charming Kyteler's Inn.

Price: $160 (minimum of 16 people)