You have to get up very early to get a jump on St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Halifax.

Many Irish pubs opened their doors for breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and plan live music until long past midnight.

St Patrick's Day in Halifax

The breakfast of champions at The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse in downtown Halifax. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

Dozens of people stood in line before the doors opened to guarantee a table.

St. Patrick's Day in Halifax

Some dedicated people started lining up at 4:30 a.m. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

CBC's Craig Paisley and Brett Ruskin were out to see how the city was celebrating.