St. Patrick’s Day Events In and Around Atlanta

It’s March and that means St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! We have rounded up a list of fun events in and around Atlanta for families and some just for just mom and dad. Be sure to check the websites as some events may have limited availability and don’t forget to wear GREEN!

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St. Patrick’s Day Family Events In and Around Atlanta

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 11, 2023
Midtown Atlanta
9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s parade – started by the city’s Hibernian Benevolent Society (a Catholic and Protestant fraternal organization) – dates back to 1858, making it one of the country’s oldest.

Join your fellow parade revelers and runners for the Official 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade 5K! Run or walk before one of the country’s oldest St. Patrick’s Parades, the route begins and finishes on Peachtree Road and winds through Midtown, Piedmont Park, and finishes on the parade route on historic Peachtree Street! This unique race and lively post-race parade are not to be missed.

The 5K starts and finishes in front of Fado’s Pub Midtown on Peachtree St. 1 free beer for 21 and over participants when finished. DJ, beer, and snacks leading up to the parade right in front of the pub!

Luck of the Square

March 11, 2023
Colony Square
12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Round up your lads and lassies and join us on the luckiest day of the year! Enjoy premium views of the Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade plus the official post-party in The Plaza.

Avenue East Cobb

March 16, 2023
Front Lot
6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Don your green apparel, it’s time for Avenue Shamrock, a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Grab your lads, lassies + little leprechauns for shenanigans on March 16th with live music, festive swag, and more!

How to Catch a Leprechaun

March 16, 2023
Ages 4-11, $6
George Pierce Park
6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Come join us for a fun and magical evening filled with leprechaun games and crafts.

Luck of Avalon

March 17, 2023
5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Experience a purely gold St. Patrick’s Day celebration during Luck of Avalon!

Calling all lads, lassies, and little leprechauns! Join us on Friday, March 17th as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Avalon style at Luck of Avalon. Get ready to sham-ROCK the night away in the Plaza with special performances, live music, Irish flair + of course, green beer!

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

March 17, 2023
Session A: 9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Session B: 1:45-4:15 p.m.

Celebrate the day with us! Learn the Irish jig and enjoy an interactive storytime about Irish folklore and culture. It’s your lucky day!

Irish Fest

March 18, 2023
12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Skin Alley, Norcross

The City of Norcross is excited to announce a collaboration with the Historic Norcross Business Association and the Drake School of Irish Dance to bring you a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 18th at Skin Alley from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Downtown Merchants will be offering Irish-themed activities and fare to mark the occasion and outside you will find music, dancing, face painting, a balloon twister, tastings, and more! Downtown specials will last all day, so stop into your favorite shops and restaurants anytime for a festive treat.

In addition to the fun family events, there are plenty of events around town for just mom and dad. Be sure to check out these fun offerings during the month too:

Shamrock Festival at Park Tavern
Green Mile Crawl in Roswell
Olde Blind Dog St. Patrick’s Day Bash
Suwanee Beer Fest 
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party in Buckhead
Shamrocks and Shenanigans at the Battery 
Sips Under the Sea St. Patrick’s Day
Shamrockin’ for a Cure

What events did we miss? Be sure to let us know! 

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