7 Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 In Atlanta

Two girls look on as dancers from the Drake School of Irish Dance parade down Peachtree Street during the St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday, March 11, 2017. (Credit: Ian Palmer)

All St. Patrick’s Day weekend, celebrations will be popping up around Atlanta for the holiday.

Break out your festive gear and join the thousands of locals that will be painting the city green.

From the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to block parties, we’ve got you covered if you’re looking for legendary family-friendly activities or late night 21+ revelries.

St. Patrick’s Green Mile Block Party

When: March 15, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Rí Rá Atlanta, 1080 Peachtree St. NE, Ste 1, Atlanta

Cost: $15 for one ticket

Party the night away at this Midtown Atlanta block party that is expected to draw about 2,000 partiers to the area. Admission to the event grants attendees access to participating bars with no cover charge and free Irish themed drinks. Some of the establishments include Fado Irish Pub, My Sister’s Room and The Daiquiri Factory.

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade 5K

When: March 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Colony Square, 1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $35

Start your morning off with at this fifth annual 5K run through the city, which precedes the Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade. The running trail begins and ends on Peachtree Road and finishers will be awarded a medal. Raffle prizes, around $200 in Big Peach Running Co. gift cards, will be gifted.

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 16, noon

Where: Peachtree Street at 16th Street, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: Free

See a procession of green and revelry, consisting of floats, bands, bagpipes and dancers, at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade, which has been running since 1858, will be coursing through Midtown, beginning on Peachtree Street and 15th St. NE and ending at Peachtree Street and 5th St. NE.

31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

When: March 16 to 17, times vary

Where: Limerick Junction Irish Pub, 822 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $10 cash only cover each day

Limerick Junction Irish Pub is celebrating their 31st anniversary during this two-day St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza. On Saturday, the establishment will be throwing a block party that will include live performances from Sean Thomason, The Kevin Lewis Band and Broken Whisky Glass. Take note that on Saturday, all ages will be welcome from 2 to 6 p.m. and afterward the festivities will be for the 21-and-over crowd. On Sunday, 21-and-over attendees will get to listen to the sounds of Sean Thomason and Wes Yoakam. Irish eats and drinks will be available for purchase during both days.

Irish Lights Festival

When: March 16, 3 p.m.

Where: Park Tavern, 500 10th Street NE, Atlanta

Cost: $23 for general admission

DJ duo Lost Kings will be headlining the Irish Lights Festival, which is organized by Social Mess. Expect to dance to beats ranging from EDM to tropical house music.

St. Patrick’s Day Live! Takeover 

When: March 16, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: Battery Atlanta, 825 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta

Cost: $10 Shamrocks & Shenanigans admission

The Battery Atlanta will be painted green with festivities including live entertainment and green beer. The Shamrocks & Shenanigans ticket will let attendees be able to go to Sports &  Social and PBR Atlanta and get drink specials.

Lucky Leprechaun In Buckhead

When: March 16, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Registration: Hole in the Wall, 3223 Cains Hill Pl NW, Atlanta

Cost: $15 for a ticket in advance, $30 for one ticket during the week of the event

Keep the party going by stopping by the participating bars and clubs during Lucky Leprechaun in Buckhead. Admission includes entrance into more than 10 establishments, complimentary shots and food deals.

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