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.
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.
When: March 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Colony Square, 1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta
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.
When: March 16, noon
Where: Peachtree Street at 16th Street, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.