5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Around Atlanta | 2022

St. Patricks Parade AtlantaIt’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Thursday, March 17th, 2022 – But the festivities ands shenanigans are kicking off early all weekend long. 

Whether you are looking to extend your festivities into a weekend-long celebration, or you’re just in it for the green Beer, we have you covered with all the highlights in every direction around the city! Lace up your tennis shoes, join in on giving back to kids in need – Even get the whole family out for a weekend of delicious food, live music, and fun for all ages! 

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta: March 11th – 17th, 2022.

With so many events throughout the city, Atlanta residents will be able to find ways to kick off the holiday all week long. 

  1. Children’s Museum of Atlanta
    Thursday, March 17th
    It’s your lucky day! Get the kids in on the fun and celebrate the luck of the Irish with Children’s Museum of Atlanta. In addition to regular programs, there will be a special Irish folktale at Storytime. Kids are invited to design their own mining tools to discover leprechaun gold, explore science by creating their own rainbows, learn to dance the Irish jig, and even create Celtic knot art!St Patricks Festival
  2. Shamrock: A St. Patrick’s Day Festival
    Saturday, March 12th
    Park Tavern
    Get your green on, grab a mask, and shake your shamrock! The party in the park will feature live music, DJs, shenanigans, and more – And don’t forget the fried oysters, chicken tenders, and gator baskets! There is plenty of green space and fresh air at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park, perfect for social distancing.
  3. Fado Irish Pub
    Friday – Saturday, March 11th – 12th
    Thursday, March 17th

    After 2 long years, the best St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival in the South is back! Friday kicks off with the annual St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving Event, followed by the main event on Saturday – The St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival! Come out all day for live music, live Premier League & 6 Nations Rugby matches, brunch, and more.
  4. Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade
    Saturday , March 12th

    Come rain or shine, the annual family-friendly event is taking over Midtown with clowns, floats, bands, Bagpipe & Drum Corps, children, dancers, drill teams, and more! The emphasis is on children and families in celebration of all of Atlanta’s diverse backgrounds on a day when “everybody is Irish.” Festivities include: face painting, live music on The Plaza stage, beer and fare, dancing, and more shenanigans!
  5. 7th Annual Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade 5K
    Saturday, March 12th
    Colony Square
    Lace up those tennis shoes and run or walk the 5k at your own pace! The Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade follows the race, so you can make it a whole day of family fun with a variety of fun for all ages. Runners 21 and over will receive a complimentary beverage following the race.