Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta

It’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Saturday, March 13th, 2021.

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!

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta!

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
    Tuesday, March 16th
    Top of the mornin’ to ya! 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 St. Patrick’s Day Storytime and craft; kids will also make their own rainbows upstairs at the Science Bar.
  2. Shamrock: A St. Patrick’s Day Festival
    Saturday, March 13th
    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
    Things may be a bit different this year, but you’ll still enjoy the same old shenanigans! Safe for social distancing, there will be no shortage of Guinness and Irish whiskey. Come out for a day of fun – More details to come.
  4. Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade
    Saturday , March 13th

    The 138th 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.” Check out the event website for parade history, best viewing spots, and pictures of all the fun!
  5. Shamrock ‘n’ Roll Road Race
    March 13th – 17th

    Virtual Race
    Lace up those tennis shoes and join in on the 5k, 10k, and Kids Fun Run at your own pace! All proceeds benefit projects and programs of Junior League of Atlanta’s community partners and the training and education of JLA members for effective community service.