Top 11 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 14th, 2020.

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 11 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. St. Paw-trick’s Day Rescue Dog Games
    Sunday, March 15th
    Park Tavern
    The annual Spring festival features Park Tavern’s Beer & Food Garden, live music, Olympic Games, interactive games and demonstrations, and an afternoon of fun with your four-legged companions!
  2. St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Brookhaven
    Saturday, March 14th
    Town Brookhaven
    The 8th annual St. Patrick’s Day bash welcomes you to a Olde Blind Dog in Town Brookhaven for great day of entertainment, Guinness, and celebration! The Old World pub in Brookhaven will be rockin’ with Irish inspired merriment featuring live music, drink specials, lots o’green and Atlanta’s best crowds. Slainte!

  3. Children’s Museum of Atlanta
    Tuesday, March 17th
    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 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Stage with Irish dancing during the Music & Movement program and a special themed Storytime. 
  4. Rí Rá Paddyfest 2020
    Saturday, March 14th
    Rí Rá Irish Pub 
    Celebrate Irish culture all day long with five live bands rocking the streets of Midtown, 2 DJs, traditional Irish dancers, beer trucks and bars. Headlining band The Skellig Rockers are flying in from Ireland to play!
  5. Irish Lights Festival
    Saturday, March 7th
    Park Tavern
    Join 4,000 friends to light Atlanta green during the all-day celebration of everything Irish! Social Mess is taking St. Patrick’s Day next level, bringing in national headlining DJ trio Keys N Krates and illuminating Atlanta at one unforgettable party. 
  6. Luckyfest
    Saturday, March 14th
    Park Tavern
    Atlanta’s best green space is the place to, well, go green this St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy live music, DJ Qtip, beer, and tons of mouthwatering food to keep you going through the night. 
  7. Fado Irish Pub
    Saturday, March 14th

    Buckhead
    A new decade calls for new shenanigans! A full slate of live bands and plenty of outdoor bars are joining the festivities – and there will be no shortage of Guinness and Irish whiskey. Come out for ple
  8. Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade
    Saturday , March 14th

    Midtown
    The 137th 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!
  9. Shamrock ‘n’ Roll Road Race
    Saturday, March 14th

    Atlantic Station
    Lace up those tennis shoes and join in on the 5k, 10k, and Kids Fun Run at Atlantic Station! Come rain or shine, the races begin at 8:30 a.m. and are followed with post-race festivities including food, beverages, and sponsor booths and activities. Costumes, dogs, strollers, and runners of all ages are encouraged! The race is a qualifying event for the Peachtree Road Race. 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.
  10. Green Mile Midtown Block Party
    Friday, March 13th
    Midtown
    Atlanta’s largest outdoor block party will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day two days early! With over 2,000 partygoers, they’ll have Irish cuisine, dancers, pipers, live music, drink specials, and more.
  11. Shamrockin’ For A Cure
    Saturday, March 21st
    Ameris Bank Amphitheater – Alpharetta
    Support cystic fibrosis research and enjoy the chance to taste samplings from the best restaurants in Atlanta, drink from a cup that never empties, dance to music all night, and shop among a special auction collection!