St. Patrick’s Day Events in Atlanta 2020

Atlantans love St Patrick’s Day and the long list of celebrations proves it!   Whether you plan to gulp green beer all day or run a 5K, we have you covered.  Because the holiday falls on a Thursday this year, many of the big events start the weekend before on March 12th.  See the most popular St. Patrick’s Day parades, events, and festivals in Atlanta below…

St Pattys Day parade in Atlanta, as well as other events

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

It’s the annual St Patty’s parade in the heart of Midtown Atlanta on March 14, 2020.  This family-friendly event features  Bagpipe & Drum Corps, local high school bands and drill teams, floats, leprechauns, you name it!  The emphasis of the St. Patty’s Day parade is on children and families.  The parade starts at 12 noon (rain or shine) and we highly recommend getting there early, especially if you want to watch the 5K fun run. Visit the official parade website for more information, including 5K registration, parking, MARTA and the best viewing spots!

Fado Irish Pub Outdoor Event in Buckhead

Atlanta’s largest St. Patrick’s Day festival in the heart of Buckhead.  It’s an all-day “Patty Hard” event with several bars participating, live music, beer gardens,  food and more.  There are several different tiers of tickets, ranging in price from $20 to $40.  Get the full scoop on this popular St. Patty’s fest on March 14th.

Kegs-n-Eggs in Virginia Highland

Kick-off St. Patrick’s Day at 10:00 am on March 15 with what might be considered a “brunch pub crawl”.  Five participating Virginia Highland restaurants will be serving eggs and mimosas, deviled eggs and green beer, green waffles with a green jello shot – you get the idea.  If you think this sounds like an egg-cellent idea, get your tickets asap — only 500 tickets are available and they are almost sold out!

Virginia Highland pub crawl for St Patty's Day 2020

Shamrockin’ For A Cure

On March 21st, 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. This St Patty’s Day event will be held at Ameris Bank Amphitheater.  Learn more at: shamrockinforacure.com

Limerick Junction Block Party

Located in the heart of Virginia Highland, this St. Patty’s Day party draws a BIG crowd.  Doors to Limerick open at 1 pm and the block party starts at 3 pm on March 14, 2020.  The cover is just $10.

Lucky Fest at Park Tavern in Midtown

On March 14, join thousands of leprechauns and southern belles adorned in green for boatloads of green beer, live music, DJ’s and fun!  Paid parking is available at Park Tavern or Grady HS, but we highly recommend Uber/Lyft. Get more information and buy tickets.

Official logo of Park Tavern's St Patrick's Day Festival in Atlanta 2020

Other St Patrick’s Day Events Around Atlanta

St Patrick’s Day Block Party in Brookhaven – March 14

Irish Lights Festival at Park Tavern – March 7

Green Mile Pub Crawl / Block Party in Midtown – March 13

St PAW-trick’s Day in Piedmont Park – March 14

Get Lucky, Smryna! St Patty’s in the Smyrna Market Village – March 14 – 15, 2020

St Patrick’s Day Celebration at Children’s Museum of Atlanta – March 17, 2020

Cover image for the complete guide to St Patty's Day in Atlanta GA

Hope to see you at one or more of the St Patrick’s Day events in Atlanta!

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