Get to downtown – midtown Atlanta and get your green on for St. Patrick’s Day. Be sure to include these four St. Paddy’s celebrations on your list.
All Day Party at Fado’s Irish Pub
Kick start the day early at Fado’s Irish Pub in Buckhead. Hang around for an all day party. Fado’s will shut down Buckhead with this outrageous block party. The celebration begins at 7:30am. The party moves outside at noon to kick start Fado’s block party. Groove to amazing cover bands and outstanding local artists. Indulge in your favorite foods, celebrate, drink green beer and cocktails. In the early hours of the morning he party moves back inside where DJ Just Press Play will keep the party going.
What: St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Block Party
When: Saturday, March 15 – 17, 2014
Where: Fado Irish Pub
273 Buckhead Ave
Cost: 1 day ticket – $20; 2 day ticket – $30
Tips: This is one of Atlanta’s premier St. Patrick Day events. Buy tickets now.
Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2014
One of the oldest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the south is the 132nd St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Midtown, Atlanta. Floats launch on March 15, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Get past the politicians and Irish dignitaries to enjoy the clowns, floats, balloons, bands and Irish dancers. Expect to see a huge Irish walking flag. Be prepared or street vendors hawking a wide selection of St. Paddy’s day wares.
What: 2014 Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: March 15, 2014; 12-1:30 p.m.
Where: Peachtree Street, from 5th to 16th Street.
Tips: Arrive before 11 a.m. for best parking and viewing place For easy access use MARTA. Blankets and folding chairs provide your seating.
ShamRock Music & Food Fest at The Masquerade Music Park
The grandest and wildest adult parties will take place at The Masquerade Music Park. Sexy, eccentric attire is required. Guys wear your kilts, but fitted green zoot suits will also get you in the door. Enjoy a rockin’ music festival, including local bands, tribute bands and featuring DJ Gary Bainer. Expect unpredictable games and prizes. This party puts the rock in shamrock.
What: The Masquerade Music & Food Fest
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014; 11am to 11pm
Where: 695 North Avenue Northeast, Atlanta
Tips: A pilot will be filmed for VH1 TV, so show up looking your greenest and sexiest.
4th Annual Midtown Green Mile Midtown Bar Crawl 2014
Are you looking for an outrageous bar crawl and party with friends? Join one of Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day social event, the Annual Midtown Green Mile Midtown Bar Crawl. This celebration lasts the weekend long. Tickets include admission to all bars, 4 drinks and Mardi Gras beads. You’ll enjoy additional food and drink specials throughout the bar crawl through bars including: Front Page News, Cosmo Lava, RiRa, FlipFlops and Deadwood Saloon.
What: 4th Annual Midtown Green Mile Midtown Bar Crawl 2014
When: Friday, March 14 – 16, 2014, begins 7 p.m.
Where: Registration and fun begins at RiRa’s 7 p.m.-12 a.m.
1080 Peachtree St NE #1
Cost: One night – $20; All weekend long $60
Tips: Gather your friends and get tickets early.