Celebrate in style with green beer and beads
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St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta features events that run the gamut from outright celebrations to tests of physical endurance. Whether you want to celebrate the Irish with the entire city or support the many thousands of runners that take to the streets of neighborhoods throughout the city, St. Patrick’s Day is a great day to visit Atlanta.
Things to do on St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Check out the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Midtown, one of the South’s biggest and oldest celebrations of its kind. The family-friendly parade features more than 2,000 Irish dancers, musicians, balloons, floats, local and Irish dignitaries, the Clydesdales and the world’s largest Irish walking flag.
Celebrate at Local Bars and Neighborhoods
A number of Atlanta bars honor St. Patrick’s Day with special events. Next to Piedmont Park, Park Tavern hosts its annual LEPRE*CON celebration with live bands and green beer all day long. At Atlantic Station, check out ShamRock the Station, one of Atlanta’s biggest family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with Irish dancing, face painting and balloon art.
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