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The Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta This Year!

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on March 10, 2020 and last updated on March 6, 2024. Please refer to restaurant websites and social media pages for the most up-to-date information.

It’s time to feel lucky, Atlanta! St. Patrick’s Day in the A is always a blast – we’ve got great March weather (fingers crossed), perfect Irish pubs throughout the area, and folks decked out in green looking for a fun time. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will be going on all weekend long so we’re here to help you sort out your plans. For our full list of Irish pubs around Atlanta, click here.

Partiers at Fado St. Patrick's Day block party.
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St. Patrick’s Day Party at Fado (in Midtown & Buckhead)

Fado is the ideal spot to spend your SPD weekend! Both the Midtown and Buckhead locations have events lined up through the whole weekend so be sure to check out their websites for more specific details. In Midtown, you can expect the fun to start on Wednesday 3/14 with Irish Pub Trivia and double the prizes! Thursday 3/15 they are giving away pints of Guniess to some lucky winners from 6-8pm. Friday things really kick off with Fado Friday which means bottomless mules and live music! Saturday and Sunday are obviously the main event with parades in the street, live music, dancers, the whole 9 yards. You will need tickets to certain events so be sure to get that early bird special and click the link here


st Patricks day festival at park tavern
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ShamRock Fest at Park Tavern 

Park Tavern is hosting their ultimate St. Patrick’s Day party yet again! Saturday 3/16 you can expect all things drink deals, poppin’ DJ’s, live music and tons of fun. The band Basement Recess will be playing and you won’t want to miss it. The event starts at 2pm so you and your friends can host your own version of kegs and eggs before heading to the park. The event is 21+ and yes, your doggos are welcome to join. Be sure to grab your tickets soon!



luckys st Patricks day event in Roswell
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St. Patrick’s Day at Lucky’s Burger and Brew

Lucky’s in Roswell wants you to mark your calendars for another awesome St. Paddy’s Bash! It is the largest outdoor party in Roswell and all the fun begins at 6pm. Come on by for some great tunes, delicious as always food and of course some green brews. Dance the night away in true Lucky’s fashion for the 14th year in a row.


beer at the battery for st Patricks day
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St. Patrick’s Day at The Battery

The Battery will be poppin’ and decked out in green all of St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Head to Live! At the Battery, Punch Bowl Social, Mac McGee and many of the other fun bars and restaurants at The Battery for Irish dancers, music, drink specials and all the green beer you can get your hands on. Check their website so you know when and where to take part in the fun!


Partiers hang out at the Virginia Highland Kegs and Eggs party.

Kegs and Eggs in Virginia Highlands 

Kegs and Eggs is back! Start your bar crawl at Neighbors Pub in VaHi and get your complimentary green mimosa and egg biscuit. The crawl continues to bars and restaurants like Dark Horse Tavern, Moe’s and Joes, Family Dog and more. Each spot provides drink and food specials for those on the crawl. This is a fun event every year but it does get busy so be sure to have your tickets purchased prior and head to Neighbors to check in for an awesome day! 


group of friends at brew dog
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Shamrock Stroll Bar Crawl 

Another option if you’re taking the bar crawl route this SPD is the Atlanta Shamrock Stroll. First things first: they promise tons of fun and encourage everyone to go all out with the green! From tutus to beads and funky hats, there’s no such thing as too festive. You’ll start at Brewdog on the Beltline and crawl from there! There’s several different spots that are participating and freebies being given out all day long. Be sure to grab your tickets before the event! 

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