10 Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Georgia

You might not find any leprechauns in Georgia, but there are plenty of places to feel the luck o’ the Irish! Whether you prefer celebrating with a lively parade or you just want to kick back with good friends at a local bar, Georgia has something in store for you. Go “on the lash” at these 10 best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the state.  

Tybee Island Irish Heritage Parade, Tybee Island, GA

This parade takes the holiday a step further by highlighting true Irish heritage, not just leprechauns and pots of gold. From music to costumes, this quirky parade fuses Irish tradition with Tybee Island spirit for a parade unlike any other.

City Market, Savannah, GA

While you’re in Savannah, head to City Market where many of town’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities are being held. The market spans a full city block, and live music, entertainment, photo booths, green beer, and other activities abound here on this epic weekend.

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Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Savannah, GA

The most anticipated St. Patrick’s Day parade in Georgia, this must-see event is happening rain or shine. Planned for the 16th at 10:15 a.m., the bright floats, live music, and Irish-inspired whimsy make a perfect event for all ages—and it’s free to attend!

St. Patrick’s Parade, Dublin, GA

With a name like Dublin, there’s no better place to celebrate this special Irish holiday. The town is hosting a themed arts and crafts festival, as well as a parade that leads into other family favorite activities throughout town.

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Meehan’s Public House Downtown, Atlanta, GA

There’s no other way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta than at one of the city’s hottest Irish pubs. This pub puts you in the midst of all the city’s celebrations and gives you access to some of the tastiest Irish meals.

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Park Tavern, Atlanta, GA

Park Tavern’s close proximity to Atlantic Station (where all the city’s St. Patrick’s Day fun takes place) makes it one of the best places in the city to party. They’re hosting the Irish Lights Festival, along with live music and other funky finds.

Rock City Gardens, Lookout Mountain, GA

Set atop Lookout Mountain near the GA/TN state line, Rock City transforms into Shamrock City for St. Patrick’s Day. A green waterfall, Guinness cheese fondue and floats, traditional eats, and jigs will pull you straight into the Irish culture.

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Paradise Hills Winery, Resort & Spa, Blairsville, GA

One of the few big events happening on St. Patrick’s Day (and not the day before), you’ll want to make a whole weekend at this mountainside getaway. They’re hosting the area’s biggest St. Paddy’s bash, complete with green wine slushies, a four-leaf clover hunt, shamrock shakes, and live music.

Vino Venue, Dunwoody, GA

If you’re looking for a different sort of celebration, consider taking an Irish cooking class at Vino Venue. They’re hosting a special St. Patrick’s Day feast that puts you in control of the cuisine and entertainment.

Huca Poo’s, Tybee Island, GA

If you’re taking in the parade, make a stop at Huca Poo’s, a blend of beach bar views and neighborhood pub service. Fill up on stone-baked pizzas, nachos, and hot dogs while you enjoy the parade and other festivities.

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