St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Activities near Atlanta GA
St. Patrick’s Day 2017 is right around the corner. That’s right, the day when everyone is Irish is almost upon us. And as an added bonus, it’s on a Friday this year. You know what that means – no one will have an excuse not to go out covered in green to celebrate. And since we live near the greatest city in America – Atlanta, Georgia – you know there’s plenty of St. Patrick’s Day 2017 activities going on. To help you get your St. Paddy’s plans in order, here are a few of the best 2017 St. Patrick’s Day activities near Atlanta, GA.
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135th Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade
For the 135th time, the annual Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held, making it Atlanta’s longest-running event ever. The parade takes place in Midtown Atlanta on Saturday, March 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. There’s no better family St. Patrick’s Day event than the parade, so be sure not to miss it.
Luck of the Square
What are you going to do once the parade is over? Might as well go to the official post-parade St. Patrick’s Day party, right? Beginning at The Plaza on Saturday, March 11, at 10 a.m. – for those who want to get up early for the St. Patrick’s Day 5K – the Luck of the Square includes live music, dancing, fun activities and all the Irish food and drink you could ever want.
ShamRock the Station
Everyone is going to the parade, right? Of course they are. And they’re probably going to go to Luck of the Square right after the parade. But with Luck of the Square finishing up by 4 p.m., what are you going to do then? Head over to ShamRock the Station, right? Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, ShamRock the Station features a Family Zone, Irish dancing and much, much more. Live music begins at 5 p.m., featuring four amazing bands.
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