6 Places to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day in Georgia

  • Shamrock City Fudge

    Try the Shamrock Green Fudge at Rock City Gardens through March 20.

Atlanta St. Patrick
Atlanta St. Patrick

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade (Atlanta) – For more than 130 years, this springtime parade has marched through the streets of Atlanta bringing cheer to men, women and children. Before you go to this year’s parade on March 12, check out these tips.

St. Patrick’s Georgia Craft Beer Festival (Warner Robins) – Get hoppy at this event featuring craft beer, an oyster bar, restaurant service and music from local artists. All the proceeds from the 2016 event, on March 12, will benefit the Humane Society of Houston County.

Irish Balloon Fest & Glow
Irish Balloon Fest & Glow

Irish Balloon Fest & Glow (Dublin) – Morning and evening events mark each year’s Irish Balloon Fest & Glow on March 12. In the mornings, watch as the hot air balloons launch into the sky to greet the rising sun. At night, watch the balloons glow with the sunset as their backdrop.

Dublin St. Patrick’s Parade (Dublin) – No, not that Dublin! Our Dublin! Just past Macon on I-16, you’ll find the town ready to step up its game and bring a shamrock, green, and fun-filled parade to its streets. The 2016 parade is set for March 19.

St. Patrick’s Arts & Crafts Festival (Dublin) – Downtown Dublin transforms into family-friendly festival grounds each spring. The 2016 festival, set for March 19, will feature live entertainment, a petting zoo, play zone with pony rides, a dining pavilion and food court, arts and crafts vendors and more!

Shamrock City (Lookout Mountain) – The gardens at Rock City welcome visitors March 12-20, 2016, for the ninth annual event featuring an Irish celebration and festival complete with music, food and more! Entry to the festival is included with your Rock City admission ticket.


Eileen Falkenberg-Hull

Eileen is Georgia’s official Festival Explorer and the editor of Occupy My Family, the Atlanta area’s most comprehensive resource for family fun. Click here for more Festival content from Eileen.