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St. Patrick's Day in Savannah. Photo courtesy Visit Savannah

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

St. Patrick's Day in Georgia is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the spring weather, blooming flowers and all things green. From the country's second largest St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah to Georgia's very own Dublin, here are the best places to go for St. Patrick's Day in Georgia.

Man dressed as a leprechaun for St. Patrick's Day in Savannah. Photo courtesy Visit Savannah


As host of the country's second largest St. Patrick's Day parade, Savannah is quite a sight to see on the all-green-everything holiday. In addition to the parade on March 17, 2020, and greening of Forsyth Park fountain, River Street is alive with festivities March 13-14, 2020, for the St. Patrick's Day Festival.

Bagpipers at the St. Patrick's Day parade in 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 14, check out these tips.

Hot air balloon shaped like a dog in Dublin, Georgia


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 St. Patrick's Festival. The weeks-long events include food festivals, leprechaun contests, arts, music and much more. Morning and evening events mark each year’s Irish Balloon Fest & Glow on March 13-14, 2019. 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. On March 21, watch one of the state's largest St. Patrick's Day parades.

The falls at Rock City Gardens colored green for St. Patrick's Day

Shamrock City at Rock City Gardens

The gardens at Rock City welcome visitors in March for the annual event featuring an Irish celebration and festival complete with music, food and more! Entry to the festival is included with your Rock City Gardens admission ticket.

Paradise Hills Winery Resort & Spa in Blairsville, Georgia


Join the St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Paradise Hills Winery Resort & Spa in March complete with green slushies, Guinness stew, games and live music.

Pretoria Fields Collective in Albany, Georgia


Join the 4th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration with the Albany Symphony Orchestra at Pretoria Fields Collective on March 13, 2020. Enjoy the sounds of ASO musicians in a relaxed, casual environment while enjoying local beer from Pretoria Fields. Be sure to wear your festive attire and don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind event!

Published: January 2020