Pots of gold, loads of green, corned beef and cabbage, and all the chartreuse-tinted brews you can consume—yep, it’s about time for St. Patrick’s Day festivities! While we can’t guarantee you’ll discover where the gold is at, we can promise that Alpharetta has a wealth of epic St. Paddy’s celebrations certain to make you feel lucky!
Here’s the inside scoop to all the Erin go Bragh vibes in Alpharetta this year:
March 13, 2020
6 – 10 p.m.
400 Avalon Blvd.
Bring it on, lads and lassies! Luck of Avalon features sweet Irish sounds (complete with bag pipes and deeply green flair!) from North Georgia Pipes and Drums on the Plaza stage! Dancing, green beer, and general merriment for Mom and Dad plus face painting for the little leprechauns make this St. Paddy’s day celebration a must for the whole fam.
March 13, 2020
6:30 pm – 7:30 p.m.
Publix Aprons Cooking School
4305 State Bridge Rd.
Everything’s better with butter! Classic Irish fare goes next level with creamy, dreamy Kerrygold Butter (and just the right amount of Guinness). The deliciously lucky menu features Prosciutto-wrapped Grilled Pear and Cashel Bleu Cheese, Kerrygold Stout Cheddar Biscuits, Colcannon and Dubliner Cheddar Fritter with Spicy Aioli, Guinness Braised Short Rib with Kerrygold-Buttered Potatoes and Caramelized Brussel Sprouts, finished off with an Irish-centric Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur Cookies and Cream Shooters. Consider this exactly the base you’ll need for all the upcoming St. Paddy’s Day revelry on the horizon.
March 14 & March 17, 2020
Saturday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
25 S. Main Street
Downtown beer heroes Currahee Brewing Company is giving the leprechauns what they really want on Saturday, March 14th, and again on St. Paddy’s Day proper with green beer all day long and a special edition Irish Red Ale. In 2017, Currahee took Bronze in the Great American Beer Festival, then won Silver in the 2018 Big South Beer Competition—but for St. Patrick’s Day, they’re sure to deliver pure gold via their expertly crafted, deeply local brews.
March 15, 2020
10:30 – 11:30 am
Run start: Wills Park Community Pool 1815 Old Milton Parkway
Run end: Jekyll Brewing City Center 15 Academy Street Ste. 1E
Make sure to be a part of the inaugural Jekyll Brewing Running of the Leprechauns 5K Run/Walk. The run starts downhill out of Wills Park then heads up through the rolling hills of Alpharetta and finishes in beautiful Downtown Alpharetta. Race participants receive a race t-shirt, finishers medal, race photos and best of all…a free Jekyll Brewing beer (for leprechauns 21 and older of course)!
March 21, 2020
7 – 11 p.m.
Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway
ShamRockin’ for a Cure chases the rainbow back to Alpharetta for the 12th year of food, fun, and finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. Restaurants from all over town will be repped with special menu items, celebratory tunes, lucky libations, and a sea of green-clad party people make ShamRockin’ for a Cure the place to be on March 21! Regular tickets include food, beer, wine, cocktails and giveaways, and excellent live and silent auctions promise a little gold for everyone—trips, dining, adventure, jewelry, gift certificates, and much more!
Alpharetta is the ideal location to tap into your Irish side (Emerald Isle lineage not necessary!). If you need a little somethin’ green to don to avoid St. Paddy’s Day pinches, stop into one of our sweet local boutiques like Hazel & Honey, La Bella Maison, or Sis + Moon’s. And with so much to do, plan your stay for these green festivities by clicking here today.