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Patrick’s Day 2017

Greenmile Pub Crawl Saturday, March 11 Midtown atlantabartours.com

Eat, Drink & Party in Midtown’s Entertainment District for the 7th Annual Green Mile Block Party. Join 1,000 plus party goers to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. Don’t miss the crowning of Irish Girl Costume Contest at Midnight. Participating bars offering complimentary themed Irish beverages or shots, 3/2/1 drink specials, Irish themed food specials, party beads and more.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 11 Midtown atlantastpats.com

The popular Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade, an Atlanta favorite for the past 135 years, returns to the streets of Midtown on Saturday, March 11. This year’s parade steps off at noon at the intersection of Peachtree and 15th street and continues down Peachtree to 5th Street. More than 2,000 dancers, musicians, llamas and Irish and local dignitaries are expected to march this year. The parade will feature one of the world’s largest Irish “walking flags,” a large

Parades, Events and Festivals

flag carried — or, more accurately, worn — by dozens of participants.

Kegs N Eggs

Saturday, March 11 Virginia Highland atlantabartours.com

This is the event for all you early risers. The event takes place from 10am - 2pm and includes Irish brew and grub from popular neighborhood pubs including: Hand in Hand, Atkin’s Park, Neighbors Pub, Dark Horse Tavern and American Roadhouse.

Shamrock ‘N Roll Race

Saturday, March 11 Atlantic Station shamrocknroll.org

The JLA’s Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, March 11 at Atlantic Station and will feature a family friendly 5K Run, 10K Run, and 1K Belk Kids’ Fun Run. With 1,800 runners, walkers, strollers and dogs, the Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race is one of Atlanta’s fastest growing family focused races.

Lepre*Con 2017

Saturday, March 11 Park Tavern parktavern.com

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the park, at Park Tavern on Piedmont Park’s south lawn. The party is put on by A Social Mess and takes place from 2:00 pm to 2:00 am. Limited tickets available.

Lucky Fest 2017

Friday & Saturday March 17 & 18 Park Tavern spiralentertainment.com

Fado’ Irish Pub Buckhead

Saturday, March 11 & Friday March 17 fadoirishpub.com

Fado’ is celebrating St. Patty’s Day twice with outdoor events on Saturday, March 11 and Friday, March 17. The party begins at noon with 10 hours of DJ’s and live entertainment. Buckhead Avenue will be closed down to make room for their six bar stations and music stage.

Limerick Junction

Friday, March 17 Virginia Highland limerickjunction.com

Shamrock the Station

Saturday, March 11 Noon - 11 p.m. Atlantic Station atlanticstation.com

Rock 105.7, Guinness, and Meehan's Public House are joining forces for the ultimate Atlanta St. Patrick's Day celebration: Shamrock the Station. Central Park will be turning green with free activities including kid-friendly fun, Irish dancing, and music starting at 5 pm from Kick The Robot, Bleeker, COIN, and Judah & the Lion!

different as the celebration starts inside at noon and the outdoor festival begins at 4pm. This family friendly event offers face painting and balloon artists from 5 - 7 pm. Music by Galen Crader, Wes Yoakam, Kevin Lewis plus Van Morrison tribute band Domino.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17 in Virginia Highland. Limerick Junction hosts the largest St. Patrick’s Day Party each year and this year will be no

Join Spiral Entertainment for their TWO-DAY, shamrockin’ good time at LuckyFest at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park. The event begins on Friday, March 17th, at 4 pm with Lucky Night. But the party doesn’t stop there—don your best Irish garb on Saturday, March 18th, and join thousands of lucky leprechauns and southern belles for tons of green beer, green food, live music, DJ’s and outrageous fun. This two-part event will start with a boozy brunch from 11 am – 2 pm on Saturday, full of green eggs, kegs, and legs. Oh my! The event will continue on into the night with music by Ian Schumacher, Radiobirds, Lefty Williams Band and Zale with DJ’s spinning all night long. Tickets are available on their website, but don’t forget to share the love on their Instagram and Facebook too! Wear your green and get ready to shamrock the Park! Event is 21 and up.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival Friday, March 17

Open Inside at Noon Outdoor Festival at 4pm LIVE MUSIC FEATURING:

Galen Crader • Wes Yoakam • Kevin Lewis Domino (Van Morrison Tribute) FAMILY FRIENDLY. Face Painting and Balloon Artist 5-7pm 822 N. Highland Avenue NE • Atlanta • (404) 874-7147

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insiteatlanta.com • March 2017 • PG 11

INsite Atlanta March 2017 Issue  

Atlanta's Entertainment Monthly featuring our annual Saint Patrick's Day guide along with interviews with Duran Duran, Harlem Globetrotters...

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