10 Fresh Party Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016

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Celebrate the Luck o' the Irish with these inspiring party ideas for St. Patrick's Day. From green treats to touches of gold, you'll love these festive celebration tips.

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Lucky Charms Treats
Why should Rice Krispies have all the fun? Break out the marshmallow clovers and cover them with melted marshmallow for a treat that will have leprechauns young old seeing rainbows everywhere they look.
St. Patrick Day Party Printables
Luck o' the Irish Party Table and Printables

Who needs stale soda bread and questionable corned beef? Instead, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a buffet of holiday sweets. The requisite shamrocks, good-luck charms and rainbows make it festive and they even come from a package of pre-designed printables. 

St Patricks Day Rag Wreath
Scrap-Happy Spring Wreath 

Smaller bits of newspaper get rescued from the scrap heap with this easy DIY wreath. Paper leaves are cut, covered with Mod Podge and glued into a wreath.

Green Velvet Cupcakes with Mint Buttercream Frosting
Green Velvet Cupcakes with Mint Buttercream Frosting

These are just as amazing as they sound! I would eat every single one of these if I went to a party serving them. This recipe is perfect for St. Patrick's Day Parties but it is also very dangerous, don't say I didn't warn you! Find the Green Velvet Cupcake Recipe at Fantastic Eats!
Folded Paper Rainbow Garland
Adorable Rainbow Garland for the Kiddies

This eye-catching extra has a secret: It keeps kids quiet. Designed with little ones in mind, the garland is made by simply folding pretty paper.
Get the free rainbow paper garland tutorial from Mini-eco.
St Patricks Day Gumball Party Favors
Gumball Party Favors

Give your guests something to take with them. These gumball tubes decorated with green ribbon and St. Patrick's Day printables are just too cute!
You can find more about them at My Baking Addiction.
Shamrock Shake Copycat Recipe
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Copycat Shamrock Shake ™ 

With hints of mint, this fabulous copycat recipe for a Shamrock Shake will satisfy your cravings for the once a year treat. It’s a little bit like the McDonald’s seasonal standby, but without any mysterious ingredients. 
Find the Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe at No. 2 Pencil!
Leprechaun Hat Bowls made from Gladware Containers!
Leprechaun Hat Bowls

These are so clever! They are made from Gladware containers, just painted to look like leprechaun hats. Your guests will love these cute bowls and you can even give them away as favors.
St Patricks Day Game
Edible Rainbow Memory Game

Have a fun game using Hershey kisses and a few stickers. This will keep the kids busy for a bit, just don't let them eat too many!
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Display Now, Enjoy Throughout Spring

A pastel palette in cool green and blue hues makes this garland appropriate for St. Patrick’s Day, but also through the warmer months. It’s also a great way to use craft paper.

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