St. Patty’s in Chatty {2018}

You don’t have to be Irish or Catholic or a lover of green beer or pinching folks to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! If you are looking for something for the whole family to do, then you are a lucky leprechaun because Chattanooga has some great family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day festivities! So don some green, get out there and have fun!

St. Chatty’s Day Parade/Party on the Parkway

March 17, 2018 

The annual St. Chatty’s Day Parade is on March 17 at 1pm, followed by the 5th annual St. Paddy’s Day Party on the Parkway at 3pm. Both benefit Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block.

The parade route begins on Passenger Street, takes a right onto Main Street, right at Market Street, right onto Houston ending at Warehouse Row. At 3pm, The Honest Pint presents Party on the Parkway, a massive street party designed to showcase and promote local and regional musicians, and celebrate the tradition of St. Patrick’s Day.

Admission to the party is $15 through March 16 and $20 at the gate. A Jameson VIP package is available for $45 offering guests private restrooms, VIP tasting and an event T-shirt.

Click here for more information.

A Kids Zone is scheduled from 3 to 6pm at the event.

Live music will be provided by Strung Like a Horse, Slim Pickins, Danimal Planet, The Molly Maguires, Kerchief, Dead Testaments, Ashley & The X’s, SunSap, Over Easy, Monday Night Social and various Sidewalk Stages buskers.

Guests can use a free pub shuttle that will travel from several locations on the Southside, North Shore and downtown.

Shamrock City

March 10, 11, 17 & 28, 2018 | 8:30am-5pm.

Looking for the luck of the Irish? Visit Rock City’s 11th annual Irish celebration and festival — Shamrock City! This premiere St. Patrick’s Day event includes live Irish music, Irish jig lessons, Irish food, specialty beer, dance performances, costumed characters, and fun for the whole family! You can even see the High Falls flowing green!
Admission: Adults $22.95, Children 3-12 $12.95 (or FREE with valid annual pass)
Phone: (706) 820-2531
Location: Lookout Mountain at Rock City
More information found here.

If you are looking for something more low-key or just can’t get out of the house easily with lots of kids (like me!), just send your kids outside to search for four-leaf clovers! It will keep them busy for hours! Or get inspired to make some cute crafts and tasty green treats! Here are a few festive ideas from Pinterest:

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