St. Patty’s in Chatty


You don’t have to be Irish or Catholic or a lover of green beer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! If you are looking for something for the whole family to do, then you are a lucky leprechaun! 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

March 12, 2016 | 12-2 p.m.

Celebrate the traditional St. Patrick’s Day with more than 40 participants parading through downtown Chattanooga from Market Street, across the Market Street Bridge up Frazier Avenue to Coolidge Park. Proceeds benefit Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block.

Admission: Free
Phone: (423) 757-5259
Location: Downtown Chattanooga to North Shore

Shamrock City

March 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2016 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Looking for the luck of the Irish? Visit Rock City’s 9th 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
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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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