5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

These St. Patrick’s Day ideas are better than a pot of gold

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. People of all backgrounds enjoy getting dressed up to go to parades across the country or going out with friends. Here are a few fun ways to celebrate the Feast of St. Patrick this year in Connecticut.

  1. Parades, parades, parades! St Patrick's Day Parade Get your green outfits ready and attend your local St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

    Stamford St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 7 at 12 noon

    Greater Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 14 at 11 am.

    Milford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 14 at 1 pm.

    New London St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 15 at 1pm

    Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 15 at 1:30 pm.

  2. Learn about St. Patrick and Ireland Irish landscape, Cliffs At Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, learn about Irish history, famine, and art. Enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day Board Painting Night they offer. For more information, visit their website, here.
  3. Family Fun and Crafts DIY leprechaun trap with gold coins, rainbow and green ladder St Patricks Day background. From four leaf clovers to rainbows to leprechaun-inspired paintings there are plenty of St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas that are sure to get everyone in the spirit of the holiday. Here’s a few green and gold DIY creations you can try.
  4. Make Sweet Treats Rainbow pot of gold St Patricks Day cupcake No holiday is complete without a sweet treat. you can make a basic box cake and dye the cake or frosting with green food dye. Bake green sugar cookies, mint chocolate chip cookies…almost all your favorite deserts can be made with a green twist! Spend some of the day in the kitchen baking these sweet treats!
  5. Road Races Women jogging in in St Patrick's Day Run wearing green tutu skirts and official tee-shirts and other green accessories The Shamrock Shuffle, O’Shenanigans and other road races around Connecticut offer a healthy tradition for St. Patrick’s Day. Join them in your town, and you’ll feel guilt-free when you sit down to enjoy a post-race green sweet treat!

-Myana Mallory

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