St. Patrick’s Day is Tuesday March 17th this year and it is time to start planning for the wearing of the green. It is a day for everyone to claim that they are Irish. Host a fun-filled St. Patrick’s Day party for your family and friends with these great ideas.
Green is definitely the color that everyone thinks of for St. Patrick’s Day. Use the color throughout your party planning and you cannot go wrong. Craft your own invitations by cutting shamrocks out of green construction paper. Print the party information on one side and mail.
Have some green party hats and shamrock bead necklaces for your guests to wear. Everyone needs to wear green on this special day. Get some Irish music CDs to play in order to set the mood for your party.
If you are having a family friendly St. Patrick’s Day party then you may want to have a craft or activity that the youngest of guests can participate in. Create a clue hunt around the party area to find the hidden pot of gold or hide little leprechauns and award prizes for who can find the most. Printable St. Patrick’s Day party games are perfect for guests of all ages.
Food and drink is super important at a St. Patrick’s Day party. Corned beef and hash is a traditional meal to serve. Find a Boxty recipe and serve some yummy Irish potato pancakes to your guests. Colcannon is also a perfect dish to serve. Color the drinks with green food coloring.
Your guests are sure to have a great time celebrating their Irish heritage or just being able to claim they are Irish for the day. Hopefully these ideas will help you plan a great St. Patrick’s Day party.