Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner on March 17th. Although the holiday began as a celebration of St. Patrick and the spread of Christianity in Ireland, St. Patrick’s day is widely celebrated around the world by the Irish and non-Irish alike.
Typically, Saint Patrick’s Day is a day of parades, partying, and all things green. Although St. Patrick’s day may look a bit different this year with COVID, you can certainly still safely join in on the fun.
We’ve compiled a simple guide to a perfect St. Patrick’s day party.
- Host a PutterBall Tournament
St. Patrick’s Day is a perfect reason to get together with others. This year, impress your family or friends by hosting a game of PutterBall. PutterBall is a combination of golf and beer pong and will be sure to spark a little friendly competition among your group. The game is simple: Divide into 2 teams with the mat in the center. Using the putter, try to hit the golf ball into the holes. The first team to successfully fills all 6 holes wins. PutterBall is a crowd favorite. It’s easy to learn, simple to set up, and can be enjoyed by any and all ages. Try it out this St Patrick’s Day and see what the hype is about!
- Cook Traditional Dishes and Desserts
In addition to drinking, St. Patrick’s Day is a day of feasting on traditional dishes and festive desserts. This holiday, try baking Irish Soda Bread, a traditional Irish loaf that has been around for thousands of years. Irish Soda Bread is simple to make and only includes flour, baking soda, milk, and salt. If you’re not into baking, you can try cooking traditional Irish Corn Beef and Cabbage. You can even get the kids involved by making festive green cupcakes or a leprechaun cake. The food will be sure to impress your guests.
- Listen to Irish Music and Irish Dance
What better way to get into the holiday spirit than listening to Irish music. Play some Irish music at your get together to create the perfect environment. You can even try out a little Irish Dance with friends. Listen to traditional Irish bagpipes or enjoy Irish bands such as U2, the Dubliners, or Thin Lizzy. You will get into the holiday spirit and feel like you’re in the streets of Ireland in no time.
- Have some Irish Beer
Adults, join in on the St. Patrick’s Day fun by enjoying a pint of a delicious Irish beer. Guinness is the most popular- with over millions being consumed each St. Patrick’s Day around the world! The Irish take their beer very seriously, and for good reason. Enjoy some beer during your game of PutterBall.
There you have it. With our guide to your St. Patrick’s Day party, , you are sure to throw an awesome get together this year. PutterBall, good eats and drinks, and festive music make for the perfect holiday party that will engage kids and adults.