Who doesn't like a little luck of the Irish? Find your Irish this St. Patrick's Day in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
With Piedmont Park and the Atlanta skyline serving as the backdrop the green beer will be flowing. There will be live bands and DJ's all day. Buy tickets in advance. In addition to the March 18, 2 p.m. Luckyfest, there’s Lucky Night on Friday, March 17 and Lucky Brunch from 11-1 p.m. on March 18.
2-11 p.m. March 18. $10-44 advance. Park Tavern, 500 10th St. N.E., Atlanta.
St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Block Party
Come out the Block Party at Fadó Irish Pub in Buckhead. On Friday, March 17, there will be live music outdoors, a beer garden, and cocktail stations. Must be 21-and-older to attend the event.
Noon March17. $20, packages and deals available. Fadó Irish Pub, 273 Buckhead Ave.,
Suwanee Beer Fest
Hops and barley continue to be the lifeblood of St. Paddy’s Day. Appropriately enough, this indulgence in brew takes place just two days after the holiday. Guests will converge on Town Center Park and sample more than 300 American craft beers. There’ll also be food from vendors: Think pizza, tacos, barbecue, lobster rolls and more. A cornhole tournament, giant Jenga and other games will keep competitive drinkers busy, and bands Rodeo Twister and Fulkinetic will play live.
1-5 p.m. March 18. Tickets range from $45 for early birds through $60 for day of show. VIP package: $110, $10 for designated driver tickets. Suwanee Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave.,
Raising of the Green
For the folks at Art Station performing arts center in Stone Mountain Village, St. Patrick’s Day means more than just a reason to wear green. That’s when they host their annual fundraiser. Raising of the Green invites guests to partake in samples from area restaurants and sip on gratis green beer. Peruse the live and silent auctions, which will offer theater tickets, restaurant gift certificates and more. Musicians will provide the live soundtrack. Feeling the luck of the Irish? Then you might take home the $1,000 raffle prize.
6-10 p.m. March 17. $20 advance; $25 at the door. Art Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain.