Are you planning a St. Patrick’s Day party? Whether you’re hosting a festive gathering on St. Patrick’s day with friends or throwing a low-key family celebration this weekend after your local parade, we’ve gathered some of our favourite St. Patrick’s Day recipes, decor ideas, and activities.
Party Inspiration for St. Patrick’s Day
From an assortment of rainbow foods to traditional Irish fare, there’s something for everyone! And if you’re looking to add some personal decor touches to your St. Patrick’s Day festivities, you’ll find some inspiring DIY decorations that will level up your celebration.
We’ve also rounded up some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities that are perfect for keeping little ones entertained!
A few of our family traditions for St. Patrick’s Day include making green foods, rainbow pancakes, dressing in green, and baking Irish soda bread! We hope you have a great time, whichever way you enjoy St. Paddy’s Day. And as the Irish blessing goes, “May peace and plenty bless your world, with a joy that long endures. And may all life’s passing seasons bring the best to you and yours.”
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Delicious St. Patrick's Day Party Recipes
We're keeping things easy and delicious this St. Patrick's Day. We love festive foods that celebrate the holiday with Irish flavours and colours.
Irish soda bread is a delicious, no yeast bread that's ready for the oven in about 5 minutes. Its dense yet soft, biscuit like texture and golden brown crust gives this bread a rustic flavor that just can't be beat.
This 4-ingredient potato soup comes together in 30 minutes or less, takes minimal effort, and requires almost no cooking experience! Each bite is rich, creamy, and ultra-smooth. It’s the perfect comfort food!
Looking for an easy and delicious St. Patrick's Day treat kids will love! These Rainbow Fruit Kabobs are a great way to add colour to your dessert table and their a hit with little ones.
DIY St. Patrick's Day Party Decorations and Fun Activities for The Whole Family
Feeling festive this St. Patrick's Day? Why not add colourful decorations to your celebrations. These DIY St. Patrick's Day party decor ideas are sure to inspire you! What about favours and activities? We've rounded up some great ideas for you too.
Add a little fantasy flair to your St. Patrick’s celebrations with this adorable mini leprechaun mail activity. This DIY mini leprechaun mail activity is a fun and simple craft that can be easily adapted to suit any age group.
Emily Smith is the Editor of The Best of This Life who has been writing in the lifestyle niche and creating delicious recipes for over 10 years. Her work has been featured on BRIT + CO, Today's Parent, Chatelaine, Huffington Post, The Pioneer Woman, and Food Bloggers of Canada. She writes about family, food, entertaining, home decor, wellness, travel and a litany of other topics. She loves sharing her three core values - love life, live well, share the beauty - and encourages her readers to enjoy the best of their lives every day. She lives in Ottawa with her loving husband, two darling children, and dreams of one day owning a puppy.