As Mamas, our days of spending late nights out drinking green beer maybe gone…but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your Irish fortune. Whether you plan to spend St. Patrick’s day at home or out chasing rainbows; this guide to Family Friendly St. Patrick’s Day in Austin is sure to bring you lots of leprechaun luck!Read more for ideas on how to make your March 17 shamROCK!

With littles, its sometimes easier to create magic at home. So grab your pot of crafting gold and lets cook up some fun. Creating your own St. Patricks Day party at home is a fun way to involve your kiddos and make the day magical.

  • Patrick’s Day themed craft kits for creating shamrock decorations or leprechaun hats.
  • Green-themed baking supplies for making festive treats like shamrock cookies or green cupcakes.
  • DIY scavenger hunt kits with clues related to Irish folklore or St. Patrick’s Day traditions for an exciting family activity.

Now, let’s say you want to get out and explore the four leafed clovers.

Check out these ideas for family fun:

  • Bagpipe Concert – St. Patrick’s Day Bagpipe Concert in the Park, held at Katherine Fleischer Park (2106 Klattenhoff Dr, Austin, TX 78728). This event brings together talented bagpipers who fill the air with traditional Irish tunes. It’s a unique and enjoyable experience that truly captures the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. The event starts at 7pm.
  • Mozart’s Coffee and the Irish Dance Center presents: St. Patrick’s Day Family Festival a FREE fun-filled day of St. Patrick’s Day activities for the whole family! There will be Irish Dance performances from the Irish Dance Center, face painting, music, dancing, special café and drink menu items, and more!
  • Luck of the Irish Event-Hill Country Galleria-Join us on St. Patrick’s Day for our free family event – you can expect live music from the O’Malarkey band, a dance lesson from InishFree School of Irish Dance Austin, treasure for the kids from a leprechaun, and special promotions from our local restaurants (check back next week for a full list). Come in your green, ready to celebrate!


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