St. Patricks day is celebrated each year on the 17th of march. This day is celebrated in honour of the patron saint of Ireland St. Patrick, who was credited with having introduced Ireland to Christianity. St. Patricks is a revered figure in Ireland, and this day has been declared as a feast day by the Church. Though St Patricks day is an Irish festival, this day is celebrated with enthusiasm throughout the world, both by Irish folk and non Irish folk.
One of the major reasons for the popularity of this festival is that St. Patricks day is one of the few festivals that allow people to celebrate without any restrictions. St. Patricks day has slowly taken on a more secular look with people celebrating this day by partying with friends and family. St. Patrick’s Day is a fun occasion to plan a party, and if you are planning on throwing a fun filled St. Patricks Day party you are going to need some great ideas to make our guests enjoy the party. Here we have some amazing St.Patricks day party ideas that you can use to brighten up your party.
St. Patricks Day Party Ideas
St. Patrick’s Day parties is all about being Irish and green, if your are planning on a party you should include shamrocks, leprechauns, green beer and have your guests dress up in green costumes and wear green hats.
Theme:- The first step in planning a great St. Patricks day party is to choose the theme. On St. Patricks Day everyone is Irish, so it’s natural that your party theme should be Irish and green. You need to inform your guest about your party theme in advance so that they can prepare for the party. Ensure that your decorations and invitation match your theme.
Party invitations: Choose your St. Patricks day party invitations to match your party theme. You can prepare shamrock shaped invitation cards out of green paper and add Irish stickers or Irish hat images on them with golden lettering for a great Irish invitation; you can also add Irish quotes on the invitation to set the mood for the perfect St. Patricks Day party. Ensure that you mention the dress code on the party invite to ensure that people are prepared for your party.
Party decorations: Decorate your house with green colour St. Patricks Day decorations like green colour balloons, door decorations, door mats, banners and steamers. You can decorate the entrance of your party venue or house with Irish banners and flags. You can also add table decorations and chair decorations along with an amazing shamrock or golden pot centrepiece to your decorations. You can also use plastic leprechaun hats that can be used to decorate your door and wall to give your home a festive touch.
Party menu: When planning a St. Patricks Day party, its best to choose finger food or party food that has an Irish touch to it. You can treat your party guests to an Irish buffet of corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, shepherd’s pie, colcannon and Irish soda bread. Having green beer or other traditional Irish beverages like Irish whiskey or green party cocktails is a great St. Patricks Day part Idea. You can also serve your guests green desserts like shamrock cookies, pistachio cake or green cupcakes. For those guests who don’t drink, you can serve them green mock tails or shakes.
Party Games: Having party games during your St. Patricks Day party is a great idea as it keeps guests entertained. You can have your guests play traditional Irish games like pin the shamrock on the Leprechaun, passing hot potatoes, St. Patrick’s Day scramble or you can have some amazing drinking games organized for your guests. These party games will not only keep the adults entertained, but are also a great way of keeping kids engaged. You can also arrange some funny games for couples so that they can enjoy the party together.
Party Thanks: When throwing a party many people forget that it is equally important to thank the guests who took the time to attend your St. Patricks Day party. Always thank the guests who have attended your St. Patrick day party and let them know that they have made your day by their presence. Thanks them for their blessings on the auspicious day .A great way of thanking guest is by giving them party favours like chocolates, shamrocks cards, green carnations, leprechaun hats, shamrock glasses or green candles as a token of appreciation.
These are some of the St. Patricks Day Party Ideas that you can use when planning a party this year. These St. Patricks Day Party Ideas will ensure that you and your guests have a blast and remember your party for a long time to come.