St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. I don’t know about you, but I love this “holiday.” It’s a fun one for me because there are no expectations. If we forget it, it’s okay–nobody is worse for the wear. If we celebrate it, EVERYONE in the family has fun.
St. Patrick’s Day Fun at Home
For me, simple activities are better. If one of my older kids wants to make it more complicated, they are welcome to do just that. If you like more complicated crafts, you can add any and all flair to these basic ideas and make it your own.
Here’s what I (and some of our followers on periscope) suggest.
One suggestion I would make for the shake is start with 1/8 tsp of peppermint extract and then add to taste!
St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations around Town
St. Paul’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Friday, March 17. Noon. Rice Park. FREE)
St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration (Friday, March 17. 10 am-5 pm. Landmark Center. $5-$7)
- Minneapolis’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Friday, March 17. 7:30 pm. Marquette Ave. Free). Note: The parade route REVERSED this year running North to South along Marquette Ave. starting at South 6th Street and concluding at South 11th Street.
- Lucky Shamrock Party (Saturday, March 18.1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Totally Kids Furniture. Free)
- Irish Day of Dance (Sunday, March 19. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Landmark Center. $5-$7)
- Irish Heritage Weekend (Saturday-Sunday, March 18-19. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. James J. Hill House $6-$10)