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St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday this year but celebrations are not only happening on March 17th but all weekend long.

You will have plenty of opportunities to wear green and catch the luck of the Irish! If you’re like us and will probably be celebrating at home with the kids, try some of the ideas we found on Pinterest for even more St Patty’s fun.

Festivals

County Sumner Irish Festival (Map)

The 2019 County Sumner Irish Festival takes place Saturday, March 9, from 10am-4pm at Bledsoe’s Fort Historical Park amid the gentle rolling hills of Castalian Springs, Tennessee. Admission into the event is $10/vehicle. Click the video at the top of the page for a fun look at last year’s County Sumner Irish Festival!

The County Sumner Irish Festival is anchored around an authentic Irish stone cottage built by Irish immigrant Hugh Rogan here in Sumner County in the late 1790s! Along with tours of the Irish cottage, live Irish music is a highlight of this event: The Def Leprechaun Band, Four Leaf Peat, and Kettle of Fish will have you toe-tapping and dancing along to authentic Irish tunes! (Please bring chairs and blankets for seating as this is an outdoor event.)

The Nashville Gaelic Athletic Club brings Gaelic football and hurling to the fields of the park along with an exhibition game that is sure to entertain!

A costume contest will determine the best dressed who embodies the Irish/Celtic spirit! Prizes will be announced as the event draws nearer.

Food trucks, local craft beer from Half Batch Brewing, vendors, and so much more make for a day of merriment at the 2019 County Sumner Irish Festival!

Stay tuned for more information to be posted on this page about food, vendors, and more!

Interested vendors can request an application by emailing sue@visitsumnertn.com.

Saturday March 9  10AM – 4PM

Cost : $10 per vehicle

57th Annual Irish Day Celebration – Erin, TN (MAP)
Located 90 minutes west of downtown, there is a full week of festivities that culminates with a parade and carnival on March 16th, 2019.

St. Patrick’s Day on Beale Street – Memphis, TN (MAP)
Take a  trip to Memphis and see the 46th Annual Silky Sullivan St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
March 16 2019 @ 12PM

 

Fun Runs

Gallatin Shamrock Run – Calvin Short Football Field (MAP)
Saturday March 9, 2019  Registration begins at 6:30 AM. 10 K starts at 7:15AM and the 5K begins at 7:30AM
Register HERE.

St. Patrick’s Day Music City Half, 10k And 5k Run – (MAP)

Saturday March 16, 2019.   Registration begins at 6:30 AM. Half Marathon starts at 8AM, Lucky Dog 1 Mile Wag ‘n Walk starts at 8:05AM, 10K starts at 8:30AM and the 5K begins at 8:35AM.

 

Irish Pubs

There are several Irish Pubs in and around Nashville that will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day too. Here is a list, but be sure to call ahead for celebration details and to ensure events are family friendly before you head out with the kids.

 

More St Patrick’s Day Special Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

About Lauren Breeze

Lauren Breeze
Lauren is a transplant from Texas and has become a local tourist exploring the area with her two children. She loves to discover new places in Nashville to share with others.

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