It’s time to break out your green gear! St. Patrick’s Day in just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than in Tennessee with some freshly-poured pints of Guinness, parades, and music festivals? If you’re looking for a festive way to honor Irish heritage this St. Patty’s Day, Tennessee has just what you’re looking for. Here are 8 great ways to celebrate.
The Honest Pint Irish kitchen and pub is a fantastic restaurant in Chattanooga to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Their traditional Irish fare and wide variety of beer selections are delicious, so come hungry and thirsty. If you aren’t the adventurous type, don’t worry. There are plenty of traditional American selections as well.
What better way to spend the holiday than attending the annual Silky Sullivan St. Patrick’s Day Parade, that’s been running for over four decades. Don’t forget to wear green and bring all your family members and friends to this free event. While watching the parade you’re sure to see many floats, cars, bands and more!
If you’d like to approach this Irish holiday with style and class, then go for a bite to eat at the Brass Door in Memphis. Their unique menu will provide for an authentic yet delicious experience. Make sure to try the shepherd’s pie, a classic favorite, or the Irish Breakfast at this upscale and original restaurant.
McNamara’s in Nashville is a restaurant the prides itself in being a true and traditional Irish pub. This is the place to go if you’re looking for a classic Irish experience. On the restaurant’s walls. you’ll find Gaelic memorabilia, historical photos and other Irish décor. Try the Caledonia Scotch eggs or the corned beef bites for an unforgettable dining experience.
Maybe you don’t want to do anything too crazy, but still want to subtly celebrate. If so, check out the Greenhouse Bar in Nashville. This spot is as “green” as it gets. You’ll be surrounded by plant life as you sip on your drinks!
The Sprock ‘n’ Roll party bikes in Memphis are the perfect holiday option for those who can’t decide on just one bar to visit. Gather a group of friends and book one of these pedal taverns to ensure you’ll see it all this St. Patrick’s Day.
If you’d like to celebrate this holiday but have a pretty busy schedule, sign up for this virtual 5K! This 5K benefits the National Hemophilia Foundation and can be completed anywhere and anytime during the month of March. Like most 5K’s you’ll still receive a completion medal after you report your time!
For a laid-back approach to celebrating St. Paddy’s, go to Painting with a Twist in Chattanooga to learn how to paint a piece of celebratory artwork. Bring your own wine for a little bit of liquid inspiration!