Atlanta events festivals in March, including St Patricks Day parade

Atlanta Events + Festivals 

Weekend Guide for March 14 – 17, 2019

From green beer to fun runs, parades and science festivals, there is definitely a little something for everyone on this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  See the full line up below…

Atlanta Science Festival 2019

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Atlanta Science Festival

When: March 9-23

Where: Various locations

Cost: Most events are free, some are paid

Details: The science behind the scenes at Clorox, what happens to your water before it reaches your cup, and the astrobiology of Star Wars—this festival of more than 100 lectures, tours, and showcases around Atlanta is said to be the “biggest interactive family science event.”

Shamrock-n-Roll Road Race

When: March 16

Where: Atlantic Station

Details:  The 5K and 10K take off at 8:30 a.m. with the Kids 1K at 10 a.m.  Dogs and strollers are allowed in this fun run that benefits the Junior League of Atlanta. Get the full scoop.

Atlanta St Patricks Day Parade in Downtown Midtown

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 16 @ 12 noon

Where: Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta

Cost: Free

Details: Bagpipes, drums, drill teams, and floats will be traveling through Midtown to celebrate Irish heritage at “one of the country’s oldest parades.” Don’t forget to wear green and get there early for the best spot!

St Pattys Day Pub Crawl in Atlanta's Virginia Highland neighborhood

St. Patrick’s Day “Kegs & Eggs” Bar Tour

When: March 14-17

Where: Virginia Highland

Cost: $15 to $30

Details: Join the early risers in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a Pub Crawl Brunch Party at nine different bars and restaurants in Virginia Highlands. With your ticket, you’ll receive a complimentary themed Irish/Brunch beverages, drink specials, and other Irish themed food specials, party beads and more.

The Lucas Brothers

When: March 14-17

Where: Laughing Skull Lounge

Cost: $25 to $33

Details: Comedians Keith and Kenny Lucas (identical twins!) are bringing their comedic talents to Midtown Atlanta this weekend.  The brothers have appeared in 22 Jump StreetLady DynamiteThe Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, and now have their own standup special on Netflix.



Stay tuned for next week’s guide to festivals and events!