Celebrate Irish culture at Atlanta's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Atlanta Irish Dance
Celebrate Irish culture at Atlanta's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Atlanta Irish Dance

Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend: St. Patrick's Day Parade, Scavenger Hunt

It's mid-March in Atlanta, and that can only mean it's time for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Headlining this weekend's list of great things to do with kids in the Atlanta area is the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, which begins at 15th and Peachtree streets on Saturday, complete with pipers, marching bands, Irish food, and more.

Elsewhere, families can enjoy a STEM-themed scavenger hunt along Atlanta's BeltLine, a tea party with your little princess in McDonough, children's theater, puppetry, and more.

The parade was, of course, scheduled long before the coronavirus outbreak in  the United States, so pay attention to Mommy Poppins and other media alerts for potential cancellations. 

Whatever you do this weekend, know that your friends at Mommy Poppins Atlanta will be with you throughout 2020 with updates on the best family happenings in the area. Check our events calendar for the most up-to-date events in Atlanta and beyond, and remember to sign up for our FREE newsletters to receive posts such as this right to your inbox.

Aurora Theater
128 East Pike St
Lawrenceville , GA 30046

Children's Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

Turner Field
655 Central Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30315

Atlanta BeltLine Trail
Atlanta, GA

Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Atlanta Saint Patrick's Day Parade
15th and Peachtree
Atlanta, GA 30301

Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30307

Starlite Family Fun Center of McDonough
425 Plaza Pkwy
McDonough, GA 30253

Wren's Nest
1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Lakeshore Learning
4287 Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30062

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA 30075
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