Every on 17th march, Americans celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day to honor the Ireland heritage. Parades, food and partying a part of the celebrations. This day is widely celebrated outside of Ireland than inside.
If you don’t want this holiday go by just like that and want to do something special, there is a whole list of ideas to get started with.
This is what you can do:
Make a DIY Craft
Gather all the kids at home and make a DIY craft. Perhaps those good old St. Patrick hats. Even though the celebration is over, you will have a cute holiday decoration that you can spread around the house as a memory.
Bake Something At Home and Make It Green
We all have heard of red velvet cupcakes why not make them green this year? Or it could be anything with green. This would be a perfect way of ringing in the holiday.
Watch a Movie Together
You may not have a lot of choices when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day movies like Christmas movies but there are still a bunch of good ones you can watch together with your family. Some names include Sing Street, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, In The Name Of the Father, and Bloody Sunday.
These movies will walk your family through the history of the day and develop more appreciation for it.
Make DIY St. Patrick’s Day Cards
The best and easiest way of brightening up someone else’s days is to make them a DIY card. You can make them for your grandparents, people at the local church or even kids at a hospital. This would bring big smiles on their faces.
Spend your day in an Irish Bar
Austin is filled with amazing Irish bars and pubs where Irish specialty food is served along with some celebration. Your options include:
- Lavaca Street Bar Rock Rose (They serve special food all day)
- Jack and Ginger’s Irish Pub (They have live music, green bear and some Irish culinary specials)
- Delysia Chocolatier (They are known for organizing different food tasting events)
Have a Cup of Irish Coffee
Irish coffee is one of the tastiest festive drinks. Look for delicious recipes online especially the ones that are made from brown sugar. They are the sweetest. Most recipes include a generous amount of Irish whiskey. It’s the secret ingredient to the very taste.
Listen To Some Irish Poetry
Some of the most well-renowned poets were born in Ireland. The work of Samuel Beckett, W.B Yeats, and Seamus Heaney is very inspiring. All of them are available on Spotify.
Watch Football and Gaelic Hurling
Each year, on St. Patrick’s Day, championship games for these two sports are hosted in Ireland. They are two of the most unique sports to the country. If you can watch them the Irish way, it will be a fun experience.
With these ideas, you will have a holiday worth remembering. If you need a ride to visit one of the bars or any other location in Austin to enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day, get in touch with Top Ride Limo. They are known for providing quality transport services. Plus, you will be riding in style!