Do you want to know what your leprechaun’s name is? With these fun activities and games, you’ll be sure to make your St. Patrick’s Day party memorable.
Are you ready for March? It’s my birthday and my son’s Birthday, but we also have another celebration for the month of March; St. Paddy’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is more than just a day for green beer, parades, and leprechauns!
St. Patrick’s Day; What is it?
It’s the day to celebrate Irish culture on March 17th, and it’s a big part of our modern holiday traditions. On St. Patrick’s Day, many people wear green and hunt for leprechauns and their hidden pots of gold!
What is a Leprechaun?
Leprechauns are small mythical creatures from Irish folklore that are said to possess a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. The pool of gold is made up of coins, which they guard and protect with mischievous tricks and pranks.
St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas
St. Patrick’s Day is a popular day to party. It’s easy to set up a simple par.ty with a few friends. Here are some St. Patrick’s day games and a great way to celebrate this holiday.
- Green hats (Leprechaun hats)
- Gold coins
- Silly sunglasses
- Shamrock decorations
- Traditional Irish Music
- Fun Contests
- Leprechaun Name Generator
- Sensory Bin or toys
- Favorite Coloring Page
- Fun Name Game – St. Patrick’s day names
- Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
- St Patrick’s Day Printables
St. Patrick’s Day Party Games
Play games that involve hunting for leprechauns and their hidden gold! Here are a few ideas for a fun activity on the luckiest day of the year:
- Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt– Hide gold coins around the party area. The player who finds the most wins!
- Pin the Pot of Gold on the Rainbow- Just like pinning the tail on a donkey
- What is Your Leprechaun Name?- do you have a silly leprechaun name? This a fun game to find out what your leprechaun’s name is!
- Printable quiz – Simply download the printable game and answer the questions. When you’ve answered all of them, find out what your lucky leprechaun name is!
- Irish trivia – How much do you know about Ireland and St. Patrick’s Day? Test your knowledge with this fun trivia game!
- Leprechaun Limbo – Play this classic game but with a leprechaun-themed twist!
- Find the Rainbow – Hide a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. The player who finds it first wins!
- Follow the Clovers – Hide clovers around the party area and have the players follow them to find the pot of gold.
- Lucky Charms Challenge – See who can come up with the most creative way to use the marshmallows from Lucky Charms!
Treats and Fun Ideas or St. Patrick’s Day
In addition, you may also want to plan some tasty treats for your St. Patrick’s Day party. Some recipes include green food such as shamrock cookies, rainbow cupcakes, and even green popcorn. Whatever type of food you decide to serve, your friends and family will be sure to enjoy it.
Irish Food and Treats
So don’t forget – find out what your leprechaun’s name is with our fun quiz printable and add some extra sparkle of joy to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Pages and Printables (including a fun printable and St. Patrick’s day activity)
How to Catch a Leprechaun (with Printable Trap Activities)(Printable Party Games)