Every year all over the world, St. Patrick’s Day or St. Paddy’s Day is celebrated on the 17th of March. What initialed as a feast for the patron saint of Ireland has now become a global festival with parades, dancing, music, delicious food and much more.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Ideas That Will Make The Day Fun And Enjoyable
When putting a party together for this day, you have to bring out all those elements which symbolize the spirit of the occasion. The first thing that comes to mind when organizing a St. Patrick Day party is the color green. It symbolizes this day so you might want to start off with getting decorations in various shades of green and placing them in different parts of the venue to bring on the mood of the occasion. Important decor items to buy are bunting banner, decorative fans, garland decoration, glitter cutouts as they will make the venue spectacular. Invitations you select should also be green in color. Pots of gold can be used to decorate the table and bring on the luck of the Irish to all guests attending the party.
Shamrocks are a very important part of the day’s celebrations. It is a three leaf clover symbolizing the trinity so be sure to incorporate them in the decor and items that you are displaying on the walls, tables or using in gifts such as tags and cards. You can also bake shamrock cookies and decorate them with green toppings. Shamrock fountains are the perfect means to add beauty and elegance to the venue.
Along with food, especially made to match the celebration, you can’t go serving it without green punch. There are many types of punch recipes to try out, which can be served to guests before the food serving begins.
The day is incomplete without St. Patrick’s Day costumes in the form of leprechaun suits. You can find suits available in a range of styles and varying shades of green. You can also opt for other items that have the national flag colors in them ranging from boxes, coasters to even wigs for the leprechaun suits.
Some Entertainment Tips
Games are an important part of the occasion. When kids come along, you need to keep them entertained. Give them different types of board games. Pots of gold can be used in a game that involves picking coins and other items from it. You might want to call on an entertainer who has devised tricks, especially for this occasion. You can also do various types of crafts such as make a pot of gold, shamrock painting, shamrock mask etc with the kids to enjoy the spirit of the occasion even further. Foods meant for kids on this day are green-iced cupcakes, brownies, and shamrock shakes.
Source by Susheel Tripathi