30 Adult Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activities

St. Patrick’s Day has a reputation for being a fun kid’s holiday, but it’s also an awesome ADULT holiday! There are several things you can do to make St. Patrick’s Day one of those holidays you never forget (in a good way).

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30 Adult Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activities

  1. Throw a house party! Invite the neighbors or coworkers over for a fun night of St. Patty’s Day fun.
  2. Dress up like a leprechaun! Have a fun day at work where everyone dresses up as a leprechaun. Best costume gets all the gold.
  3. Create a punch that includes multiple green beverages. See who can choke down their drink the fastest.
  4. Play musical chairs at your St. Patrick’s Day Party. You thought this game was fun as kids, wait until you play as adults.
  5. Have a cabbage eating contest. See who can eat the most cabbage. The winner? They get taken out for a real meal, after their stomach heals.
  6. Play a game of poker, but use gold coins instead of real money. The winner gets taken out for drinks.
  7. Adult bingo! Make a St. Patty’s Day version of Bingo.
  8. Play a game of charades. The only rule is that the theme has to stay St. Patty’s themed
  9. Craft day with the ladies! St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect chance to have a craft day with the ladies. The guys can have a guy’s night out drinking lots and lots of Irish Beers.
  10. Spend the evening creating your own adult St. Patty’s day beverages. No rules apply.
  11. Give these 6 St. Patrick’s Day adult drinks a try.
  12. Truth or dare Irish style. There are no rules to this game, wimps need not apply.
  13. Come up with the best St. Patrick’s Day themed song before drinking starts and then come up with the best song AFTER the drinking stops.
  14. Make your favorite St. Patrick’s Day desserts. Don’t worry, calories don’t count.
  15. Beer tasting! Spend the whole night tasting new beers that you’ve never tried before.
  16. Pin the Shamrock on the Leprechaun. Make this as fun as you can.
  17. A game of basketball where all players are wearing top hats.
  18. Have a dinner party. Everyone has to dress up in all green and only green drinks and food are served.
  19. Gold coin hunt. Send everyone on a hunt to find the most gold coins. The winner gets a cash prize.
  20. Hot Potato St. Patty’s Day style. When the music stops on you, you HAVE to take a shot.
  21. Have a contest for the “greenest” person at the party. Everyone else has to treat this person like a king or queen all night.
  22. Have a contest for who has the best Irish accent. This game could go on and on and on.
  23. Love Irish food? Throw a contest and see who’s really the best cook in the land.
  24. See who can blow up the most green balloons in five minutes.
  25. Dress up. Gather in teams and pick one culprit. The culprit has to get dressed up like a leprechaun and their teammates are in charge!
  26. See who can make the grossest food item of all. The rule is that all food items have to be made out of something green. You can also see who can create the best St. Patty’s Day dish out of these items.
  27. Play music! See who has the most musical talent when it comes to Irish tunes.
  28. Race for the gold. Hold mini races and see who can win the most gold coins.  The only catch is these gold coins are real. You are literally running for the money!
  29. Car decorating contest. See who can decorate the cars the best in St. Patty’s Day décor.
  30. See who can draw the best four leaf clover after a shot with their eyes closed. No cheating.As you can see, there is a lot of fun behind St. Patty’s Day adult activities. Enjoy these activities as much as you can on the very greenest day of the year.



  1. robin masshole mommy says

    These all sound so fun! I definitely want to try a few of these with my hubby!

  2. Catherine Sargent says

    These all sound like fun ideas. This year I am going to go out with a few friends.

  3. I do not really celebrate St. Patrick’s day but I do think I’d enjoy a green treat or drink on it. My kids do seem to like it too.

  4. Claudia Krusch says

    These are great ways to celebrate St Patricks day. We are hoping to have a BBQ at our house if the weather allows.

  5. I have to work this year on St Patrick’s day. I like to go meet up with friends for a few green beers.

  6. I have some friends who go crazy for St. Patrick’s Day! I will have to share this with them!!!

  7. What fun ideas. I think of St. Patrick’s Day as an adult holiday, but everything on Pinterest is geared to kids. Thanks for sharing.

  8. All of these sound like so much fun. I really dont make a big deal out of this holiday but maybe I will this year.

  9. I love to put together things to do at parties and some of these are awesome for that. Definitely keeping this in mind!

  10. Musical chairs is always fun no matter how old you are!

  11. I love all of these! Such fun ideas, it’s been a while since we have had some adult St. Paddy’s fun. LOL.

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