Let’s be honest, most people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with drinking and bar hopping. The increased levels of alcohol consumption make it an especially dangerous holiday for those celebrating or not. However, even if you do not want to risk it all on a drunken bar crawl, you can still get in on the St. Patrick’s Day fun. Here are 5 super fun and safe St. Patrick’s Day ideas!
Every holiday is an opportunity to get in touch with your artistic side and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. Your creative endeavor can be as simple as coloring a printable St. Patrick’s Day image for meditation or as complex as decorating your home with gratuitous shades of green.
Watch a Movie
Beat the crowds by checking out that movie you have been wanting to see. Chances are the theater will be near empty and you can get the perfect seat! Likewise, you can stay in and watch your favorite program.
Go To A Parade
Gather together and celebrate the day with a cheerful parade. Doing so is an excellent way to socialize and connect with your community. If you are not sure where to go, check your local sources for parades happing in your area.
Cook an Irish Meal
No holiday is complete without delicious food. This St. Paddy’s Day, try your hand at cooking an exquisite Irish meal. Corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, shepherd’s pie, all the Irish dishes you have always wanted to eat.
Make a Shamrock Shake
Forget McDonald’s … Make your own sweet and minty Shamrock Shake from the comfort of your home. Try adding avocado or leafy greens to turn the usual drunken rabble rousing completely on its head. Not only will your homemade shake have less sugar but will truly impress your friends!