What to do for St. Patrick's Day in Georgia

Celebrate St. Paddy's on Perry with the family for free in Lawrenceville

A free family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day event is in store for residents of Lawrenceville. The annual St. Paddy's on Perry celebration is happening in the Gwinnett County city’s historic downtown square March 14.

Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, the City of Lawrenceville, McCray's Tavern Lawrenceville and Local Republic invites guests to join the tradition of fun, food and music.

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Irish food, beer and games like ax throwing are in store as well as kid-friendly activities including face painting, inflatables and balloon artists.

“The fun starts at 3 pm, offering plenty of time to shop at our many unique stores around the Square, while enjoying live entertainment our stage in the middle of Perry Street. You'll find fun activities for the whole family at St. Paddy's on Perry!!” reads the event description.

Last year’s event was a block party that included games of cornhole and a luck of the Irish best dressed contest. McCray’s Tavern, located on Perry Street, plans to offer drink specials throughout the day along with exclusive Irish menus, contests, live music and prizes.

Local Republic has yet to announce St. Patrick’s Day details, but the eatery, which opened its doors in 2011, will be sure to remain true to its name and purpose by offering locally sourced options from its “thoughtfully crafted menus that focus on showcasing handmade, authentic recipes behind the bar and in the kitchen,” according to the Facebook about page.

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St. Paddy's on Perry
3 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, March 14
City of Lawrenceville 

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