4 fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s day in Auburn this year

Irish Bred Pub
The Irish Bred Pub. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

St. Patty’s day will definitely look a little different this year, but there are still ways to make it fun without big parades. These days it is the small joys in life, like enjoying a holiday, that make each day count. Get your best green gear gathered, because we have highlighted 4 unique ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s day in Auburn this year.

1. Celtic Traditions St. Patrick’s Day dance party

Luckily, we have our very own local Irish dance studio right in town. Celtic Traditions is offering a dance party from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on March 19th. Come dressed in green and ready to learn a classic Irish jig to embrace this fun holiday. Make sure to reserve a spot on their website so you don’t miss out on this cool opportunity. Plus, it’s totally free!

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2. Get a cup of St. Patty’s Day themed coffee

Mama Mocha'S Latte
Mama Mocha’s Irish creme latte. Photo via Mama Mocha’s facebook

Mama Mocha’s always has festive food and drinks, and it is one of most beloved coffee shops in Auburn. Come get this green four-leaf clover coffee all month long while they offer it. This quick and fun activity could really brighten up anybody’s St. Patrick’s Day. A simple change like swapping your regular cup of coffee for an Irish creme latte is all it really takes to celebrate this year.

3. Virtual stout cake decorating class

Stout Cake Class
Virtual Stout Cake Workshop flyer. Photo via allevents.in website

This covid safe option ensures a St Patty’s party right inside your own home. Sign up for a virtual workshop to learn how to make a traditional Irish chocolate stout cake on March 14th. The fee to join includes all supplies needed and shipping right to your door. Visit the sign up page for more details on what all is needed to participate. The whole house can get in on the fun and join together in the spirit of things!

4. Grab a beer at the Irish Bred Pub

What would St. Patrick’s Day be without drinking a cold Guinness? Lucky number 4 on the list of ways to celebrate this year in Auburn is to head on over to our local Irish Bred Pub and immerse yourself into the culture of this holiday. You will feel like you’re basically in Dublin in this authentic restaurant and bar! Grab a beer with some good friends and cheers to a happy St. Patrick’s Day.

There are definitely still exciting and unique ways to celebrate St. Patty’s Day this year, even if you have to get creative. The simple and small joys in life have become especially important to communities around the world, and we feel no differently here in Auburn. Whether its grabbing a drink, dancing, or baking– you are sure to have a great St. Patrick’s Day with these fun things.


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