Since St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner (and somewhere over the rainbow) we're taking a trip down memory lane and sharing the best parties we've thrown for this magical little holiday. So, if you're needing some inspiration for your upcoming St. Patrick's Day party, you're in luck! Read on for Bonjour Fête-approved tips and must-have St. Paddy's Day supplies and decorations.
When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day decor, you can never go wrong with incorporating a little green and gold. We love this holiday mantle set-up we did a few years back, and how easy it was to put together! To DIY, just layer a few gold streamers with some various shades of green, then finish it all off with a couple St. Patrick's Day themed banners.
We also added a lovely bouquet filled with lots of earthy greens. Floral arrangements are an excellent way to elevate any party scene, so we recommend incorporating them when you can.
Another one of our favorite St. Paddy's Day decorations are these bunting fan garlands in classic Irish green. Not only are they easy and inexpensive, they're also super versatile. They can be opened and draped on a mantle, or cut up and fanned out on a party table!
Pinch us, because we're still dreaming about this stunning St. Paddy’s balloon garland! Balloons are a must when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day party supplies, so we decorated with some in different shades of green and gold. But what makes this particular set-up extra special is this fabulous kissy lip balloon. It's such a unique St. Patrick's Day party decoration, and takes the saying, "Kiss me, I'm Irish" to an adorable new level!
Green foods are always welcome at any St. Patrick’s Day gathering, so we served this amazing green cake a few years back! It made an easy, tasty, and totally aesthetic statement; we'd recommend something similar for the perfect St. Patrick's Day party dessert. And, if you really want to style it up, add a cute cake topper and display it on a green cake stand!
Who said you have to just go green on St. Patrick's Day? The other side of the rainbow is where it's at! We went all out for this St. Paddy's celebration and used lots of colorful balloons, tableware, and desserts.
But seriously, if you're wanting a wonderfully unique theme for your St. Patrick's Day party, go with the rainbow! We set each section of our party table with different colored tablecloths, treats, and tableware. And lucky for you, this party idea can be seamlessly recreated with our colorful selection of tableware options that can be purchased through our links.
And, if you’re wanting to bring the color in an even easier way, top your table with these rainbow heart plates and other rainbow party supplies. Simply incorporate lots of color into your party set-up and you'll have the most magically delicious St. Paddy's Day celebration!
Now, let's move on to St. Paddy's Day for your little leprechauns! Kid's St. Patrick's Day parties are not only so much fun to throw, they're also so simple to put together!
The only party decorations you really need are some good ol' fashioned green and gold balloons, and a few little traditional Irish shamrocks (we're obsessed with these flocked shamrocks!)
Don’t know what to wear to a St. Patrick’s Day party? Festive headbands are the way to go, and they make the best party favors for all ages!
When it comes to tableware, we love these charming shamrock shaped plates. They're adorable for kid's parties, but are also fantastic for any kind of St. Paddy's party you're dreaming of. Just pair them with some clover leaf napkins, and your guests are guaranteed to have a shamrockin' good time!
Have you ever seen an elegant St. Patrick's Day garden party? Well, now you have! We couldn't do a Paddy's Day roundup without gushing over this stunning celebration set-up!
So, if you're wanting to class things up a bit, we recommend going with an earthy and ethereal green theme. Think lots of plants, gold accents, and green glassware.
Don't forget the drinks! If you’re feeling extra lucky, whip up some St. Patrick's Day cocktails and serve them on a stylish bar cart. And to add a touch of fun, embellish with cute shamrock stir sticks!
Since this is the luckiest time of year, we had to throw a little Lucky Charm-themed bash into the mix. We stocked up on all the horseshoe, clover, moon, and heart balloons and went all out with rainbow details!
The best part about this St. Patrick's Day party is how much room you have to go crazy with creativity! We loved getting to mix and match all kinds of colorful tableware, and bake (and eat) lots of Lucky Charm treats!
Although feasting on traditional Irish soda bread and corned beef can be fun, you can never go wrong with serving gooey chewy St. Patrick’s Day bars. We were over-the-moon-obsessed with these perfect Paddy’s treats! And they looked even more magically delicious on these shiny star plates.
Another must-have: classic lucky charms cereal, of course! Serve those colorful marshmallows in a cute gold cup to tie the whole party ambiance together.
It's pretty clear that St. Patrick's Day is a holiday we treasure, so we hope we've put you in the 'Paddy' spirit! We can't wait to continue sharing even more fabulous St. Patrick's Day party ideas for years to come. Wishing you the best of luck in all your St. Paddy's party endeavors!
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