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Ready to Get Your Green on Atlanta?

Sure the actual St. Patrick's Day holiday isn't until Monday, but from Smyrna to Buckhead, from Midtown to Sandy Springs, and all points around metro Atlanta, folks will be getting on their green come Saturday.

Happy St. Patrick's Day on Saturday! Sort of. Credit: Patch file
Happy St. Patrick's Day on Saturday! Sort of. Credit: Patch file
Patch Staff Report

Get ready to dig out that “Kiss Me – I’m Irish” shirt. On Saturday, Atlantic Station will host one of Atlanta’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration – the third-annual ShamRock the Station.

ShamRock the Station will follow the Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade, the longest running event in the city of Atlanta.

The parade will take place in Midtown from noon to 1:30 p.m., beginning at 16th Street and Peachtree Street and continuing south to 5th Street.

ShamRock the Station will begin at 2 p.m. at Atlantic Station. Guests can hop on the Atlantic Station “Free Ride” Shuttle at the Art Center MARTA Station. 

Guests can enjoy a variety of free, family-friendly activities including sand art, artificial tattoos, hair painting, a performance by the Mulligan Irish Dancers at 2:30 p.m. followed by bagpipe performances.

Face painting is also available for $5, and proceeds go to Museum of Design Atlanta. All family activities will conclude at 6 p.m. to prepare for the ShamRock the Station St. Patty’s Day concert featuring The Ruckus, a party band that will rock the park with a mix of current tunes.

Here's more St. Patrick's events, and some that aren't, on what looks to be a fun-filled Saturday around the metro area:

The 132nd Annual Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade

Atlanta NightLife presents... CLOVERFEST 2014

Bone Lick BBQ Hosts Inaugural St. Poseur's Day Celebration

4th Annual Buckhead Beer and Wine Festival Saturday March 15, 2014 at Chastain Park

Big Tex Decatur Spring Block Party Saturday

St. Patrick's Weekend Celebration at The Tap

PUB 71's 8th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration

St. Pattys Day Party @ Andrews Entertainment District

Whiskey Blue Atlanta Presents: Full Moon Party

Sham Rock And Roll

4th Annual White Coat Grady Gala

SmoCo ~ LIVE at The Olde Blind Dog in Brookhaven St. Patrick's Day Event on Saturday, March 15th!

Get Lucky this Weekend in Smyrna

Marietta Derby Darlins Roller Derby Double Header

Georgia Tech Men's Lacrosse Game at Marist High School

22nd Annual Walton Band Garage Sale!

2014 Atlanta Multiples Consignment Sale

ELKS Annual Charity BBQ!

B.A.D. Obstacle Challenge

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