Are you looking for some fun St. Patrick's Day games to play with your family? If so, you've come to the right place! Here are some fun games that the whole family will enjoy.
Fun St Patricks Family Games
Here are some games to keep everyone entertained this St Patrick's Day
This is a scavenger hunt-style game in which players have to find Irish-themed items such as shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold. The first player to find all of the items on their list wins the game!
This treasure hunt will keep your little leprechauns busy as they search for treasure. Solving each clue will bring them one step closer to finding the treasure hidden at the end of the hunt.
Pin the Shamrocks on the Leprechaun
This classic party game gets an Irish twist Instead of pinning a tail on a donkey, players will take turns blindfolded and try to pin a shamrock on a picture of a leprechaun. The player who comes closest to actually hitting the leprechaun wins the game.
St Patrick's Day Trivia
Test your knowledge with all things relating to St Patrick's Day with these fun trivia games
The Leprechaun Hat Toss
This game is perfect for kids of all ages and can be played both indoors and outdoors. To play, simply set up a small table or line up players in teams of two. Each team takes turns trying to toss a Leprechaun hat onto the head of their partner. The team who gets the most hats on wins!
This simple yet fun game is perfect for kids of all ages. All you need is a rope or hula hoop and some small stuffed leprechauns or bean bags. Players take turns tossing their leprechauns or bean bags through the rope or hula hoop from a distance away. The player who gets the most leprechauns or bean bags through the hoop wins the game!
St Patrick's Day Bean Bag Toss
This game is perfect for kids of all ages and can be played both indoors and outdoors. To play, simply hang a banner with Irish themed pictures like shamrocks, pots of gold, or leprechauns. Players then take turns tossing bean bags at the banner, each item will have a hole in the banner and a number, the object is to get the bean bag through the hole. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins!
Roll a Rainbow
Keep the kids entertained with this roll a rainbow printable game. Just roll the dice and follow the instructions on the sheet. The first to complete their rainbow wins.
Leprechaun Costume Contest
Legend has it that if you catch a leprechaun, he will grant you three wishes. But did you know that you can also win prizes for dressing up like one? That's right this fun Leprechaun Costume Contest will have everyone vying for a prize. So break out your greenest clothing and get ready to have some fun!
You could award prizes for the following categories:
- Best Overall Leprechaun Costume
- Most Creative Leprechaun Costume
- Funniest Leprechaun Costume
- Best Group Leprechaun Costume
The Irish Jig
This game is perfect for anyone who loves to dance. To play, simply put on some traditional Irish music and start dancing! Players can either dance alone or in groups, with the goal being to see who can jig the longest without getting tired.
Gold Coin Toss
Give everyone some gold or green coins and set up some green plastic cups at the end of a table. Number each cup. Each player must try to toss their gold coins into a plastic cup. The first person to get one coin into each cup is the winner.
St Patrick's Day Candy Dice
This is a fun family game to play. Roll the dice and follow the instructions on the sheet. The first person to collect 10 pieces of candy is the winner.
St Patrick's Day Cookie Decorating Contest
Get your green frosting and shamrock sprinkles ready because it's time for a St. Patrick's Day Cookie Decorating Contest. You will need to bake some St Patricks themed cookies, shapes such as a four leaf clover, a rainbow or simply a circle to be decorated as a gold coin. Provide some frosting and decorations and let everyone get creative. You could give awards for
- Most Creative Cookie Design
- Best Use of Green Frosting
- Most Festive Cookie Design
St Patrick's Day Drinking Games
Sometimes you just need to add a little spice to your St Patrick's Day celebration. Drinking games are a great way to do that! Whether you're hosting a party or having an intimate gathering of friends, these St Patricks Day drinking games will make sure everyone is having a good time.
Mix up different green-colored shots (e.g., melon liqueur, blue curacao, sour apple) and challenge players to guess the ingredients in each shot. Those who guess incorrectly must take the shot.
Irish Car Bomb Relay
Divide players into teams and have each team race to complete an Irish Car Bomb (a shot of Irish whiskey and Baileys dropped into a pint of Guinness). The first team to finish wins.
Players sit in a circle and count around in a circle, each player saying the next number. However, every time the number 7 comes up or a multiple of 7 (14, 21, etc.), the player must say "Lucky 7" instead. If a player messes up, they take a drink.
St. Patrick's Day Trivia Drinking Game
Play a trivia game with St. Patrick's Day-themed questions. If a player answers incorrectly, they must take a drink.
Write different drinking challenges on Jenga blocks, such as "Take a Shot" or "Sip your Drink with your Left Hand." Each player takes a turn pulling a block and completing the challenge.
Green Beer Chug
Fill a large pitcher with green beer and challenge your guests to chug it as quickly as possible. The first person to finish gets to assign a drink to someone of their choice.
Irish Whiskey Tasting
Get a selection of different Irish whiskeys and set up a tasting table. Each person takes turns trying each whiskey and guessing its name or brand. Those who guess incorrectly must take a shot or drink of their choice.
Luck of the Irish
Have each player bring a different type of beer or cocktail to the party. Everyone takes turns rolling a pair of dice. The player with the highest roll gets to choose which drink they want, while the player with the lowest roll must take a shot.
Create a set of St. Patrick's Day-themed drinking games and place them in a hat. Each player takes turns drawing a game and everyone must play one round of that game. Examples include "Beer Pong", "Irish Poker", and "Never Have I Ever".
Irish Word Association
Players take turns saying a word associated with St. Patrick's Day or Ireland. Anyone who cannot come up with a word must take a drink.
St. Patrick's Day Movie Drinking Game
Watch a classic Irish movie like "The Departed" or "Brooklyn" and take a drink every time a certain word or action happens (e.g., every time someone says "shamrock", every time someone drinks in the movie).
Green Cup Flip
Fill green cups with different amounts of alcohol and place them in a line on a table. Players take turns flipping a cup and must drink the contents of the cup they land on. If they flip over an empty cup, they must take a shot.
Remember to always drink responsibly and provide non-alcoholic beverage options for your guests. If anyone becomes too intoxicated, make sure they have a safe way to get home.
So there you have it, some fun and family friendly St. Patrick's Day games that are sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit! So put on your green clothes, break out the Irish music, and get ready to have some fun!
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