Looking for easy St. Patrick’s Day activities for families? This collection of St. Patrick’s Day games, activities, and more will have you seeing green (or rainbows!) from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep. There’s plenty of St. Patrick’s Day activities for both kids and adults. Fun for the entire family!
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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Activities
What’s a St. Patrick’s Day party without games and activities? I’ve put together a collection of the best St. Patrick’s Day activities from all over – activities for kids, adults, and all ages!
Simply pick out your favorite activities from the list, serve with some of these St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes and rainbow donuts (or these broccoli cheese bites if you want something a bit healthier) and enjoy!
St. Patrick’s Day Activities for All Ages
These games and activities work for any age! We’ve tried many of these St. Patrick’s Day activities with adults, kids, and even grandparents and had great luck. Ha, see what I did there – luck? These will be a bit hit for all ages!
1 – St. Patrick’s Day Minute to Win It Games
These hilarious St. Patrick’s Day minute to win it games are perfect for all ages and have been popular with families for years because of one thing – cabbage crawl! Watch the video in this post to see how fun they can be then get full instructions for these hilarious St. Patrick’s Day games from Play Party Plan here.
2 – St. Patrick’s Day Bingo
Who doesn’t love a good game of bingo? These free printable St. Patrick’s Day bingo cards from Play Party Plan are both colorful and cute!
3 – Roll a Rainbow
See who can roll a rainbow first with these free printable St. Patrick’s Day game from Play Party Plan. Or skip the race and just have anyone who can roll a rainbow win a prize!
4 – Leprechaun Hunt
Break into teams of all ages and see who can find the items on this leprechaun hunt from Play Party Plan first! Be creative – some of the things are a little tricky to find!
5 – St. Patrick’s Day Charades
Use these St. Patrick’s Day charades words to play a rowdy game of charades inspired by the green day itself! See who can guess words like leprechaun, blarney stone, and potato soup first!
6 – Musical Shamrocks Game
Instead of a cake walk at a carnival or musical chairs, try this musical shamrocks game from Grandma Ideas. And don’t forget to pick out some awesome prizes for the winners – I’ve provided an entire list of ideas at the bottom of this post!
7- Luck of the Dice Game
This luck of the dice card game is the perfect family card game where you press your luck in hopes of winning!
8 – St. Patrick’s Day Would You Rather
Would you rather find a gold coin or four-leaf clover? These fun would you rather questions can make a great game for all ages!
St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids
These St. Patrick’s Day activities are games, activities, coloring pages, and more that are geared toward kids specifically. You could easily jazz them up a bit to make them work for adults or teens!
9 – St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Kids will LOVE this free printable St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt from Play Party Plan. Send kids on a chase all over the house to find a sneaky little leprechaun who leaves clues and footprints along the way.
Kids love scavenger hunts? You can find over 25 scavenger hunt ideas (with free printable clues) here!
10 – Roll a Pot of Gold
This roll a pot of gold game from Play Party Plan is a fun way to work on counting, adding, and numbers for kids! And while it’s one of the things you can make with a a Cricut Explore Air, you can totally cut it out by hand too!
11 – Pin the the Gold Game
Or don’t need to work on numbers? Try this pin the gold to the pot game from Play Party Plan using the same materials! This one is perfect to make this year and use for St. Patrick’s Day parties for years to come! One of my son’s favorites!
12 – Rainbow Fingerprint Craft
Skip the games and set up a station for kids to make this St. Patricks’ Day rainbow craft instead. It’s fun for kids and a great keepsake for parents!
13 – St. Patrick’s Day Word Search
14 – St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Pages
Skip the games and just put out a set of these St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages from Indigo Ink instead!
15 – Pin a 4-Leaf Clover
Instead of pinning a a gold coin on a pot of gold, how about pinning a leaf on the four leaf clover in this fun game from Over the Big Moon?
16 – Make a Rainbow Treat Together
One of our favorite family activities is to cook together! There are so many cute rainbow treats out there and St. Patrick’s Day is one of the best days to make them together! I personally love these rainbow donuts, these St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes (with rainbow frosting) and these rainbow chocolate covered apples!
17 – St. Patrick’s Day I-Spy
If your kids love I Spy as much as mine do, they will love this St. Patrick’s Day I Spy game from Tot School.
St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults
Just like the section above with St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids, these activities are specifically for adults or would work better with teens and older. They’re a little more complicated than kids can probably handle but you could also play in teams – kids and adults if that works for you!
18 – Lucky Roller Dice Game
This lucky roller dice game from Play Party Plan is a bit bunko, a bit Yahtzee, and a bit competitive fun. Perfect for adults who can grasp the simple rules that might be a little over the heads of kids!
19 – Make Me a Leprechaun
This make me a leprechaun game from Let’s Get Together includes shaving cream, Cheetos, and turning grown men into leprechauns. Sounds absolutely hilarious!
20 – Don’t Draw the Short Straw
This luck of the draw game from Play Party Plan is one of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day games for adults if you want something not too invasive but still fun for guests! And it takes very little skill – mostly luck, which is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
21 – St. Patrick’s Day Bunco
Want to stick with bunco instead of trying something new? This Luck of the Irish version from Froelich Means Happy is great for March!
22 – Don’t Get Pinched
This don’t get pinched game combines the idea of pinching on St. Patrick’s Day and being on your toes – it’s a great game that can be played throughout the party without forcing people to “play a game.” It’s a fun Irish version of my black and white games!
Start guests off with these pinch protectors to add a bit extra to the game!
23 – St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Games
If you loved my Super Bowl trivia games, you’ll love these ones from Plan Print and Party! See who knows the most about St. Patrick’s Day with these three printable trivia games!
Want a bunch of these games all in one place? Get the St. Patrick’s Day printable game bundle by clicking on the image below!
Prizes for St. Patrick’s Day Activities
Remember how I promised great prizes ideas for the games above? Well, here it is! Prizes for kids, adults, and all ages!
- St. Patrick’s Day scratch cards – these are great if you have lots of winners but want to do one or two big prizes
- St Patrick’s Day wish bracelets
- St Patrick’s Day joke book
- St Patrick’s Day beach balls
- Let the Shenanigans Begin favors
- Mini pots of gold filled with treats (rainbow Skittles would be perfect!)
Don’t forget to pin these St. Patrick’s Day activities for later!