Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a party in Midtown. Head to south for ATL Airport District Restaurant Week. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.
Wednesday, March 14: Bar Mercado and Hop City Craft Beer and Wine will team up for a six-course Spanish wine dinner featuring dishes from executive chef John Castellucci and wine tips from Stephen James of Hop City beginning at 7 p.m. A seat at the table will be $72. Call to make a reservation.
99 Krog St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-480-4866, barmercadoatl.com .
Wednesday, March 14: Help Atkins Park Virginia Highland celebrate its 96th birthday starting at 6 p.m. with a limited open bar, tasting station, Sweetwater beer and free anniversary T-shirts.
794 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-876-7249, atkinspark.com
Saturday, March 17: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with local food trucks, beer from Reformation Brewery, music, a parade and more during Colony Square Plaza ’s third annual Luck of The Square festivities from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Read more about how to celebrate St. Patrick's Day here and here
1197 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 770-462-2880, colonysquaremidtown.com .
March 17 - 25: During the fifth annual ATL Airport District Restaurant Week , diners will be able to choose from prix fixe menu prices of $9, $19 or $29 or signature dishes for 20 percent off; prices will be valid for brunch, lunch or dinner. Participating restaurants will include Apron , Bole Ethiopian , Kupcakerie, Louisiana Bistreaux, The Pig and the Pint, The Corner Grille and other restaurants located in College Park , East Point , Hapeville and Union City.
ATL Airport District Restaurant Week, atldistrict.com/events/atl-airport-district-restaurant-week