First, you can drink a Guinness to celebrate St. Patrick's Day…but can you "eat" a Guinness?! Dat Dog's got you covered with their Guinness Special hot dog—an Irish Guinness sausage topped with cheddar, bacon, and more that can be found at any of their three locations. Multiple Locations, datdog.com.
Next, donate to the St. Baldrick's Foundation. This non-profit works to help find cures for children suffering with cancer. And while there will be in-person, no head shaving fundraisers this year, you can still fundraise and do a solo shave. Details can be found at stbaldricks.org.
Sipping on an Irish Coffee is a great way to enjoy St. Patrick's Day, so make sure to stop by The Vintage in the Irish Channel. You can also wear some green and enjoy the restaurant's special St. Patrick's Beignets and Irish Coffee Beignets, which are popular with kids and grown-ups alike! 3121 Magazine St., 504-324-7144, thevintagenola.com.
Speaking of the Irish Channel, celebrate with NOLA Brewing's award-winning Irish Channel Stout! Found at its brewery on Tchoupitoulas and in grocery stores around town, this American-style stout has sweet malt flavors of caramel and chocolate, making for a dark and delicious beer. 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-896-9996, nolabrewing.com.
Next, work off that Irish stew and participate in March 13's virtual 6th Annual Shamrock Sprint. This 5K race, put on by Kelly Kicking Cancer, can be done safely from home. Registration comes with a t-shirt, medal, and more! For info, visit kellykickingcenter.org.
Finally, who doesn't like baked Irish treats? Breads on Oak is featuring Irish Soda Bread and Irish Tea Cakes from recipes originating in Ireland! The shop also has Dublin Trifecta Cake, a dark chocolate cake made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Bailey's Irish Cream, and Guinness! 8640 Oak St. Suite A, 504-324-8271, breadsonoak.com.