With the spread of coronavirus, you’ll likely be staying inside this St. Patrick’s Day – but that doesn’t mean you have to stop celebrating!
The parade may be cancelled, and you may be stuck at home all day, you can still find a little luck ‘o the Irish. From indulging in some green beer to making a decadent Irish meal, there are plenty of ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year.
Check out 5 ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at home below.
Start your day with an Irish coffee
Start your day off right this St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish coffee! With a healthy amount of Irish whiskey and whatever coffee you’ve got at home, it’s a pretty easy twist on the classic morning drink. You can even add in some brown sugar for some extra sweetness, or swap out the whiskey for Baileys!
Make a fancy St. Patrick’s Day cocktail
I mean just because you’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a nice St. Patrick’s Day-themed drink. From green beer to Lucky Charms shots, there’s something for everyone! Find what you’ve got at home and choose something festive from this amazing list of St. Patrick’s Day drinks. Or, you can just go classic and taste some whiskeys or sip on a Guinness.
Cook something Irish or something green
Feeling hungry? Why don’t you cook a nice St. Patrick’s Day meal? Whether you’re hoping to indulge in an authentic Irish dinner like cheesy beer and bacon soup or some tasty potato recipes, or you just want to go all in and cook something green, you can still celebrate the holiday in style.
Bake a festive dessert
If you’re more of a baker, whip up a delicious St. Paddy’s Day dessert. There are plenty of lists of desserts on the internet that you can choose from, but this one is pretty killer, ranging from a decadent rainbow cake to the simple, yet delicious leprechaun bark.
Listen to Irish music
Irish music is good for the heart! Brighten up your St. Patrick’s Day with some of the best Irish tunes around. From The Pogues to Thin Lizzy, there are so many artists that are sure to get you up off your couch, even if you’re stuck at home. Check out the playlist above!
Learn to Irish dance
If you’re going to be listening to Irish music, you might as well learn to Irish dance, too. Step dancing is a completely unique style of dancing, so whether you’re looking to break a sweat or just have a little fun taking part in a jig, this is the activity for you. Get out of your comfort zone and watch a YouTube tutorial!