Top 4 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Near Our Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals

Feb 19, 2020

If you are lucky enough to stay at Acorn Cabin Rentals around St. Patrick’s Day, you will be delighted to know that there are plenty of fun activities taking place in the Smokies! Whether you want to enjoy a traditional Irish meal, drink a pint of ale or listen to your favorite Celtic tunes, you can do it all during your vacation! Here are the top 4 ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day near our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals:

1. Explore the Celtic Heritage Shop

The Village in downtown Gatlinburg TNOne of the best ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day near our cabins is with a visit to the Celtic Heritage Shop! This popular store in the Village Shops in downtown Gatlinburg features a variety of fine gifts imported from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. While browsing through the shop, you will find Celtic music, foods and beverages, jewelry, wool sweaters, shirts, kilts, accessories and much more! Many customers visit the Celtic Heritage Shop each time they are in the Smokies to purchase products that they can only find here! 

2. Have a Pint at the Fox and Parrot Tavern

The Fox and Parrot Tavern is the region’s only authentic British pub and is located in the center of Gatlinburg’s Arts and Crafts Community! This family oriented pub celebrates Irish culture with drink specials, Celtic music and everything else to put you into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day! You can also order some of your favorite Irish food such as Shepherd’s Pie and other tasty meals! While relaxing at the Fox and Parrot Tavern, play a game of darts with your friends and enjoy the opportunity to mingle with other visitors from all over the country!

3. Attend the Festival of Nations at Dollywood

Dollywood.jpegAnother top way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day near our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals is with the Festival of Nations at Dollywood! This wonderful festival displays the most captivating entertainment from around the world with a celebration of music, dance and art! One of this year’s acts is Four Leaf Peat, whose performances are marked by Irish tradition mixed with the rich musical history of East Tennessee. The spirit of traditional Irish music can be felt in every set played by this talented group! The Festival of Nations runs for an entire month and is included for free as part of your paid admission into the Dollywood theme park!

4. Discover Irish Month at the Titanic Pigeon Forge

You can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day throughout March with Irish Month at the Titanic Pigeon Forge! The Titanic has many ties to Ireland, as the world’s most famous luxury linerwas constructed in the heart of Ireland in Belfast. In addition, as a passenger group, the Irish outnumbered all other nationalities on board! The Titanic Pigeon Forge salutes everything Irish in March with Gaelic folklore, music, singing and dancing. This is also a unique opportunity to discover and learn more about the Titanic’s Irish roots!

Check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to stay near all of these fun things to do on St. Patrick’s Day! We look forward to seeing you soon at Acorn Cabin Rentals!