13 Best Team Building Activities For St. Patrick’s Day in 2024

February 8, 2021

Updated March 5, 2024

St. Paddy’s Day is just around the corner — we can almost taste the rainbow. Or maybe it’s just the green beer! Anyways, to celebrate with your team this year, we’ve rounded up 13 of our favorite corporate team building events. We’ve included a broad range of team building activities for St. Patrick’s Day below to be ensure there’s something for everyone. Sláinte! 

1. Interactive Meal with Hands-On Whiskey Cocktails, St. Patrick’s Day Trivia, and More

If you’re looking for something totally different and fun this St. Patrick’s Day, book an Interactive Meal with Avital Experiences! The actual restaurant venue changes based on your group’s location and event goals, but every restaurant partner we have sham-rocks! The base of the experiences is a multi-course, seated meal with beverage pairings. Then we layer on a trio of foodie activities, like making your own whiskey cocktail (or lucky mocktail!), St. Patrick’s trivia withe prizes, and a signature flavor finale experience fit for a Leprechaun. The experience is completely hosted so organizers can just sit back and enjoy the event!

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2. Have a Pint with Beer Tasting  

Would it be St. Paddy’s Day without a pint? And we’re not talking about a plastic cup of green beer, but instead a curated selection of tasty craft brews. Beer tastings are available at most local breweries in every state. Or if you have a virtual or hybrid team you can this virtual beer tasting with the professional brewers of Common Space Brewery to learn about all the nuances of craft beer. Beers delivered!

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3. Get into Mischief During with an Escape Room 

Harness your inner leprechaun as you enjoy an afternoon of mischief. An escape room, like this one virtual one from The Escape Game or this San Francisco escape room from Palace Games, is one of the most fun virtual team building activities that will not only bring your team together, but challenge them in a different way. 

4. Paint Your Own Lucky Rainbow 

This creative team building activity is perfect for artistic and unartistic groups alike. The folks at Canva n Cup will lead guests through the painting, from start to finish. Pair it with a cocktail or beer experience for a full afternoon of St. Paddy fun. 

5. Brush Up on Your St. Paddy’s Day Trivia 

Test your knowledge of this infamous holiday as you go head-to-head for a pub classic! Hire a company, like Triva Hub Live, to run the trivia for you or do it DIY (this fun article is a great starting place.) Raise the stakes with prizes for the winner and/or fun punishments for the non-winners.

6. Craft a Whiskey Cocktail Alongside an Award-Winning Mixologist

An elevated virtual happy hour experience with special, seasonal cocktails (or delicious mocktails)! Led by an Award-Winning Mixologist and Avital Emcee Host, this is the perfect way to bring your team together to celebrate. Ingredients delivered to guest doors! No need to go searching for gold at the end of the rainbow this year, it’ll be in your hand and you’ll be able to mix up some amazing cocktails worthy of the best pubs in Galway and across Ireland. 

7. Give Back with a Virtual Charity Drive 

If you’re looking for ways to give back to the community while bringing your team together, consider hosting a virtual charity event. Turn your party into a charitable event by encouraging your team to raise money for a cause, and celebrate the fundraiser together. One of the best virtual team building activities for groups looking to make a difference. 

8. Get Creative With A Costume Contest 

Put on the most green for a leprechaun look, deck yourself out in gold jewelry, or even dress like a rainbow. See who has the most St. Paddy’s spirit this year. Another great virtual team building activity to pair with a food, beverage, or trivia event for a fun, totally themed celebration.  

9. Keep it Classic with a Game Night 

Charades, Among Us, Pictionary, you name it. There are plenty of options for a fun virtual game night. Make it St. Paddy’s day themed with Irish music, shamrock virtual backgrounds, costumes, and, of course, a few pint of Guinness. 

10. Trick Your Tastebuds With a Tongue Twister Tasting

Take your taste buds on a wild journey with a Tongue Twister Tasting! Experience this unbelievable sensation of turning anything sour into something deliciously sweet using the magic of miracle berries. A mind-bending, totally perspective-shifting experience. Great for all ages! This is a virtual, hosted experience with flavor kits are delivered directly to guests. Want a self-guided experience? Get the Tongue Twister Tasting Kit here!

11. Bake Some Sweet Shamrock Cookies

Or any baked good, really! This list is a good starting place for yummy Irish baking inspiration. Bake along with your team or send everyone the same recipe and team members can bake on their own and everyone can come together at the end to celebrate. A classic, cozy, kid-friendly team building activity. 

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12. Sample Fine Whiskies from a Master Distiller 

It wouldn’t be St. Paddy’s Day without a little whiskey. The folks at Ranger Creek Distilling host virtual whiskey tastings, including award-winning whiskies shipped to your door. Learn the nuances of fine whiskey from a master distiller to really celebrate in style. Or you can even organize your own whiskey tasting for a DIY approach.

13. Listen to Some Irish Pub Music 

The spirit of Ireland comes through with lively Irish pub music. Stream it together, or take it a step further and hire an Irish band for a virtual performance! Pair a music performance with beer, cocktail, or whiskey tasting for a complete celebration fit for a king.

Why Book Team Building Activities for St. Patrick’s Day?

Foster Team Spirit: St. Patrick’s Day team-building activities create an opportunity for colleagues to bond over shared experiences, enhancing camaraderie and teamwork.

Boost Morale: Celebrating a fun occasion like St. Patrick’s Day with team-building activities injects positivity and excitement into the workplace, lifting spirits and morale.

Encourage Creativity: Engaging in themed activities encourages participants to think outside the box, fostering creativity and innovative problem-solving skills among team members.

Final Thoughts on Team Building Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

As we march into St. Patrick’s Day 2024, there’s no better time to infuse your team with the spirit of camaraderie and fun. With these team building activities for St. Patrick’s Day specially tailored for the occasion, you’ll find your workplace buzzing with excitement and unity. Whether you’re embarking on a culinary adventure, testing your luck with themed challenges, or simply sharing a hearty laugh over Irish-inspired games, the bonds formed and memories created will last far beyond the festivities. So, gather your colleagues, don your green attire, and let the magic of St. Patrick’s Day elevate your team to new heights of collaboration and success!