St. Patrick’s Day 2024: Fast-Food Restaurant Deals and Promos

St. Patrick’s Day 2024: Fast-Food Restaurant Specials, Deals and Promos

Green Bagels, Shakes and Other Holiday Items Debut on Fast-Food Menus this Week

Updated March 16, 2024

Each March, St. Patrick’s Day excitement kicks off early with lively parades, traditional Irish food, and fun traditions. The Irish-centric holiday has a rich history dating back to the fifth century and the death of St. Patrick — the patron saint of Ireland.

The Irish have celebrated this anniversary as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years, typically by going to church in the morning and lifting Lenten restrictions against meat consumption to celebrate in the afternoon. 

How Many Americans Plan to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2024?

You don’t have to be Irish to have fun on St. Patrick’s Day! With 162 million Americans planning to celebrate and spend a record $7.2 billion, fast-food restaurants have endless possibilities to go green with special menu items and promotions.

With the following St. Patrick’s Day 2024 fast-food specials, deals and promos, you might just find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! 

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Bagel Boss

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Bagel Boss is adding an Irish twist to breakfast this St. Patrick’s Day 2024. The food franchise is rolling out a collection of green bagels, cream cheese and green and white cookies.

Baskin-Robbins

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

To strike gold this St. Patrick’s Day, Baskin-Robbins is rolling out the St. Patrick’s Day Cake (above). In addition to the festive cake, the ice cream franchise is also adding new scoops to the menu, including Pistachio Almond, Mint Chocolate Chip, and Wild ‘n Reckless. Guests can also indulge in the Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake.

Bennigan’s

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

To get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit, Bennigan’s is releasing Irish-inspired cocktails and food items. In addition to the return of Samuel Adams Boston Lager, Tableside Irish Coffee, and Cupcake Chardonnay, the restaurant is introducing new cocktails. These include the Emerald Isle Party Punch, Irish Flag, and Blarney Stone Kiss. Hungry guests can try the Guinness Glazed Pub Shrimp, Ruben Burger, Finn’s Beer Battered Fish and Chips, and Irish Cream Cheesecake (above). 

Culver’s 

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Culver’s is going green for St. Patrick’s Day 2024 with its Mint Shake, which is made with fresh vanilla frozen custard hand blended with milk and mint flavoring. The Grilled Reuben Melt is also available for a twist on the traditional St. Patrick’s meal.

Dog Haus

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

The Dog Haus franchise is turning St. Patrick’s Day 2024 into a month-long celebration. Through March 31, the St. Patty’s Melt will be on the menu. This seasonal item includes a premium burger, white American cheese, pastrami, grilled sauerkraut and secret sauce on patty-melt style grilled King’s Hawaiian rolls. Participating locations are also celebrating March 17 with great drink deals: $6 Green Beers, $6 Jameson Shots, and $7 Pickle Backs. 

Duck Donuts

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Through March 17, Duck Donuts is releasing its Lucky Duck doughnuts. Festive flavors include the Bacon Shamrock, Strawberry Magical Charms, Lucky Cinnamon Bun, and Confetti Shamrock doughnuts to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day 2024.    

Dutch Bros Coffee 

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Dutch Bros Coffee is adding some St. Patrick’s Day sparkle to its menu! Special items include the Shamrock Kicker (a mix of Irish cream syrup, espresso and half and half, topped with Soft Top and gold sprinks) and Lucky Rebel (a blended Rebel energy drink and blue raspberry syrup topped with Soft Top and gold sprinks.)

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is going all-out this St. Patrick’s Day 2024 with its Green Monster menu. This holiday-inspired treat is a blend of green vanilla ice cream, OREO Cookies, and CHIPS AHOY! Cookies.

Krispy Kreme 

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Krispy Kreme has a collection of St. Patrick’s Day doughnuts that’s sure to make leprechauns green with envy! This new line of doughnuts includes the Luck of the Rainbow Doughnut, Shamrock Cookies ‘N Kreme Made with OREO Cookie, Plaid Party Doughnut, and Shooting Shamrock Doughnut.

McDonald’s

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without McDonald’s famous Shamrock Shake. This year, the burger giant is doubling down on holiday menu items with the return of another festive favorite — the Oreo Shamrock McFlurry.

Starbucks

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

Starbucks fans can embrace their inner Irishman with the corporate-owned brand’s promotion on the new Luck of the Matcha Crème Frappuccino. The coffee giant is offering a BOGO deal on the seasonal menu item.

The Green Turtle

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

From March 15-17, The Green Turtle has great drink deals for St. Patrick Day 2024. These fun deals include $5 Guinness drafts, $6 Irish Car Bombs and more.

TOUS les JOURS

St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Fast-Food Specials, Deals and Promos

TOUS les JOURS is celebrating the magic of St. Patrick’s Day with a new seasonal treat. Through March 17, guests can enjoy the St. Patty’s Mini Cloud. The charming cake boasts a matcha-flavored shortcake with cream cheese, topped with Shamrock designs.

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Haley Cafarella is a passionate journalist and writer for IFPG. In her role as content and marketing specialist, she creates original articles for FranchiseWire and Franchise Consultant Magazine. Her specialties include educational articles about buying a franchise and franchise consulting. She also reports on franchise professionals who were recently promoted or hired through FranchiseWire’s popular HireWire series.

Haley has contributed to a variety of regional publications, including Quo Vadis, New Brunswick Today, and the Trenton Monitor. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Rutgers University.
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