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21 Funny St. Patrick’s Day GIFs

When Irish eyes are smiling, they’re looking at these GIFs.

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March may be one of those in-between months, stuck in the winter/spring limbo, but if you really stop to think about it, there are some great official and unofficial things to celebrate. It’s the start of spring, there’s Pi Day (any excuse to eat pie is good with me), and there’s St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re not sure how to celebrate the Irish holiday which falls on March 17 every year, checking out these funny St. Patrick’s Day GIFs is a good place to start.

Whether you’ll be celebrating with green beer, corned beef and cabbage, or simply by hiding out and reading these funny St. Patrick’s GIFs, there’s no wrong way to celebrate the holiday — you can hit up the local parade, exchange silly St. Patrick’s Day puns and jokes with your friends and kids, or spend the day watching Irish movies or St. Patrick’s Day-themed shows. And it doesn’t matter if you’re Irish, everyone everywhere can celebrate the luck of the Irish (and who doesn’t love bagpipes?)

Unlike other holidays, the stakes are pretty low on St. Patty’s Day. The kids are in school, there are no presents to be exchanged; at most it’s an excuse to have a Guinness and go for a long walk looking for four-leaf clovers. But you won’t need the luck of the Irish when you have these funny GIFs, so read on for some laughs.


When St. Patty’s Day is your Christmas

Nick Offerman? Shamrock pajamas? An empty pint of Guinness? Check, check, check. Your friends will be absolutely tickled to receive this silly GIF of Nick Offerman in shamrock pajamas looking giddy with delight.


When you just want something colorful and retro

All the happy, carefree vibes of enjoying St. Patrick’s Day unapologetically summed up in one cheery, retro GIF.


When the world’s on your side

A spot-on St. Patrick’s Day GIF if you do some good deed on the holiday, or if the luck of the Irish is on your side.


When you and your bestie are making plans

This is the St. Patrick’s Day GIF you need when you and your crew have finalized your holiday itinerary — it doesn’t matter if you plan on calling out of work on March 18 or plan on chilling to epic sloth-level proportions.


When someone makes you blush on St. Patrick’s Day

Did something or someone render you speechless? If so, this Michael Scott St. Patty’s Day GIF is apropos.


When you just want something festive and cute (and kid-friendly)

Here’s a sweet, family-friendly GIF you can send to the younger set if you’re wishing them a happy St. Patrick’s Day from afar.


When 5 o’clock can get here soon enough

This one’s for you when you have to work to or go to school while your friends drink green beer at the pub on St. Patrick’s Day.


When green isn’t your color.

When you don’t own any green but are trying to be festive on St. Patrick’s Day, channel your inner Moira Rose and wear all black while singing “Oh, Danny Boy.”


When you’re a cat person

If you can’t take a one-day break from talking about your cat, then this GIF is for you because it doesn’t get much cuter than a leprecat.


When St. Patrick’s Day falls on date night

Sham-rock out at home with your partner, some festive outfits, and a couple of Guinness.


When it’s a 2-for-1 deal

May the luck of the Irish be with you, and the line for the bathroom be short.


When dancing is on the itinerary

Gentle reminder that you do not know how to Irish step dance or play the fiddle, even after several drinks.


When you’ll use any excuse

Anyone can magically become Irish when someone else offers to buy a round.


When you’re counting down the days ‘til St. Patrick’s Day

Yep, they’re magically delicious (even if the heart looks a little petrified).


When you decide to paint after a night out

Never forget that this amateur sketch was actually released in an alleged leprechaun spotting in Alabama.


When you spill your green beer

If you never got to live out the ‘90s dream of getting slimed, all it takes is some green beer.


When you lose all decorum

This is what it’s like trying to find the last marshmallows in a bowl of Lucky Charms


When you wait too long to eat

Here’s what happens when you try to order dinner after that second St. Patrick’s drink hits.


When you’re just trying to fit in

So you’re not Irish per se, but you’re trying to stay relevant. Relatable.


When you’re trying to get everyone rallied back to the bar.

Come on, everyone’s still Irish for a little bit longer!


When you’re officially not as drunk as the rest of your friends.

You know that feeling.

Sharing funny St. Patrick’s Day GIFs with friends and family is a fun way to gear up for the holiday, celebrate the holiday itself, and try to recount all the blurry details from an eventful night out.

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