St. Patrick’s Day-themed Birthday Party Treat Bags: 12 Easy Ideas

Rainbows and shamrocks. Green and gold. These are just some of the super-fun treat bag ideas we’ve found for a March birthday bash with a St. Patrick’s Day theme! Plus, we made sure they’re easily doable, too.

The secrets are as simple as going green and/or gold in the favor treats and fillings themselves. Or using ready-made printable bag toppers and favor tags with the cutest, most creative St. Patrick’s Day designs and greetings. So, come and check out this delightful dozen DIY party treat bag ideas. Here’s wishing you the “luck o’ the Irish” in your party planning!

Rainbows + Shamrocks Treat Bag Ideas

Candies and treats in bright rainbow colors or packaging and printables with lucky Irish shamrocks. Either way, you’ll love these DIY treat bag ideas. So creative, yet so easy!

Rainbow and Shamrocks St. Patrick's Day Treat Bags

Rainbows – See how Hellow Yummy assembled Twizzler-stick rainbows, “gold coin” cookies, and marshmallow clouds (1) into adorable St. Patrick’s Day favor bags. Easier still is this rainbow candy treat bag idea (2) from Happiness is Homemade – using jelly beans and gold chocolate rocks, with a free printable topper. Or whatever fillings you plan, you can package them in these personalized rainbow cloud treat bags (3) courtesy of K. Becca.

Shamrocks – Even simple clear bags of Lucky Charms cereal can be dressed up with treat bag toppers trimmed with shamrocks (4), thanks to this wraparound label template from Avery. From Eighteen 25, it’s green paper bags trimmed with glitter foam shamrocks and gold-glitter bows (5). While Rachel Hollis shows how she created personalized pennant-style tags (6) from a printable party garland to trim brown paper treat bags. 

Green & Gold Treats + Themed Toppers & Tags

Just choose your favorite green-colored fruits and treats, or gold-wrapped chocolates and novelty items. Pop them into clear cello bags, add printable toppers or tags, and you’ve got the cutest party treat bags!

Green and gold candy St. Patricks Day treat bags

Green treats – For Hoosier homemade, it’s green apples, apple juice bricks, green-wrapped candy and gum with free printable tags (1). Easy peasy from Pre Kinders, it’s dark chocolate mint M&Ms in a clear zip bag, with a printable bag topper (3). Or try Green Candy Kabobs (2) as found on Craftaholics Anonymous) – marshmallows dipped and drizzled in green candy melts, plus green-wrapped Tootsie Rolls and Andes chocolates on BBQ skewers.

Gold treats – There’s no shortage of chocolates and other sweets that come already wrapped in gold. So you can just tuck them into clear cello bags, and finish them with ribbon and St. Patrick’s Day tags. Here are 3 we found for you: free downloadable gift tags (4) from The Crafting Chicks, printable leprechaun treat tags (5) from Kenarry, and a pretty fancy Pot o’ Gold candy bag printable (6) from Moritz Fine Designs!

And to help you plan the rest of your St. Patricks’s Day-themed party, here are even more posts from us on decorations, food, drinks, and favor ideas!

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St. Patrick’s Day Printables for Packaging Favors

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