42 St. Patrick's Day Jokes and Puns for Kids

Ensure your kid is the the life of the Paddy this March 17 with these cute and fun St. Patrick's Day jokes.

While millions of people celebrate St. Patrick's Day—with a feast, parade, and song and dance—no one celerates the holiday quite like children. From leprechaun hunts to St. Patrick's Day crafts, on March 17, many kids experience a little "luck o' the Irish." (Finding gold coins, for example, has become commonplace.) But if your looking to "fun up" the festivities this season, you may want to consider adding some kid-friendly St. Patrick's Day jokes to your repertoire. Why? Because these riddles and puns aren't just funny, they will have the whole family will be "Dublin" over with laughter.

Young boy celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

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Funny St. Patrick's Day Jokes

  • What kind of bow can't be tied? A rainbow!
  • Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick's Day? Real rocks are too heavy.
  • What do you say if you lose a game on St. Patrick's Day? Game clover.
  • Why shouldn't you iron a four-leaf clover? You don't want to press your luck!
  • What's the best way to pay for soft drinks on St. Patrick's Day? With soda bread!
  • Where are you guaranteed to find gold on St. Patrick's Day? In the dictionary!
  • Why did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland? It was too expensive to fly and too long to walk.
  • What type of sandwiches should they serve on St. Patrick's Day? Paddy melts!
  • How do you know when a shamrock is jealous? It will be green with envy!

Leprechaun Jokes

  • What kind of spells do leprechauns use? Lucky Charms!
  • Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow? To get to the other side!
  • Why are leprechauns so good at gardening? They have green thumbs!
  • What type of music do leprechauns enjoy? Sham-rock and roll!
  • Why can't you borrow a leprechaun's money? They're always a little too short.
  • Why did the leprechaun cross the road? To get to the end of the rainbow.
  • When does a leprechaun cross the road? When it's green!
  • Where is a leprechaun's favorite place to sit? On his Paddy-O.
  • How old are leprechauns? So old they remember when rainbows were black and white!
  • What do you call a leprechaun who gets into trouble? A lepre-con!
  • Who catches the lepre-cons? An under-clover cop!
  • Why do leprechauns hate running? They would rather jig than jog!

Irish St. Patrick's Jokes

  • What do you call a fake Irish stone? A sham-rock!
  • How do you know an Irish person is having fun? They're Dublin over with laughter!
  • What do you call an Irish spider? Paddy-long-legs.
  • Why do the Irish reduce, reuse, and recycle? They believe in green living.
  • When is a potato from Ireland not an Irish potato? When it's a French fry!
  • What do you call the Irish jig at McDonald's? Shamrock Shake!

Knock-Knock Jokes for St. Patrick's Day

  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Warren. Warren who? Warren a green outfit on St. Patrick's Day?
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Irish. Irish who? Irish you a happy St. Patrick's Day!
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Potto. Potto who? Potto gold.
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Erin. Erin who? Erin so fast, but I couldn't catch the leprechaun!
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Irish. Irish who? Irish I'd find a lucky four-leaf clover!

St. Patrick's Day Puns

  • Irish you were here.
  • I'm ready to sham-rock and roll.
  • Irish you a happy St. Patrick's Day!
  • I'm a clover, not a fighter.
  • The leprechauns made me do it!
  • That's a bunch of blarney!
  • You're the cutest clover in the patch.
  • It isn't over 'till it's clover.
  • You're the life of the Paddy!
  • A best friend is like a four-leaf clover—hard to find and lucky to have.
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