St Patrick's Festival, March 15th-19th 2018
St. Patrick’s day, one of the most popular and internationally renowned festivals is nearly upon us.
This exciting time of year brings the world together to celebrate Irish culture and where better to enjoy the festivities than right in the heart of Ireland’s capital. The city is bursting with the kind of creative energy, ideas and enthusiasm to make our national holiday an unforgettable experience for everyone across the world. This year is no exception with so much to look forward to from the colourful Parade, street performances, walking tours and much more. The five day celebration kicks off in Dublin’s city centre on Thursday, 15th of March and will include an array of events that will cater to everyone.
We have put together a few unmissable events that are taking place during the five day spectacle. Most of the events are family friendly, free and are easily accessible throughout the city.
Greening the City
5:00 PM, Thursday, 15th March
In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, various buildings around the city will illuminate and turn green to commemorate St. Patrick’s day.
Where We Live
10:00 AM, 7th-18th March
Venue: The Complex, 15 Little Green St, Smithfield, Dublin 7.
Made in Dublin is an installation of sound and vision that plays out a series of infinitely unfolding events around the movement of people caught up in time and place. And the theme of this event is of course Dublin. Read More Here.
Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour
1:30PM and 3:30PM, Friday 16th March – Sunday 18th March
Let yourself be taken on a mysterious guided tour of the back streets of Dublin 8’s Liberties quarter. This heritage tour which will start at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and will include a stop at The Open Gate Brewery. The price of this tour is €7 heritage walk and €15 heritage walk plus entry into The Open House brewery which includes a paddle sample board. Reas More Here.
The St. Patrick's Day Parade
12:00PM on Saturday March 17th
The parade will start at Parnell Square and will make its way around the city. The theme of this year’s parade is “Home is where the Heart is”. Make sure you arrive early to ensure a good view of the amazing creations and talented performers. Read More Here.
March 13, 2018