Saint Patricks Day Festival 2016
This time of year has always been a celebrated time, not only in Ireland but also around the world. Landmarks from all over the world are lit up in green, rivers are dyed green through some of the major cities in the world and parades celebrating everything Irish march through towns around the globe. What started off as a festival to honour a saint, has now evolved into a worldwide celebration of everything Irish.
What a time it is to be in the Dublin streets enjoying the live music and entertainment throughout the city. There is amazing food and drink available in all of Dublin’s tops restaurants and bars and of course we will be offering some Irish themed cocktails to honour the saint Patrick’s day festival Dublin 2016.
For a full list of events that will be going on throughout the city, visit the main saint Patrick’s day festival Dublin 2016 website right here:
Some of the best restaurants in Dublin are located right in the heart of the festivities and these include:
The parade itself will take place on Thursday Match 17th at 12pm and to view the map of where to go and the best places to view the saint patricks day festival parade in Dublin, click here: www.stpatricksfestival.ie/events/event/st._patricks_festival_parade2
The festival website states about this years parade:
“Venue: City Centre, starting at Parnell Square, Dublin 1
‘Imagine If … ’ the theme for the Festival Parade is inspired by the imagination of the youth of Ireland as they look to the future … the next 100 years. Ireland’s leading pageant companies have responded artistically and will bring these thoughts and ideas to life with spectacular pageantry and performance.
Bands from Ireland will be joined by music ensembles from the USA, UK and Brittany, to deliver uplifting rhythms.
This future thematic marks the final instalment of an exciting creative trilogy of past, present …” Click here to read more
The www.VisitDublin.com website also has some great details on things to do throughout the festival and some informative content about what to expect with the celebrations:
“St Patrick eliminated snakes from Ireland but he didn’t banish the sense of Irish fun! Kit yourself out in green and go nuts in Dublin on St Patrick’s Day. The entire city will be transformed into one huge party zone with a four-day festival (March 17–20) that will ignite your sense of Irish pride – even if you are not Irish at all! Your problem will be packing everything in. Here are some tips to help you get your party started!” Click here to read more from the site