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CANCELED: 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Kick Off | Dublin

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Saturday, March 14, 2020 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Dublin Civic Center | 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, CA

CANCELED: 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade | Dublin

UPDATE: Dublin 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Cancelled Due to Concerns Over the Coronavirus

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience.

Welcoming visitors from all over the world to celebrate. The two-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Dublin Civic Center is one of the biggest on the West Coast, drawing as many as 80,000 people to enjoy Irish entertainment; authentic Irish foods and beverages, as well as popular festival favorites; shopping at 200+ vendors booths; even a pop-up Irish tea cottage. Other events around the City add to the weekend’s festivities.

Dublin’s 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 14-15, 2020 | 10 am to 5 pm
Parade: Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 9:30 am
Dublin Civic Center

2020 Highlights

  • Entertainment
    Three Stages of Music and Dance plus live music in the Irish Tea Cottage
    You’ll find everything from lively Irish pub music to energetic Celtic Rock to roaming bagpipes. Irish Dancers will perform continuously on the Dance Stage. Please visit the entertainment page to see the complete festival line-up TBA.
  • Food & Drink
    Traditional Irish fare as well as some new takes on Irish classics 
    plus plenty of international and carnival favorites
    Be sure to sample the mouth-watering Irish favorites such as bangers and mash, colcannon, boxty, Irish stew, or fish and chips . . . and visit the beverage bar for authentic Guinness, Smithwicks or Harp, Or try some Irish inspirations such as Corned Beef Sliders with spicy slaw and cheddar, beer-battered “Irish fries” topped with deep-fried cabbage and corned beef and served with a mustard horseradish sauce, or “Irish egg rolls” stuffed with corned beef, cabbage, pepper jack and horseradish sauce. Traditional festival favorites, such as hand-dipped corn dogs and kettle corn (green, of course), along with international choices, such as lumpia and teriyaki chicken will also be served.
  • Shopping
    Over 250 Booths featuring an Irish Marketplace with unique Celtic wares
    The Irish Marketplace will feature unique Celtic artwork, Irish tartans, hand-knit wool sweaters, Celtic capes and shawls, beautiful handmade Celtic jewelry, books, music, and much more! Other festival vendors will include handmade arts and crafts, a variety of commercial vendors, non-profit groups, and sponsors.
  • Carnival Rides
    Rides and Games for All Ages

    The carnival will offer exciting rides and games for every age and will feature extended hours on Saturday evening until 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
  • Irish Tea Cottage
    A wee bit of Ireland

    Enjoy lively Irish pub music while enjoying a steaming cup of Irish tea – served in fine china along with delicious shortbread and scones. Open Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music, St. Patrick's Day
Address: 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, CA