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2018 St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade | Dublin

Where else but Dublin would you want to celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Come out for a free, memorable and authentic Irish experience. The parade (Saturday, March 17) gets going at 9:30 am at Amador Plaza, and the St Patrick’s Day Festival will be held from 10 am to 5 pm at the Dublin Civic Center.

Dublin’s 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 17-18, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm
– Parade: Saturday, March 17, 2018 | 9:30 am
Dublin Civic Center

2018 Highlights

Three Stages of Irish 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 and leprechauns as well as high-stepping Irish Dancers performing continuously on the Dance Stage.

Traditional Irish Fare 
Be sure to sample mouth-watering Irish favorites featuring Corned Beef Sliders, Irish Bangers and Mash, Guinness-marinated Tri-Tip on Irish Soda Bread, Boxty (traditional Irish potato cakes with corned beef and cabbage) and, of course, Fish and Chips Traditional festival favorites, such as funnel cakes and kettle corn (green, of course), along with international choices, such as lumpia, teriyaki chicken and beef kabobs, will also be served.

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
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.

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