St. Patrick's Festival
Ireland's leading Arts Festival. 4 Days and Nights of Culture, Music and Entertainmant!
The St. Patrick's Festival 2014 will come alive again with pageantry, carnivals and free entertainment from 14th – 17th March, drawing from the very best in Irish and international talent.
The highlights of The St. Patrick's Festival in Dublin include:
The Greening of the City: Enjoy the spectactular sight of Dublin's most famous buildings illuminated in green: Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral and Trinity College, to name but a few.
Funfairs: A firm festival favourite, the funfairs will light up the city with top notch carnival fairgrounds.
Irish Craft Beer Village: Sample Irish craft beers and artisan food while listening to live music at the Irish Craft Beer Village.
St. Patrick's Festival 5k Road race: Join the festivals 5k race along with fun runners, families and dedicated athletes.
The St. Patrick's Day Parade: Soak up the vibrant atmosphere, feel the energy and marvel at the spectacular performance of the parade.
The principal aim of St. Patrick’s Festival, since its inauguration, is to develop a major annual international festival around the national holiday over which the ‘owners’ of the festival, the Irish people, would stand proud. It sets out to reflect the talents and achievements of Irish people on many national and world stages, and it acts as an exciting showcase for the manifold skills of the people of Ireland, of every age and social background.
As the one national holiday that is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other, St. Patrick’s Day is the day when everyone wants to be Irish.
For more info go to: www.stpatricksfestival.ie