St. Patrick's Festival

  • Free to visit
  • Family friendly

Thursday, 16 March 2023 - Sunday, 19 March 2023

Event times:

10:00 - 23:00

Event location:

Dublin City Centre

Event price:


About this event

One of the world’s biggest cultural celebrations, St. Patrick’s Festival returns to Dublin 16-19 March 2023 with a dynamic showcase of Ireland’s rich culture and heritage and a programme of events to suit all ages.

St. Patrick's Festival has an action-packed 4-day programme that takes place in Ireland’s capital city featuring live music, pageantry, family entertainment, storytelling, street theatre, dance and Irish language activities. The flagship event, the Festival Parade takes place on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th featuring over 4,000 musicians and performers in an explosion of colour and creativity.

The grounds of the stunning, Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks becomes the home of Festival Quarter from 16th to 18th March. This historic site will be transformed into a magical day-to-night urban Festival for all to enjoy, including the very popular Céilí Mór which takes place on the 17th March.

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