Concierge Recommends: St. Patrick's Festival in Dublin
St. Patrick's Day Menu
This St Patrick's Day, why not visit the heart of the celebrations and plan a trip to Dublin to enjoy a weekend Festival (March 14-17, 2014) dedicated to events and parades that officially showcase the best of Irish talent, culture, music and dance.
With over twenty to choose from, here's our Concierge's top recommendations including a visit to The Bar, Four Seasons Hotel Dublin, the perfect way to round off the festivities!
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Must Visit Events for Dublin's St. Patrick's Festival
1. Music and Street Performance
Four open-air venues at Dame Court, Barnardo’s Square, Coppinger Row and South King Street will host the best Irish and International musicians and street performers.
Experience fun and thrills for all the family at two city centre fun fairs located in Merrion Square West and Custom House Quay.
3. Festival Céili
Find your inner dancer and experience the thrill of the music at this outdoor spectacle of Irish dancing on St. Stephen’s Green.
4. Walks - In the Footsteps of St. Patrick
Join a very special walking tour in the company of expert guide and renowned author, Pat Liddy. Learn about the legend of St. Patrick and the history of Dublin from ancient past to the present day.
5. St. Patrick’s Festival Parade
On Monday 17 March, the Festival takes to the streets. The main parade will commence at 12:00 noon and Ireland’s leading pageant companies and marching bands will make the streets come alive in spectacular style. Marching ensembles from around the globe will provide the musical score for the festival parade.
Please visit our Concierge for assistance on planning your itinerary during your stay with us and for information on vantage points to view the parade, recommendations for breakfast, lunch or dinner and for atmospheric pubs throughout the city or email firstname.lastname@example.org.