Check out which spots are the best to celebrate St. Patricks Day!
The Irish go all out and celebrate their national holiday with a host of activities. From colorful street carnivals to bustling parades, travelers can rejoice in Ireland’s national celebration of identity, arts and culture.
New York City
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City is the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade. Revelers can join the march along Fifth Avenue, passing New York attractions such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Central Park.
London has the second largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration outside of New York. Visit the many Irish pubs in London serving a traditional Irish feast of beef stew and offering plenty of Guinness and laughter.
Irish taverns are bustling, joyful people are singing and dancing in the street, and even the Chicago River sparkles a brilliant shade of emerald green.
For those traveling with young children or those who are simply young at heart, skip the pubs and enjoy a spectacular fireworks display at Disneyland Paris.
Visitors can grab a drink or some corned beef and cabbage at the local Irish pubs, hop on a bar crawl, catch The Dropkick Murphys perform, or take a guided walking trail along the Boston Irish Heritage Trail.
The Irish community of Brussels will once again take over the Parc Cinquantenaire for an array of Irish sports, such as Gaelic football, hurling and camogie, and a traditional parade.
With one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the world, Savannah is the perfect place to be on St. Patrick’s Day. Each year thousands flood the cobblestone streets to watch traditional Irish dancing and professional bagpipers, eat delicious food, and drink.
Held in the heart of Amsterdam at the welcoming Splendor Amsterdam music center, travelers can enjoy a two-day Irish music festival ― the only celebration of Irish culture in the Netherlands.
Grab some green pints of beer at a pub, enjoy the all-day ShamROCK party with Irish bands, or walk along the Gaslamp Quarter, which transforms into an emerald isle with rolling hills of green astro-turf.
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