The Dublin St Patrick's Festival 2013 takes place over five days and culminates in the Dublin St Patrick's Day Parade, which is held on the 17th of March and will involve hundreds of floats, costumes and dancers... oh yes and hundreds of thousands of onlookers.
The St. Patrick’s Festival has developed a three year theme - ‘Past, Present and Future’ adopting the commemorative era in Ireland’s history as its inspiration. This year the 'Let's Make History' theme will draw inspiration from Irelans'd past.
The St Patrick's Festival has a rich and varied assortment of activities including poetry, dance, visual art, filmmaking, history, literature, music and theatre.
Events over the course of the St Patrick's Festival will include:
- Funfairs located at Merrion Square, Wolfe Tone Park and Custom House Quay.
- Big Day Out at Merrion Square for all the family
- Irish Beer Craft Festival
- A walking tour - in the footseps of St Patrick
- Remembering Luke Ke
- Festival Treasure Hunt
- St Patrick Festival 5km Road Race
- Dublin University Boat Race
Google Map of Dublin St Patrick's Day Parade Route
Check out our Google Map of the 2013 Dublin St Patrick Day Parade. The parade starts at the Garden of Remembrance in the North of the city, moves down O'Connell Street, over Connolly Bridge, up Westmoreland Street, past Trinity College at College Green, down Dame Street, Lord Edward Street, around Christchurch Cathedral and finishes up at the end of Patrick Street (just past St Patrick's Cathedral appropriately enough)