• St Patrick's Day

    Enjoy the St Patrick's Day concert and parade in Belfast as well as tours, talks, music workshops and exhibitions.

St Patrick's Day


The main Belfast St Patrick's Day celebrations will take place on Saturday 17 March 2018 when the city will come alive with a colourful carnival atmosphere for all the family to enjoy! The celebrations will start with a spectacular high energy carnival parade with eye-catching floats, performers, music and support from the local community, as people of all ages visit from far and wide to celebrate St Patrick in Belfast.

What's On

St Patrick's Day Parade and Concert 2018

The annual Belfast St Patrick's Day carnival parade will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018, bringing together sporting and cultural societies, community and voluntary associations, youth, church, and parent groups, and individual performers in one of the city's largest, most vibrant... Read More ›

St Patrick's Day Craic at Exploris Aquarium

Join in with all the craic and banter this St Patrick's Day with some underwater and reptilian friends at Exploris Aquarium. Take part in themed arts and crafts in the Crabby Craft club or get your hands wet with daily open pool demonstrations, plus lots more surprises for all the... Read More ›

St Patrick's Weekend at St George's Market

A sea of green and celebrations await at St George's Market on St Patrick's weekend from Friday 16 March to Sunday 18 March.

Bring your friends and family to the award-winning market as they've got your St Patrick's Day celebrations sorted! This jam-packed weekend includes local live... Read More ›

St Patrick's Day at Castle Espie

Enjoy a fun St Patrick's Day 2018 at Castle Espie Wetland Centre. Join them for special storytelling in the Crannog between 1-3pm, facepainting and Karl Mantella's Zoo-2-You Roadshow.

Traditional music, arts and crafts and themed treats at the Kingfisher Kitchen will also be... Read More ›

St Patrick's Weekend at Castle Ward

Spring is in the air at Castle Ward and life is retuning back to the estate as house wakes up from its winter clean to welcome another season of visitors. Join them for a weekend of traditional music between 1pm - 3.30pm in the Stableyard on 17 and 18 March and celebrate the arrival of spring... Read More ›

Saint Patrick's Day Procession in Armagh

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in Armagh with a spectacular display of colour, music, dance and entertainment for all to enjoy as their wonderful procession snakes its way through the city centre.

The procession route runs from the Palace Demesne, Irish Street, Ogle Street, Thomas... Read More ›

St Patrick's Day at The National

Enjoy a weekend filled with live music, food and plenty of drink at The National & Sixty6 this Paddy's Day weekend, with food served all day from 1pm and the very best in live traditional Irish music.

Twelve hours of live music will take place in the beer garden late into the night... Read More ›

St Patrick's Family Fun Day

Enjoy a family fun day at Colin Glen Forest Park this St Patrick's Day, with a range of activities, including the very popular Gruffalo Trail, Fairy Village and Stick Man Trails.

The event will mark the launch of the spring and summer season for the park and visitors will be able to... Read More ›

Home of St Patrick Festival, Armagh

Armagh is at the heart of celebrating the life of Saint Patrick, and the Home of St Patrick Festival promises a lively and varied showcase of the best culture, music, song and spirituality from 8-19 March 2018.

The festival will provide an unrivalled mix of Irish and international... Read More ›

St Patrick's Day at The Dirty Onion

The Dirty Onion is celebrating St Paddy's day this year with a bang!

They have a huge lineup of outstanding music performances for you throughout the day, with Matty Rea kicking off the day's entertainment at 12 noon outside on the main stage, whilst inside the bar next to the cosy fire... Read More ›