St Paddy’s Day calls for a jam-packed weekend full of parades, dancing, eating, and pints of Guinness! Check out these local events to show your Irish pride…

St. Patrick's Day Parade in London

Don’t miss one of the most extravagant parades in the city. The annual London parade will feature Irish pageantry, leprechaun floats, marching bands, and traditional dancers. It begins at noon from Piccadilly and has a 1.5-mile route all the way down to Whitehall.

St. Patrick's Day Festival in Trafalgar Square

Celebrate the Irish patron saint by watching special guests perform at Trafalgar Square and browse the hundreds of stalls featuring traditional Irish food. The festival has a family zone showcasing child-friendly entertainment, games, and workshops.

Ruckus @ VAULT London

This rowdy, gangster-themed show is celebrating Paddy’s Day with punk music and lots of whiskey. If you’re a fan of Peaky Blinders then this is definitely a show you shouldn’t miss. Don’t forget to dress to the theme!

Northern Ireland Produce at Borough Market

London’s famous city market will transform into a showcase of Northern Ireland food and drinks to fill you up for the day’s festivities. An added feature of the market is their pop-up cooking workshops to teach you how to master traditional Irish dishes.

Proud Embankment St. Patrick's Day Party

Join Proud Embankment for green beer, Guinness deals, leprechaun hostesses, and a costume competition. What more could you want from a St Paddy’s party?

St Patrick’s Day Comedy Show

Laugh the night away with the classic Irish humour. Bar Rumba will feature an all-Irish comedy line up with Live at The Palladium’s Jarlath Regan and Show Me the Funny winner, Patrick Monahan, to headline.

Paddy’s in the Park, Howl at the Moon

St. Paddy’s will not be complete without taking a trip to an Irish pub. Head down to Hoxton to join Howl at the Moon with their Irish festivities complete with street food, live music, six nations stream, and a Guinness perfect pour experience.

Happy St Patricks day, we hope you celebrate in style! Let us know if you manage to celebrate at one of these great events.

written by samw