We’ve put together a list of the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, whether you’re in the States or want to travel to the homeland.
New York City is one of the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the US. You have many options. You could enjoy the iconic and massive St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Fifth Ave. and between 44th and 79th Streets. Or you could enjoy one of the many Irish pubs.
Check out Molly’s Shebeen, a pub and restaurant that has been at 287 Third Ave., New York, New York since 1895. In fact, the location started out as a bar, then became a grocery store during Prohibition and turned back into a pub after the Prohibition Era.
Boston is another hot spot on St. Patrick’s Day. Boston is known for its large Irish population. Boston’s large St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at West Broadway and ends at Farragut Road.
The Druid (1357 Cambridge St., Cambridge) is known for being located in the oldest wooden mercantile building in Cambridge (a very short drive from Boston).
Dublin is an obvious choice if you’re headed to Ireland to celebrate. It’s an easy choice if you land in Dublin. St. Patrick’s Festival lasts from March 13 to 17 this year in Dublin. Enjoy modern and classic Irish music, watch the parade, and more.
Consider heading to Temple Bar (47/48 Temple Bar, Dublin D02 N725) and The Brazen Head (20 Bridge St. Lower; Dublin 8), Ireland’s oldest pub, built in 1198 as a coach house.
(11 Quay St., Galway). The Quays is known for its spectacular live music acts and is located on Quay St., popular for its nightlife.
Head to Galway. Their St. Patrick’s Day Parade lasts from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. It starts on Dominick Street and ends on Prospect Hill.
Experience The Quays (11 Quay St., Galway). The Quays is known for its spectacular live music acts and is located on Quay St., popular for its nightlife.