Events 2017

Four Great Days

St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

12:01 PM, Fri, 17 Mar

Venue: City Centre, starting at Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Ireland You Are…is the theme for the2017 Festival Parade which will weave its way through the heart of the capital city in a flourish of colour and flair.  Marvel as Ireland’s finest street-theatre companies swirl by with fantastical pageantry and raucous performances. 

Watch as the finest of Irish street theatre companies bring this theme to life with their spectacular creations, pageantry and performance.

Bands from Ireland will be joined by music ensembles from around the world, including France, Germany, the Bahamas, Switzerland and the USA, will deliver uplifting rhythms for the spectacular procession.

Cheer on the spectacular, energetic procession as it winds through the heart of Dublin City bursting with colour, whimsical theatrics and lively musical scores.


There are changes to the 2017 Festival parade route. Map available here.