St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Belfast celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a street parade complete with dancers and music.

Belfast celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a street parade complete with dancers and music. The colourful floats have themes which vary from biblical characters to environmental issues – this may sound dull, but it’s anything but. There is also a yearly theme for the parade, most recently this revolved around recycling, and the procession featured percussionists who’d made their own instruments from found materials. After the parade there is usually a concert which will appeal to pop fans; taking place at Custom House Square, X Factor competitor Stacey Solomon and Lemar performed recently. Both the parade and concerts are family-friendly and free.

Image: Belfast Telegraph

Location map

Map showing the location of St. Patrick’s Day Parade




Getting here by train

The main train station lies just a couple of hundred metres from the main parade route, so it's easy to walk from one to the other. For those unable to do so, there are bus connections into the centre.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Nearest Train Stations

Belfast Central 0.2 km

Visitor information table

CityBelfast
CountryNorthern Ireland
AddressBelfast City Hall to Custom House Square
Dates March
Websitehttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events/stpatricksday.asp
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