It’s time to wear your green with pride.
CelticFest Vancouver, the annual celebration of Celtic culture, is rolling into town March 9-March 17. While lots of cities have a St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Vancouver offers nine straight days of Celtic food and drink, music and dancing and more.
All told, CelticFest embraces 70 events at venues all across the city, from tastings at Irish pubs, to traditional Ceilidhs with folk music and dancing to all-out street parties.
Here are five can’t-miss happenings for lovers of the Emerald Isle:
Celts on the Creek: CelticFest kicks off with this free outdoor party at the Village on False Creek (formerly Olympic Village). Stop by the plaza for a full day of heel-kickin’ Celtic music – both traditional and rock ‘n’ roll varieties – plus food and family fun. March 9, noon-5 p.m.; Village Plaza; free. Continue reading:
5 Can’t-Miss Events at CelticFest Vancouver 2013, March 9-17