Where to Drink Guinness and Eat Irish Stew on St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver

Guinness and cottage pie croquettes; Sourced from Railtown Cafe

St. Patrick’s Day takes place this Friday, March 17, 2017! It’s time to don green clothing and to head to a welcoming Irish pub for a pint of Guinness (or two).

If you’d like to join the festivities, Vancouver has numerous establishments where you can expect live music, Irish food and drink, and plenty of good cheer this St. Patrick’s Day! Continue reading:
Where to Drink Guinness and Eat Irish Stew on St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver at the 2017 Celtic Village and Street Party

CelticFest - St Patrick's Day Parade | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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Vancouver is already working to be one of the greenest cities in the world, but this weekend it’s going to get even greener! St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching on Friday, March 17, and there are plenty of chances to celebrate the Irish holiday with a little jig or a glass of green beer in Vancouver.

While there will be no St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver this year, are still plenty of festivities happening around town. Whether you’re after a green beer, a perfectly poured Guinness, or some Irish Dancing, there’s something for everyone this St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Vancouver.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver at the 2017 Celtic Village and Street Party

See the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver, March 15

Photo credit: Michellerlee | Flickr

Photo credit: Michellerlee | Flickr

Ready to show your shamrocks with pride? The 11th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will turn downtown Vancouver into a sea of green this Sunday, March 15, with marching bands, dancers and plenty of bagpipes.

The parade marks the climax of CelticFest Vancouver, a 12-day tribute to Celtic culture. The festival includes dozens of music, dance and theatre events at venues around the city, from Celtic rock concerts to guided whisky tastings. (Check out some of the can’t-miss happenings here.)

But the biggest event is the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Continue reading:
See the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver, March 15

The 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver is This Sunday!

St Patrick's Day Parade Vancouver

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Vancouver is getting a little Irish this Sunday when the streets are turned green to celebrate the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day festivities. (*Note: streets will not actually be turning green…).

As a finale hurrah to the Vancouver Celtic Festival that has been going on from March 8-16, Vancouver will be hosting the 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 16th at 11:00am.

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The 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver is This Sunday!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
This weekend is filled with amazing music, dance, art, and family friendly events. Read on for our top picks for things happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2013

Vancouver St. Patrick's Day Parade 2013

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Get ready to green it up, folks. The Vancouver Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2013 will (sham)rock downtown Vancouver Sunday, March 17.

Vancouver is good at celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. We’ve got CelticFest – nine straight days of Celtic food and drink, music and dancing from March 9 to 17.  Then there’s the ultimate shake-your-shamrocks St. Patrick’s Day party at the Blarney Stone in historic Gastown on March 17.

But the biggest event by far is the St. Patrick’s Day Parade which draws a crowd of 350,000+ spectators and features 2,000 participants, including Celtic and Irish dancers, award-winning pipe and drum bands, acrobats, stilt walkers, antique vehicles, the Vancouver police motorcycle drill team, and more.

The parade starts at 11am March 17. Find all the details you need on the parade route after the jump. Continue reading:
Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2013

Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2012

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Get ready to put on your green clothes and shake your shamrocks: the 8th annual Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day Parade is coming Sunday, March 18, 2012!

Vancouverites love their St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, from partying at CelticFest to downing green beers at The Blarney Stone, but the biggest event by far is the Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which attracts over 350,000 spectators and features 2,000 participants, including Celtic and Irish dancers,  award-winning pipe and drum bands, acrobats, stilt walkers, antique vehicles, the Vancouver police motorcycle drill team, and more.

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Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2012