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Cork St. Patrick's Festival
Cork City, Co. Cork
15 March - 18 March 2024
Free to visit
Family friendly
Cork St Patrick’s Festival presents a weekend of pageantry, music and culture. Join them for the St Patrick’s Day Parade, a carnival of colour, movement and sound celebrating Ireland’s national day and enjoy the hospitality of Ireland's second city.

Cork St. Patrick's Festival centres on the Parade, when 50,000 spectators line the main streets of Cork City to celebrate Ireland’s national day – March 17th. A family-friendly experience, Cork City’s parade sees amazing floats, marching bands from near and far, dance performances, and joyful community spirit, parading through the main streets of Ireland’s second city.

Also sample local culture and hospitality in the extensive programme of weekend events across this compact and welcoming city, rated in the top three “Friendliest Cities in the World”. Whether for traditional music sessions, the vibrant pub scene, or gentle walking tours and gallery visits, Cork will match your pace this spring holiday.

Fáilte romhat! (welcome)

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Cork City, Cork, Ireland
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