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)