St Patrick’s Festival in Ireland Will Take Place… Virtually

IrelandSt. Patrick’s Day is a time for partying, especially in Ireland. However, the celebrations have been canceled thanks to COVID-19 for the second year in a row.

Lonely Planet mentions that, “hundreds of thousands of visitors usually descend on the country to celebrate with locals at fun parades and dazzling events in cities and towns across the land.”

The St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin won’t be holding in-person events or its parade. However, the six-day event will be taking place virtually! The event will take place “via SPF TV, which will be located on its website and will be accessible globally.”

The festival will celebrate Ireland’s culture and heritage and are will be created by artists and organizations from all around the country. Events will include music, theater, art, performance, poetry, storytelling, traditional arts, tours, street and building lighting and art installations and more.

The Ireland St Patrick’s Festival starts on March 12 and ends on the 17th. If you’re interested in checking out some of the events, you can do so on the St Patrick’s Festival website here.

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