Of all of the holidays locals celebrate, St. Patrick’s Day in Brooklyn, NY, is one of the most festive and fun. No matter if you bleed green or don’t have an ounce of Irish heritage, St. Patrick’s Day is a time for Brooklynites to come together, raise a glass over music and food, and enjoy the revelry.
The holiday falls on a Sunday this year, but even if you have to work the next day, the festivities for St. Patrick Day in the borough are held throughout the month — so you have no excuse not to partake! So don your green gear, grab a Guinness and dive in:
Rhythm of the Dance
The National Dance Company of Ireland brings its heart-pounding entertainment to On Stage at Kingsborough on March 15. The performers take audiences on a trip through Irish history, showcasing the best of the country’s music and dance traditions.
Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This annual celebration kicks off at 1 p.m. March 17 at 15th Street and Prospect Park West in Park Slope. Brooklyn’s beloved parade features Irish dancers, bagpipers, community leaders, elected officials and much more. Paradegoers are invited to Holy Name Parish Hall after the event for an authentic Irish party (featuring corned beef and cabbage of course!).
Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade
If you didn’t get all of your parading out on St. Patrick’s Day, stretch the party into the next weekend with the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade. At noon on March 24, participants will step off from Marine and Third avenues and head down Third, providing live music, dancing and more along the way. Of all of the events celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Brooklyn, NY, this parade offers the most community-oriented vibe, with lots of opportunities to get know community organizations and leaders.
Irish Haven Bar
If you want to celebrate St. Patty’s with an authentic Irish feel, head to Irish Haven Bar. With bartenders straight from Ireland, Guinness aplenty and a friendly, laidback vibe, the Irish Haven offers a true taste of Ireland. On St. Pat’s weekend, the bar gets into the holiday spirit with extended hours and live music.
Sober St. Patrick’s Day
If you’re looking for a way to mark St. Patrick’s Day in Brooklyn, NY, that’s a little bit more low-key, check out Sober St. Patrick’s Day at St. Patrick’s Youth Center. The event features world-class musicians and singers, along with food and drinks. You can take in some great talent and still wake up bright and early the next day!
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