Sunday, 1 March 2015
St. Patrick’s Day in New York
Whether you want to watch the St. Patrick's Day Parade or just hang out in an Irish pub, here's our guide to celebrating St. Patty's Day in NYC
When is St. Patrick's Day?
This year, St. Patrick's Day falls on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. What is St. Patrick's Day?
Saint Patrick's Day occurs annually on March 17, the date marked by the death of Saint Patrick, Ireland's most celebrated patron saint. The festivities surrounding this date specifically commemorate Saint Patrick, and the subsequent arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Where is the New York St. Patrick's Day Parade?
The Parade starts at 11am at 44th Street, marching up Fifth Avenue—past St. Patrick's Cathedral at 50th Street—all the way to 79th Street. It finishes around 4:30-5:00pm at the American Irish Historical Society at East 80th Street.