With celebrations for St Patrick’s Day being generally themed around all things green and Irish, why not kick start you St Patrick’s Day Celebrations by wearing green, eating Irish food, imbibing Irish drink, and attending parades.
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May the Luck of the Irish be with you – and why not take your Green WineWeaver along to one of the following events…
ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADES & EVENTS – 2012
Chicago St Patricks’ Day Parade 2012 – Rivers of Green!
The Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held every year on the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day, unless the Irish holiday actually falls on a Saturday. The Chicago River is dyed green at 10:45 am, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chicago kicks off at noon. Thousands of people attend the event each year, so make sure to arrive early to get a good spot.
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New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2012
The New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the USA’s oldest and proudest Irish tradition, marching for the first time 250 years ago, on March 17, 1762 – fourteen years before the Declaration of Independence.
The Parade, held on March 17th, starts at 44th Street at 11:00 am and marches up Fifth Avenue past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street all the way up past the American Irish Historical Society at 83rd and the Metropolitan Museum of Art at 83rd Street to 86th Street, where the parade finishes at around 4:30 – 5:00 pm.
If you’re in the Big Apple, be sure to join in. Find out more here
London St Patrick’s Day Parades 2012
Party like the Irish, in London! Celebrating all things Irish, with laughter, fun and, of course, Guinness!
This year’s annual St Patrick’s Day parade will be on Sunday 18 March. London’s St Patrick’s Day Parade involves marching bands, floats, street theatre and more. All 32 Irish counties are represented, dressed in their traditional county colours. Other parade participants include members of London’s Irish community and all other Londoners.
The parade begins at Green Park at 12pm and will proceed through central London to Trafalgar Square with the event finishing at 6pm.
As well as the parade, you’ll be treated to the best of Irish music, dance and culture in Trafalgar Square.The festival offers free entertainment all day including ceili dancing, traditional Irish music, celebrity MCs, and Irish speakers ready to teach you a few Irish phrases. Join in the celebrations and find out more here.
Ohio, Cedarbrook – St Patrick’s Day Wine Tasting & Auction
For something a little less crowded, but none the less enjoyable if you’re in Ohio, check out the wine tasting at Cedarbrook, taking place the day before Sat Patrick’s Day on on March 16th from 6:00 am – 6:00 am!
Having a huge success at last year’s wine tasting and silent auction, the organiser’s decided to have another Pelotonia event at Cedarbrook. With Wonderful Wines, an Awesome Auction, Great Food and Entertainment, including appetizers, beer, and Unlimited Tastings!
What more can you ask for to kick off the St. Patrick’s Day weekend!?!
Take along your significant other / friends and join in the fun with food, wine and entertainment on hand! Find out more
Cape Town, South Africa
Find something green to wear and join Durbanville Hills Wines for St Patrick’s Day 2012.
Get into the spirit of the day with Irish folk and contemporary music, while enjoying a tasting of Durbanville Hills’ award-winning wines. The Eatery will be serving fresh fish and chips as well as local tapas under the olive trees. Those best dressed in green stand a chance of winning amazing prizes.
There will also be fantastic special offers on wines available. Find out more.