St. Patrick’s Day happens every March 17. Parades are usually held on the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day (unless the holiday falls on Saturday, of course). Find a summary of the festivities around the Puget Sound region below, followed by a calendar list of St. Patrick’s Day events for the current year .
Bremerton Saint Patrick’s Day Parade steps off at 6th and Pacific, heads south on Pacific to Fourth Street, turns right to head down to Park Avenue. At Park Ave turning Right to 5th St. Right on 5th St back up to Pacific Ave.
Seattle Irish Heritage Club presents the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. While the major activity is the organizing of Irish Week events in March, including the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Irish Festival, the club organizes Irish activities all year round. The Irish Heritage Club is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization whose mission is to promote activities of an Irish cultural nature in western Washington.
- Seattle’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 12:30 p.m. in downtown Seattle on 4th Avenue at James, then travels north to the Reviewing Stand at Westlake Park, and officially ends at the Seattle Center with Closing Ceremonies.
- Seattle’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival. After the Irish Day parade, head to Seattle Center for closing ceremonies in the Armory, followed by the Irish Festival. The Irish Festival features cultural roots and contemporary influences of Ireland through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace. Irish tunes, step dancing and the Irish jig keep the energy flowing. Festival-goers may trace their roots in genealogy workshops, learn the Irish language and take in colorful cultural exhibits and contemporary Irish short films. Meet Irish celebrities; view Irish movies, cultural exhibits and demonstrations and have a “great craic” (gaelic for “a great times.”).
St. Patrick’s Day events
(If nothing is listed below, there are no upcoming St. Patrick’s Day events in our calendar. We usually update St. Patrick’s Day events in February for the current year.)