How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in London

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St. Patrick's Day in London:

In London, St Patrick's Day is celebrated on the Sunday closest to March 17. The city hosts a flamboyant St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival.

St. Patrick's Day London Parade:

2017 Date: Sunday March 19, 2017.

The parade begins at Green Park at 12 p.m. and the 1.5-mile route runs past a number of London landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and the Ritz. 

The St. Patrick's Day Parade features marching bands, Irish dancers, live music and groups representing the Irish Counties. There is also plenty of street theater around the streets of central London. It's a fun family day out.

St. Patrick's Day London Festival:

2017 Date: Sunday March 19, 2017
Time: 12 noon to 6 p.m.
Location: Trafalgar Square

The St. Patrick's Day London Festival is a free event that gives families the chance to experience all things Irish, including the best of traditional and contemporary Irish music and dance being showcased on stage. There are tons of activities for kids and authentic Irish food and drink. 

Best Irish Pubs in London:

There are many Irish pubs in London so how do you choose a good one? The Irish pubs in London listed here are recommended for their ambiance, as well as their Guinness!
Best Irish Pubs in London.

Photos of St. Patrick's Day in London:

Londoners like to dress up in green like the best of 'em. Enjoy these St. Patrick's Day in London Photos.

St. Patrick's Day London Organizers:

The festival, parade, and Festival Week are organized by the Mayor of London