Complete Guide to St. Patrick's Day in Vancouver

Get out your green clothes and shamrocks and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Vancouver!

St. Patrick's Day (March 17) has Irish Catholic origins, but its popularity as a celebration of all things Celtic has grown worldwide, making it a favorite holiday among Canadians of all backgrounds. And Vancouverites are no exception.

Use this guide to find the best things to do on St. Patrick's Day in Vancouver.

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St. Patrick's Day at Vancouver Irish Pubs

Pints of Guinness at Gravity Bar at Guinness Storehouse
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Vancouverites love to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish beer, live music, and food at Vancouver's best Irish pubs. Use this list to find the hottest St. Patrick's Day parties for adults 19+.

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All-Ages St. Patrick's Day Events for Kids & Families

Kid celebrating St. Patrick's Day
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Want to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Vancouver with your kids? Use this list to find St. Patrick's Day events that include all ages in the fun including live music, Irish dancers, and shamrocks, without the green beer and whiskey.

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CelticFest Vancouver

CelticFest Vancouver
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CelticFest Vancouver is a celebration of all things Celtic including music, dance, film, storytelling, and workshops for people of all ages. In 2019, the event goes from February 22 to March 20.

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The Blarney Stone St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Address
216 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J1, Canada
Phone
+1 604-687-4322

One of the biggest St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Vancouver, the Blarney Stone throwing a huge weekend-long St. Patrick's Day Festival. On Saturday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. there'll be live music, Celtic dancers, a stilts walker, DJ, hula hooper, and a piper. On St. Patrick's Day, Sunday, March 17, 2018,the festivities continue with all the entertainment from Saturday plush an Irish brunch buffet. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets for the Saturday event will be sold at the door and tickets for the Sunday event will be sold at the door and online.

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St. Patricks Day Club Crawl

Address
455 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L2, Canada
Phone
+1 604-684-0258

Aimed at students, tickets are $30 and include transportation between venues, this St. Patrick's Day Club Crawl starts at The Pint Public House and gets you "front of the line" entrance to three more nightclubs (all entrance fees are included in the $30 ticket), plus party favors, prizes, and contests.

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Complete Guide to St. Patrick's Day in Vancouver