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

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St. Patrick's Day Parade 2014

Bust out your finest green T-shirts: St. Patrick's Day 2015 is officially upon us. One of the biggest events happening at the forefront of every spring is the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, which marches along Fifth Avenue—and passes by venerable New York attractions, including St. Patrick's Cathedral and Central Park. There are plenty of other ways to celebrate St. Patty's Day 2015: Read on for our guide to the best St. Patrick's Day parades, events, Irish pubs and more.

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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.

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Comments

4 comments
Leslie T
Leslie T

history lesson for you over the pond.............. St. Patrick  was not even an irish man........ he was a welsh man sent to ireland by Dewi Sant - saint David to ease the burden of the people Potato famine....... known today as BOG Trotters.... it is called paddys day by the irish people themselves........... the welsh and scottish still call it st. patricks day......... the sassanaches (english) dont even reccognise st. patricks day..... they only reccognise st. Davids day, st. Andrews and st. George's day.


also in 1917 southern ireland rejected the offer from the british government's offer for a free ireland........... because all ulster men were fighting in at the front in france.


you yanks that claim to be descendant from irish blood are what we celts call............ Plastic........... your grandparents/great grandparents moved late18th/19th century............. 


gaelic speaking welshman......... who is born and bread in Wales

St Patrick or St Pat or St Paddy or Paddy's Day. NEVER EVER Patty's day. Poor research and editing.

LA
LA

It is PADDY'S Day NOT Patty's Day. Very disappointed even Time Out gets this wrong.