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SAINT PATRICK’S DAY IN BOSTON

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY IN BOSTON


BOSTON, MA (March 11, 2014) - Boston is prepared for another spectacular Saint Patrick's Day. There are a variety of Saint Patrick's Day events going on in the Greater Boston region, from the famous Saint Patrick's Day parade in South Boston, to concerts, dance performances and special Saint Patrick's Day menus. Boston has something for everyone to enjoy! The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) has compiled a list of events throughout the region.

Saint Patrick's Day Highlights:

  • Dropkick Murphys House of Blues March 13-16
    After a year-long world tour, Boston's own Dropkick Murphys return home for a string of St. Patrick's Day concerts at House of Blues on Lansdowne Street.  Details
  • St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn Hanover Theatre March 14-16
    9th annual Celtic Sojourn concert, presented by WGBH radio host Brian O'Donovan, returns with another all-star cast of musicians, singers and dancers. Details
  • The Greene-O'Leary School of Irish Dancing JFK Library March 15, 10:30 - 11:30AM
    Ages 5 and up. Free, but reservations are required. Join the dancers of the Greene O'Leary School as they showcase traditional and contemporary styles of Irish Dance. Details
  • St. Paddy's Bash Howl at the Moon March 15, 12:00PM
    Known for their local pubs, abundance of live music and, of course, the Irish definitely know how to party! Dance and drink like a true Irishman this St Patrick's Day as Howl at the Moon's dueling pianos rock your favorite Irish hits. Details
  • Saint Patrick's Day Parade South Boston March 16, 1:00PM. Details
  • Franklin Park & Stone Zoos March 16. Details
    Visit Franklin Park and Stone Zoos on Sunday, March 16 and watch as animals receive green-themed enrichment items. Details
  • Celtic Woman Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre March 16, 3:00 & 8:00 PM
    Singing sensation Celtic Woman perform traditional Irish tunes, timeless pop anthems and inspirational songs. Details
  • Patriot Place 4th annual Irish Festival Patriot Place March 16, 11:00AM- 5:30PM
    All ages. Free. Live bands, Irish step dancers, family activities and more. Details
  • Erin Go Beehive The Beehive March 17, 5:00PM - 1:00AM
    The Beehive will present its 7th annual St. Patrick's Day festivities in partnership with the Boston Irish Tourism Association (BITA). St. Patrick's Day at The Beehive includes an evening of authentic entertainment including a live performance from Boston-based Katie McD, Irish-inspired drinks, à la carte food specials from Executive Chef Marc Orfaly . Details
For a full list of Saint Patrick's Day events, transportation solutions, hotel packages and restaurants serving specialized menus please visit BostonUSA.com.

Saint Patrick's Day Parade Information:

The Parade will take place March 16, 2014 at 1:00PM EST in South Boston. The Parade route starts on West Broadway (easterly), left onto East Broadway, right onto "P" Street, right onto "East 4th" Street, right onto "East 5th" Street, left onto "G" Street, right onto "Southerly Arm of Thomas Park," left onto "Telegraph" Street, left onto Dorchester Street, and ending at "Dorchester Avenue."For a map of the parade route visit southbostonparade.org

Transportation to and from South Boston:
Please plan to walk or take public transportation to and from South Boston. Visit MBTA.com for a full schedule before, during and after the Parade.  

About the GBCVB
The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) is the primary private sector marketing and visitor service organization charged with the development of meetings, conventions and tourism-related business to enhance the economy of Boston, Cambridge and the greater metropolitan area. For more information on what to do, where to stay, and what to see when visiting Boston visit www.BostonUSA.com.

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