St. Patrick's Day in Boston


What better place to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day than in Boston? 

Make March memorable and magical with a variety of events that celebrate Irish heritage! Whether you choose to watch the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade or to partake in a traditional Irish meal, good cheer awaits!


The Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Parade takes place on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm.  It starts at the Broadway 'T' Station and ends at Andrew Square, South Boston. Your best bet for viewing the parade is to stake out a spot anywhere along Broadway. Marchers continue to Telegraph St to Dorchester St. ending at Andrew Square.  Map of the Parade Route 

St Patrick's Day Parade


Dropkick Murphys

It's a St. Patrick's tradition!!  Boston's own Dropkick Murphys do a string of hometown shows at the House of Blues, and at Encore Boston.


Guided Walks of the Irish Heritage Trail

Every March the Boston Irish Tourism Association provides guided walks of the Irish Heritage Trail; over 200 years of Irish history in Boston from Commodore John Barry to President John F. Kennedy. 

Irish Famine Statue in Boston


JFK Library 

JFK Library invites you to enjoy a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on March 14, 2020! Listen to the story of Irish immigrants in Boston through songs and poems of work, humor, protest, longing for home, and longing to feel at home as immigrants in America. Enjoy the lively music of Celtic Bells featuring  fiddle, bodhran (Irish drum), banjo, flute, guitar, and bagpipes.

Celtic Bells

Celtic Bells perform at JFK Library on March 14


Irish Film Festival Boston

The Irish Film Festival will feature more several Irish productions all presented at the historic Somerville Theatre in Davis Square from March 19-22, 2020.


Where to Eat 

Who's serving up the best Corn Beef and Cabbage?  Check out some of the specials available around town.

Irish Meal

Image courtesy of M.J. O'Connors