St. Patrick's Day in Boston

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

Colorful floats, music and Irish good cheer await you at the annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade. Celebrate Irish heritage in Boston's most Irish neighborhood.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

South Boston Parade

Map of the Parade Route 

The parade begins 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.

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

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 

A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan: For the past decade, A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn concerts with Brian O'Donovan have introduced a wide range of new and familiar musicians alike to audiences eager to celebrate the holiday in true Irish style.

JFK Library invites you to enjoy a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on March 9, 2019! Exuberant dancers demonstrate athleticism, skill, and poise while presenting traditional and contemporary styles of Irish dance.

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