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Saint Patrick and Christian Heritage Events

Whether you want to celebrate or seek reflection, St. Patrick's Day is one of the best times for getting out and about in Northern Ireland.  The big day presents an array of events and a reminder to get out and explore our rich and ever-present vein of Patrician heritage. 

32417_Saint_Patrick_s_Festival_DownpatrickArmagh & Down will be buzzing with the upcoming The Home of Saint Patrick Festival  (3 - 19 March), so come and celebrate this 17- day long festival narrated through walks, talks, processions, music and much more giving you a genuine experience in his rightful home.



Enjoy a walk this Saint Patrick's Day with all the family through Colin Glen Forest Park, bringing to life entertainers, music, activities, food and local crafts.

28196_Gruffalo_Trail_Colin_Glen_Forest_ParkEn route you will meet all of the characters from the famous children's book along The Gruffalo Trail. The park will be buzzing with music and entertainment with a fun atmospheric feel to the day with storytelling, animal petting stations, interactive dance, and a leprechaun hunt.



St patricks carnivalCome to Belfast as the city becomes awash with colour, music and performers as the Saint Patrick's Carnival Parade snakes its way through the streets en route to Custom House Square where visitors will be able to enjoy the annual concert featuring quality local music and dancers.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Follow the end of the rainbow to Solitude Park at Banbridge, County Down for a host of free fun for everyone with the annual St. Patrick’s Family Fun Day featuring live music, activities and entertainment.

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