It’s time to grab a pint, dance a jig and paint the town green! Vancouver is gearing up for its most fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day to date, full of Celtic spirit –and we’ve rounded up the best ways to celebrate:
- Keltic Landing, March 17-18
Enter the mystical mountains and magical meadows of Keltic Landing, a new two-day immersive experience produced by The Social Concierge and Wet Ape. At Shamrock Ball on March 17, celebrate Celtic Irish traditions through music, raucous dance and Irish spirits; at Tartan Pride on March 18, don a kilt and pay homage to Scottish Gaelic heritage by grooving to bagpipes and fiddlers, sampling Scottish spirits and taking in a hardy Scottish feast. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
- Celtic Fest, March 10-17
Western Canada’s largest Celtic celebration returns in 2016 with upbeat Irish entertainment, Celtic cultural experiences, and the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Explore the Celtic Village on Granville Street (March 12-13), take part in a whiskey tasting at Doolin’s Irish Pub (March 14-16) and rock out to the Irish Rovers at the Vogue Theatre (March 17). For tickets and information, click here.
- St. Patrick’s Day 5k, March 12
Put a little Irish in your step with the BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5k race through scenic Stanley Park. Dress in green to run, walk or skip to the finish line. Then, enjoy a post-race celebration at the Granville Island Brewing After Party with spirited entertainment and green beer – you earned it! Register here.