How to spend St. Patrick’s Day 2023!

St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, and there’s no better place to celebrate than Vancouver! From lively pubs to cultural events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some ideas for how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver in 2023:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: One of the biggest events in Vancouver for St. Patrick’s Day is the annual parade. This year, the parade is set to take place on March 18th. You can expect to see plenty of green and shamrocks, as well as bagpipes, dancers, and other performances. A parade is a family-friendly event, so it’s perfect for all ages.

Visit a Local Pub: Vancouver is home to many Irish pubs that are sure to be lively and festive on St. Patrick’s Day. Grab a pint of Guinness, enjoy some traditional Irish food, and listen to live music at one of these popular spots, such as Smits, Hynes and The Blarney Stone.

St. Patrick’s Day Run: Get some exercise and enjoy the festivities at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Run, which is set to take place on March 19th. This is a fun run, meaning that it’s not time, and participants are encouraged to dress up in green and other festive costumes.

Irish Cultural Center: If you’re looking to learn more about Irish culture, head to the Irish Cultural Center in Vancouver. This centre hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including traditional music, dance, and storytelling.

Irish Cinema Night: Take a break from the festivities and enjoy a screening of a classic Irish film at one of Vancouver’s independent cinemas, such as The Rio Theatre or The Cinematheque. From classic dramas to modern comedies, there’s something for every taste.

These are just a few of the many ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver in 2023. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly events or lively pub crawls, Vancouver has something for everyone. So, put on your best green outfit and join in on the fun!