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St. Patrick’s Day Parades in Kildare

You will be glad to hear preparations for St. Patrick’s Day Parades in County Kildare are in full swing! With the three-day bank holiday weekend lined up too, it’s looking to be a fantastic weekend in Kildare.


The Athy St. Patrick’s Day parade is back and better than ever! Come join the experience on March 17th at 3pm! Athy is thrilled to bring this beloved tradition that celebrates Irish heritage and community spirit. So, lets all wear our greenest outfits, wave your Irish flags, and dance to traditional Irish music as colourful floats and performers march through the town of Athy.

To get involved in this annual parade or to find out more information click the post below!


For 2023, the theme of the Newbridge St Patrick’s Day Parade is ‘Celebrating the Curragh’! This St Patrick’s Day parade will be on Friday, 17th March, at 12.00 noon until about 2pm, and will take place on Main Street in Newbridge, County Kildare.

Stay tuned on their Facebook page below for updates and information on how to get involved.


Monasterevin is hosting a spectacular St. Patrick’s Day event which is jammed packed with activities and suitable for all ages. From their dog show, to music to dancing, it’s sure to be a fantastic day out.


The theme for the Clane St Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 is ‘Movie Magic’. The parade will start at 3pm from the Leisure Centre and will finish at the GAA grounds on the Prosperous Road.

They are planning a festival this year which they hope has something for everyone. It will be filled with lots of music and fun for all, with street entertainment starting at 2pm on the Main Street.


The Kilcock St Patrick’s Parade will take place on the 17th March at 1:30pm. It starts at Spin Bridge just down from Musgrave’s and flows right down through the village and into the square.

The fun will start in the Harbour with the Duck Race at 3pm followed by the first St Patricks Day Canoe Relay race for the ‘Mick The Barber Cup’, on the water. Along the harbour area there will be pony rides, and a ‘Taste of Kilcock’ area with culinary treats from local restaurants and coffee shops. There will also be a field-day amusement area, bouncy castle and new to the line-up is a ‘Bucking Bronco’, which promises to entertain and challenge even the bravest of people!


Experience a fun-filled traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the historic setting of Celbridge, just a short distance from Dublin. Don’t miss out on more exciting updates about the day and check out their Facebook page below!


The Maynooth St. Patrick’s Day Parade is starting at 11am from Greenfield Shopping Centre, (Behind Maxol Station). The Parade will take approx. 1 hour 20 minutes. There will be more than 20 floats – prizes will be awarded for most original float, and best school float.

Maynooth Castle


St Patricks Day in Leixlip is a family fun day with free entertainment for all the family. Stay tuned on their Facebook page below for all update and information on how to get involved.