Hugh Green Group St Patrick’s Parade and Irish Music and Dance Festival
UPDATE: March 16 – This event has been cancelled in light of the recent tragic events in Christchurch.
Yes, that’s right, the Hugh Green Group St Patrick’s Day Parade is returning to Auckland’s Queen Street!
The first St Patrick’s Parade in the world, and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere. Featuring Irish inspired floats, traditional music and dancing, marching bands, leprechauns, the Rose of Tralee and St Patrick himself.
Don’t miss out!
The celebrations continue following parade on Queen Street (between Wakefield St and Mayoral Drive – near Aotea Square and the Town Hall) at the Irish Music and Dance Festival.
Featuring Sean Kelly and The Celtic Flyers, Rough Town, the Connolly School of Irish Dance, the Doyle Academy of Irish Dance, kids’ rides, face painting and more.
Key date and times:
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Hugh Green Group St Patrick’s Parade 12pm-1pm, Queen St
Hugh Green Group Irish Music and Dance Festival, 12.30pm-3.30pm, near Aotea Square