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How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Boston

By: Hotel Revere Boston / 01 Mar 2023
How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Boston
There's no better place outside the Emerald Isle to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day than Boston. Our Irish heritage runs deep dating back to Colonial times. Home to the densest Irish American population in the USA, Beantown is the place to be Irish — at least for the day. Celebrate the spirit of the Irish community with colorful neighborhoods, historic sites, events, and of course its pubs.
Learn where the locals go to hoist a pint, see the parade, and enjoy the storytelling, music, and dancing this St. Paddy's Day in Boston.

St. Patrick's Day Block Party & Pub Crawl: March 17 & 18

Dress in green and raise your Guinness high when you join in the roving block party. Revel at over a half dozen Irish pubs this St. Patrick's Day with drink specials, cool coupons, free shot vouchers, and a map of the participating bars and establishments.

The Dropkick Murphys: March 17 – 19, 2023

Catch the Dropkick Murphys in their native Boston to celebrate St. Paddy's Day with three shows. Punk rock's most famous Celtic band plays the new MGM Music Hall at Fenway Friday and Saturday and rocks out at the House of Blues Boston on Sunday.

Run the St Patrick's Day 5k Road Race: March 19, 2023

Run the parade route or cheer on your favorite road racer at this spirited community event in South Boston. The annual St Patrick's Day 5k Road Race is a fun way to enjoy some Irish fun while supporting the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club. The free race starts at 11 am and ends at noon on St. Paddy's Day.

Take a St Patrick's Day Brunch Cruise: March 18 & 19, 2023

Enjoy traditional Irish bacon rashers, black pudding, and sausage aboard the yacht Northern Lights for a St. Patrick's Day brunch cruise of the Boston Harbor. It's Craic agus Ceoil ("fun and music") all weekend long, complete with Irish music.

Explore the Irish Heritage Trail

Walk in the footsteps of the Irish sculptors, poets, veterans, and politicians who came to our shores as immigrants. Enjoy the self-guided tour at your own pace, visiting 20 stops, starting at the Rose Kennedy Rose Garden and finishing at Fenway Park.

South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade: March 19, 2023

Join over a million spectators and celebrate the wearing ‘o the green at the country's largest and oldest St. Patrick's Day parade. Enjoy hundreds of bagpipers, dancers, military units, brass marching bands, colorful floats, and plenty of local Irish heritage at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston.

St. Patrick's Day Special Variety Dinner Show: March 17 – 19

Enjoy traditional Irish fare like corned beef and cabbage or Guinness beef stew and take in Irish jigs, music, stories, and dancing at The Burren Backroom. Boston's best Irish bar is the place to celebrate on St. Patrick's Day with live music that will get you on your feet.

Get Into the Boston Spirit at Revere Hotel

Located in the vibrant Back Bay neighborhood, Revere Hotel Boston Common is the perfect starting point for a St. Patrick's Day celebration. Enjoy an eclectic boutique hotel surrounded by Boston's history, culture, attractions, and events. Sip a pint of Guinness at our tavern-style restaurant, Rebel's Guild, and recharge in luxurious rooms and suites until you're ready for the parades and parties. Cheers!

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