St. Patrick's Day Parade, Galway
2017 marks the 114th anniversary of the Galway St. Patrick's Day Parade and you can expect a wonderful spectacle of all things Irish, particularly in this centenary of the Irish Republic. The Parade will start at 11.30am and finish at approximately 1.00pm. St Patrick's Festival Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. It aims to celebrate the cities diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events. They aim to create a carnival atmosphere that the whole city can be part of and they do. This year's parade highlights include Galway Arts Centre, Colours Street Theatre, An Taibhdhearc Theatre and Galway Theatre Festival with community groups such as Foróige, GAA clubs, Amnesty International and The Russian Culture Club creating a kaleidoscope of of Galway's rich mix of cultural and ethnic diversity. This year's parade will start at 11.