Are you keen to get your Irish on for St Patrick’s Day? Well we have rounded up some of the best events happening around Brisbane and beyond for St Patrick’s Day 2022.
From Irish dancers and pipe bands to a cold Guinness, sea of green and pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, the ultimate celebration of the year is right around the corner.
Brisbane Goes Green – 12-17 March
To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and the Brisbane Irish Festival, various locations in and around the city will be lit with Green Lights. With more locations lit than in previous years, there are plenty of chances to snap a shot of Brisbane in green.
St Patricks Eve Dinner 16 March
The Queensland Irish Association has hosted a St. Patrick’s Eve Dinner almost every year since its foundation to herald the celebration of the Patron Saint’s Feastday. This year it is at the Pullman Hotel, and costs $150 each
St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Eagle Farm Racecourse celebrates the very best of Irish culture in Brisbane, including Australia’s best traditional live Irish music lineup, and Brisbane’s best party DJs across 2 full festival stages at Eagle Farm Racecourse! Expect a day jam-packed with all things Irish; from Pipe Bands to Irish Dance Performers, bars & food trucks, as well as games, rides and attractions for all the family!
Follow the end of the rainbow and you’re bound to find a pot of gold at Finn McCool’s Fortitude Valley, as the city’s Irish folk take over Brunswick Street Mall. Gates open from 10 am and with free entry and pop-up bars lining the street, all you need to do is grab a perfectly poured Guinness and brace yourself for the ultimate celebration of the Irish, with Irish dancers and bagpipe bands to keep you entertained all day long.
The Prince Consort – Wednesday 17 March
The Prince Consort will pay homage to their Hotel publican Ida Murphy & Brisbane’s Irish community with a lively day of entertainment including live Irish bands, pipes, roving performers, traditional Irish grub and of course god’s nectar… Guinness! Starting from 11am, be sure to book your table to avoid missing out on all the St. Patrick’s Day festivities!