Paint it Green: Your Budapest Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Are you looking forward to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? For the first time, you will have a chance to spend not one, but four full days with the greenest parade of the globe, filled with tons of great programmes in the heart of Budapest!

The special event series will be organized by the IHBC (Irish Hungarian Business Circle): besides the parade, concerts as well as parties or traditional Irish dance performances will be held in the city. So, put on some green clothes along with your biggest smile, enjoy the numerous happenings all over town, and crown the merriments with the pride of Ireland: a couple of mugs of Guinness! In addition to the highlighted events, close to 80 venues will await you with open arms and delicious beers on 17 March, the Day of St. Patrick: clink your glasses in 50 Budapest locations, or visit one of the 30 countryside participating pubs and play for an authentic St. Patrick’s Day Hat! Sláinte!

16 March – St. Patrick’s Festival Budapest, Akvárium Klub – from 6 PM

17 March – St. Patrick’s Day Guinness pub promotions

18 March – International Dance Competition of the Central European Irish Dance Academy – Folyondár Sports Hall (1037 Budapest, Folyondár utca 15., )

–  Irish Hungarian Business Circle Gala Dinner– Marriott Hotel (You can register at )

19 March – St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Szabadság tér at 3 PM, after party at Instant (New venue: 1073 Budapest, Akácfa utca 49-51.)