Great news, this year there are lots of events organised for Saint Patrick’s Day! Here is a list of some of the events we have found so far. If you have other events in mind please contact us, we are always happy to put them on our website and promote them on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Happy Saint Patrick’s 2023!

What is happening in Kildare


You will find parades in different towns such as:

  • Athy
  • Celbridge
  • Clane
  • Edenderry
  • Monasterevin
  • Newbridge

Events and concerts

Some towns may not have parades on Saint Patrick’s Day but keep up the festivity spirits through events like:

  • Celbridge-Castletown Céile
  • Clane
  • Edenderry
  • Monasterevin

And other like to use music to keep the vibe of Saint Patrick’s Day like:

  • Celbridge-Castletown
  • Edenderry
  • Monasterevin

Please see below for more information about the festivities. If you wish additional information or bookings make sure to contact the venues directly.


“Celebrate in Style” Parade will start in Athy at 3pm on the 17th of March 2023.
You may find more information on their Facebook page:, or by emailing them on or by phoning them on the +353(0) 86 847 0232.


Celbridge has organized many activities throughout the Saint Patrick’s Day. You should first check Castletown House market starting at 1pm. At 2.45 a pre-parade gig on the main street starring Sina Theil that will last for an hour. And at 4pm the parade will start on the main street where you will be able to see three marching bands and numerous local clubs, groups, and business as well as colourful floats.
For more information you may take a look at their website or by emailing or text Stephen on +353(0)87 75 17176.


In Clane Saint Patrick’s Day is a week long affair!
Tuesday 14th : Storytime at the Library at 3.30 pm (for children aged 5 to 8).
Thursday 16th:
-        Judging of the town shops decoration for Saint Patrick’s Day.
-        Creative writing workshop from 3.30 to 4.30pm with local author Emma Join (suitable for children between 8 and 12).
Friday 17th: Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on the theme of Movie Magic.
More information can be found on their Facebook page:!/pages/Clane-Festival/170107556369860 or on their website: or by emailing them at


Edenderry Saint Patrick Day at 2.30pm 17th of March and goes on with music straight after the parade in square. Festivities continue Saturday 18th at 2pm till 5.30ish or 6pm with carnival and more in square.
For more information you should check their Facebook page or call at the +353(0)83 091 7020.


For this year Monasterevin is planning to have many activities for Saint Patrick’s Day.
Starting at 12.30 with a Dog Show, the venue is Monasterevin community centre garden.
1pm: Baby Show, the venue is Monasterevin Community Centre.
1.30pm: Dj Murt on the bandstand.
2pm: Parade.
3pm-5pm Face painting, Drumming workshop, Wheel of fortune, Popcorn, Candyfloss, Slushies, Mascots, Music
For more information you may check their Facebook page


This year, Newbridge Saint Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 12 noon. The theme is “Celebrating the Curragh”. Expect many spectacular entries as theme associate Horse Racing, the military, mythology, the archaeology, environmental and of course St Brigid.
For more information don’t hesitate to consult their Facebook page or contact them through their email or by phoning Carl at +353(0)87 6537847 and Morgan at +353(0)86 8128825.