Many of our readers (and Celtic jewelry clients) are proud Irish-Americans who love to go out and have a good time when this meaningul special occasion rolls around each year. Of course, you don’t need Emerald Isle blood in order to make the most of March 17th.
Everyone is welcome at Saint Patrick’s Day get-togethers, which feature the spontaneous, free-wheeling spirit that the Irish people are known for…
If you’re getting ready for the “wearing o’the green”, you’ll appreciate our quick guide to the best USA Saint Paddy’s Day festivals and parades for 2013.
To make things even more interesting, we’ve also displayed some gorgeous and affordable Irish jewelry designs, such as the beautiful Tara’s Diary Green Shamrock and Crystals Charm (shown above), all of which will be perfect additions to your St. Patrick’s Day outfit.
Show Your Irish-American Pride at a St Paddy’s Day Event Near You
The New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
The New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 16th, 2013, and it begins on historic Fifth Avenue.
Gather friends and family, and then watch the festivities as the parade moves past stunning St. Patrick’s Cathedral on 50th St, onwards to 79th St.
This exciting, all-day event begins at 11:00 am and continues until 4:30 or 5 p.m.
Of course, the city’s spirited population will be out in droves on this special day, donning green hats, “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” t-shirts, and other appropriate gear.
To show your own love of your Emerald Isle heritage (and America), be sure to wear our Tara’s Diary St. Patrick’s Day Charm to the parade!
One side of the charm says, “100% percent Irish”, while another side says, “Born US”.
If you want a taste of one of the country’s most impressive and traditional St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, this annual NYC event is definitely the one to attend.
The Savannah Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
The charming Southern city of Savannah, Georgia also goes Gaelic on March 16th, 2013, as the Savannah Saint Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off. This joyous event is the world’s second-largest St. Paddy’s Day parade, and it features marching bands, Irish step dancers, the “greening” of a local fountain and Budweiser Clydesdale horses.
Because this celebration is so very elaborate, it’s truly unforgettable. The parade starts at 10:15 a.m. and lasts for three hours. The whole event has a Celtic festival feel, as Celtic Cross masses and other meaningful events will be taking place throughout the day.
Make the most of your Savannah St. Paddy’s Day experience by wearing our lovely Diamond & Emerald Silver Trinity Knot Cross to this special event.
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival in Balboa Park
If you’ll be in the San Diego area this Saint Paddy’s Day, be sure to enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival in Balboa Park. This exceptional Southern California event will be held on Saturday, March 16th, and it will feature lots of wonderful things to see and do.
Live entertainment on two festival stages will offer up the traditional sounds of Ireland, while beer gardens, craft booths and a Kids Zone (with rides) for the little ones will ensure that there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Festival admission is one hundred percent free, making this special event even more fun to attend.
Add some Irish splendor to your festival ensemble by treating yourself to a pair of our colorful and romantic Silver and Stone Set Claddagh Earrings. These beautiful sterling silver designs are perfect choice for St. Patrick’s Day, or any other day…
Check Out More Irish Festival Information Through our Handy Online Calendar
To help you find the ideal festivals year-round, we’ve created a handy online calendar that details the best Celtic festivals and parades in the USA. Our detailed listing of Celtic festivals is designed to put the most interesting and topical festival and parade information at your fingertips. Be sure to click the links posted here, in order to learn about festivals and parades that feature Celtic music, dance and cultural events.
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day from Irish Celtic Jewels!