St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
Madrid has plenty of options certain to put a little jig in your step this Saint Patrick’s Day. Swing by the Plaza de Cibeles Fountain & Puerta Alcala as it illuminates green and makes Madrid part of the global conmenmoration of the St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations. These city icons are joining other international monuments such as The London Eye, Empire State Building, Table Mountain and Niagara Falls in Ireland’s “green” initiative to promote their country across the world.
Later at night, the many Irish pubs are certain to have the Guinness flowing and the fiddle playing. Swing by The Irish Rover , O’Neills , The James Joyce, La Ardosa and Molly Malone’s. You can check out a complete list of Irish pubs here.The Moby Dick Room (Av. Del Brasil, 5), will offer a free celtic rock concert with the Saoghal band and a DJ from Ireland today, Friday 17th at 20.30. On Saturday the 18th of March, the Irish Embassy celebrates its traditional Family Fun Day at the Puerta de Hierro Sports Park.This event starts from 12 noon and its for everyone who wants to enjoy Irish music, sport, dancing and food. Check out Taste of Ireland menu and numerous activities during the month of March at O’Neills Irish Pub. The activities include games, beer nights, Irish Whiskey tasting along with free concerts.
However you spend this Irish holiday, be sure to be safe and have fun… Sláinte!!