This Friday, March 17, Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated in the United States and around the world.

March 17 was the day Saint Patrick died in Ireland in the fifth century and for over 1,000 years the date has been remembered in this country and in different parts of the world.

Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in the UK and brought to Ireland as a slave. He later became free and is credited with being responsible for bringing Christianity to Ireland upon his return to the country. During the first celebrations, Christians imposed a break in Lent to drink and eat without limits, which added to the traditions.

In the United States, St. Patrick’s Day began to be celebrated as early as the 15th century in St. Augustine, Florida, but a major parade celebration was held in New York City on March 17, 1772, and has been the tradition ever since. is widespread. to other cities.

Miami, and South Florida in general, which is known to be one of the cities with the most festive spirit in the United States, celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day with a lot of fun. Bars and restaurants, festivals with live music, beer and lots of green color will be present on this day.


Here is a list of five activities in Miami and South Florida that you can enjoy this Friday, March 17, St. Patrick’s Day:

  • Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival, organized by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and the Irish Consulate. Music, dancing, food, Irish drinks and plenty of beer along Miracle Miles Street.
  • Starting at 4 p.m. at Wynwood Market Place, you can enjoy an event with live music, green beer, and food.
  • On the banks of the Miami River, “The Wharf Miami” also begins its party at 4 p.m. with a musical, gastronomic and festive event.
  • The Brickell Center will also celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with drinks and food at various bars and restaurants.
  • In the center of Fort Lauderdale, there will be a parade of floats, horses and music starting at 11 a.m., perfect to go with the whole family. The party lasts until the afternoon.

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