In almost every town in Ireland, the national day, St Patrick’s Day (17th March), is celebrated with a parade. Thanks to a long history of significant Irish emigration, a good deal of the world’s cities now also celebrate this. In some places, you go to only watch the parade, but in Sweden, you get to be the parade! In Stockholm, the parade takes place on the weekend closest to the 17th.
St Patrick's Day - is a day to celebrate being Irish, loving Ireland or enjoying it's wonderful craic and culture! You don't have be Irish to enjoy the day, everyone is invited!
Come join in as we walk through Stockholm putting a smile on people’s faces!
Register for the event to make sure you receive all the latest information on the route, time and other details! If you are interested in helping out on the day, don't hesitate to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by using our registration form.
The parade is arranged annually by the Swedish-Irish Society, with support this year from the Irish Embassy, Irish Emigrant Support programme and our generous sponsors.
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With huge thanks to the 2022 supporters and sponsors:
The Government of Ireland's Emigrant Support Programme
The Embassy of Ireland in Sweden
Silverback Staffing Ltd
Tourism Ireland/Discover Ireland (Ireland's tourist board)
Strengthening the cultural bonds between Sweden and Ireland – and having fun while we do it!
Founded in Stockholm in 1949
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