Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than any other national festival.
The Feast of Saint Patrick or Saint Patrick’s Day, is a cultural and religious celebration which is held on the traditional death of the Saint; 17th March. Saint Patrick in the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
Saint Patrick’s day was made into an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century, and it celebrates the arrival of Christianity into Ireland.
Celebrations mostly involve public parades and festivals, wearing green clothes and shamrocks and of course, a lot of alcohol consumption.
Saint Patrick’s Day in Haarlem
On the 17th, you can visit many of the Irish pubs to part take in any celebrations they will hold. In particular, Tierney’s Irish Pub is a good recommendation.
Time to get your drink on and happy Saint Patrick’s Day!