St. Patricks Day in Munich is one of the biggest parades in Europe. Nowadays, it is celebrated over the three-day weekend preceding the official holiday on March 17.
Every Irish bar in town will be crammed with people downing Guinness. Major events this year include:
Classic consert on Odeonsplatz start the festival.
Paddys Street Food Festival (Odeonsplatz) and livemusic on Odeonsplatz (saturday and sunday) and also at Wittelsbacher Platz (only sunday). Admission is free
The Parade; it includes Irish bands and dance groups, sport and Irish interest groups. It begins at the Deutsche Museum, going via Ludwigsbrücke, Rosenheimerstraße, Friedenstraße to Grafingerstraße, ending up on the Kultfabrik grounds. There, the After-Parade Party at Wittelsbacher Platz includes live Irish bands, marching bands and children’s entertainment. The Parade begins at 15:00; after-Parade party at 16:00. Admission is free.