Grandstand
& Hospitality
Packages 2023

The world-famous St. Patrick’s Festival Parade in Dublin takes place on Friday 17th March 2023 starting at 12 midday. Winding its way through the streets of Ireland’s capital city from Parnell Street on the north to Kevin Street on the south, our national St. Patrick’s Day Parade will delight and entertain the hundreds of thousands that line the parade route. A cast of over 4,000 of Ireland’s most dynamic and innovative performers, musicians, dancers and artists will be joined by world-class marching bands who travel from around the globe to take part in this amazing bucket-list event.

There is no better way to enjoy all the colour and spectacle of the St. Patrick’s Festival Parade than from the comfort of your own seat in one of our Grandstands. ​

Each Grandstand offers covered, tiered, allocated seating, strategically located at five different areas along the Parade route. See and experience the Parade from a unique location, as our Grandstand Hosts provide lively commentary to our guests, telling the story of the parade as it unfolds right in front of you.​

We also offer a number of hospitality packages that will make your day all the more special.​

Grandstand Tickets.

  • Parnell Square

    Be among the first to see the performers in action as they commence their Parade journey! ​

    Located at the very start of the Parade route, our Parnell Grandstands are situated on one of Dublin’s finest Georgian Squares overlooking the beautiful Garden of Remembrance. ​

    Price: €100

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  • Westmoreland Street

    Our Grandstands on Westmoreland Street, situated very close to O’Connell Bridge where the parade crosses over the River Liffey, offers wonderful views of the Parade. These Grandstands are ideally located for those wishing to explore the delights of a number of tourist attractions including Dublin’s lively and historic Temple Bar area.

    Price: €120

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  • Christchurch

    Situated just outside Jury’s Hotel, our Christchurch Grandstands provide a great location for those who are staying in this part of the city. The seats overlook the iconic Christchurch Cathedral which has stood in the heart of Dublin for over 1,000 years. 

    Price: €120

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  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    These grandstands are located in a historic part of the city are right beside St. Patrick’s Cathedral. It is believed that the location where the Cathedral now stands was the site where St. Patrick baptised people into Christianity back in 450AD. Our St. Patrick’s Grandstands offer great views of the parade and are an ideal location for those staying in the numerous hotels nearby.

    Price: €100

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Ticket price per person includes VAT ​(plus booking fee of €3.50)  ​

✨ New for 2023 ✨
Emerald Circle Grandstand on O’Connell Street

  • Emerald Circle Grandstand on O’Connell Street

    For the first time ever, the public can now purchase Grandstand seats on O’Connell Street, Dublin’s main thoroughfare and the ceremonial centre of the Parade route. This Grandstand, located just outside the historic GPO, offers unparalleled views right at the heart of all the action on the Parade route. ​

    These seats offer the best view of the Parade to see the arrival and welcoming ceremony of President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina, as well as our International Guest of Honour and other distinguished guests as they take their seats to watch the Parade. Please note that seat numbers are very limited for this magical experience.​

    Price: €250

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Ticket price per person includes VAT ​(plus booking fee of €3.50) 

VIP Hospitality Packages 

  • A Taste of Modern Ireland

    St. Patrick’s Festival is excited to partner with The Chocolate Factory to present a hospitality package like no other. A former factory that manufactured various sweet treats including Toblerone and Mint Crisp, this industrial building now houses an eclectic mix of artists and creatives, specializing in art, design, music, photography, up-cycling, illustration, graphics, events, and small-batch food & drink production. The event will be catered by the acclaimed Blas café as they bring their modern twist on traditional Irish food in this hidden cultural hub in the heart of Dublin city. ​

    This unique package offers guests the opportunity to view the iconic National Parade on St. Patrick's Day from specially reserved covered grandstands seats in Parnell Square, overlooking the Garden of Remembrance. After the Parade, guests will be guided to The Chocolate Factory for a  delicious buffet-style lunch, accompanied by a lively performance of Irish traditional music. ​

    Price: €230

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  • Westin VIP Hospitality Package

    This luxury VIP St. Patrick's Parade Hospitality Package offers guests the opportunity to view the iconic National Parade on St. Patrick's Day from specially reserved covered grandstand seats on Westmoreland Street, a very popular area from which to view the parade. ​

    ​Following the Parade, guests will be escorted to the beautiful surroundings of  the Westin Hotel, a truly iconic 5-star hotel that blends contemporary chic with the historic grandeur of Dublin city.​

    ​There you will be welcomed to the opulent and historic Banking Hall for a post-Parade delicious buffet lunch of classic Irish fare, accompanied by a live performance of authentic Irish traditional music. ​

    Price: €250​

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  • Hyatt VIP Hospitality Package

    This VIP St. Patrick's Parade Hospitality Package offers guests the opportunity to view the iconic National Parade on St. Patrick's Day from specially reserved covered grandstand seats located right beside St. Patrick’s Cathedral. These grandstands are particularly special, as they  are located close to the very spot where St. Patrick himself is said to have blessed a well!​

    ​Following the Parade, guests will be guided to The Hyatt Centric based in one of the oldest parts of Dublin, The Liberties. A delicious BBQ lunch served in the Hyatt's stunning Poddle Garden will await you on your arrival whilst you continue your celebration of St. Patrick’s Day being entertained by a lively performance of Irish traditional music. 

    Price: €230​

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Ticket price per person includes VAT ​(plus booking fee of €3.50)  ​

If you would like further information,
please email info@stpatricksfestival.ie ​
or call us on 01 604 0090