St. Patrick’s Weekend Festival 2023

York is going green! Our York Irish St. Patrick’s Weekend Festival is back for 2023 and takes place in a marquee in St. Sampson’s Square and is our biggest event of the year with live music, Irish dancing, ceilidhs, Irish food and drink, face painting, and much more. The activities are all about celebrating and continuing to bring an understanding of Irish tradition and culture to York, bringing fun and enjoyment to the city for people of all ages who have an interest in Irish culture and celebrating the unique connections between York and Ireland. ¬†Our festival in 2023 will take place on Saturday 18th March from 11.00am – 8.00pm. There will be Irish dancing performances from the O’Connor Academy of Irish Dance, Field Academy of Irish Dance and St. Aelred’s School of Irish Dance, music performances from the likes of Paula Ryan, Dougie Smith and the Flying Donkeys as well as a Ceilidh by Rastrum. Full schedule is below. Follow our Facebook event page for more details¬†