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Saint Patrick’s Day in Puerto del Carmen

On the 17th March we celebrate Saint Patrick’s day, the patron saint of Ireland.

This party is celebrated in style, with Irish music, typical beer, and the colour green covering the streets in Puerto del Carmen. Enjoy a party where the Irish, residents and tourists come together to celebrate this unforgettable day.

Saturday 15th March

12:00 St. Paddy’s Treasure Hunt Dive with participation from the local diving clubs and schools who will be wearing something green and looking for items hidden underwater off Playa Chica. Contact Island Watersports if you’d like to participate in this fun event.

15:00 Free SUP (stand up paddle) surf lesson.

16:00 Market and fiesta party until late in Plaza del Varadero in the old harbour.

17:00 St Paddy’s Beer Running a 5km race from the Hotel Jameos Playa to Plaza del Varadero. Entry costs €10 with inscription available at Tripasion at Centro Deportivo Fariones on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th before 14:00.

Sunday 16th March

12:30 Parade along the Avenida de Las Playas from the Tourist Office by Centro Atlantico to the old town.

14:00 The Irish Vice Consul and Mayor of Tías will start the St. Patrick’s Concert with more than 12 bands in the line up including Charlie Chapman, Joey Bracken, Gayle O’Donnovan, Eoin Glackin (direct from Dublin, Rory Gallagher, Albert Murphy with Rory, Brendan Launders, Declan McTaggart & the Big Bag o Sticks (direct from Galway) plus traditional Irish dancing.

Monday 17th March

Mass in honour of St Patrick’s Day in the church Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes on Calle Nuestra Señora del Carmen in the old town.

12:00 Maritime excursion from the old harbour.

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