Three Events to Enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day in Toronto

Ready to wear green and celebrate like never before? The time is here! St. Patrick’s Day in Toronto offers a variety of events to embrace the Irish festivity. Get ready to take part in this cultural celebration held on March 17th and all throughout the weekend. Parades and parties are on tap!

Check out our list of vocabulary at the end of the article to learn new words.

Irish Dancer

1. Dance Celtic with the National Dance Company of Ireland

Impossible to miss! Enjoy this magical and mystical show at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 17th at 7:30 pm. Celebrate the history, music, and dance of their fabled homeland. You can also enjoy the voice of the Young Irish Tenors and a vibrant assemblage of musicians, introducing classic Irish instruments.

Price: From $55

For more information, visit the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts website.

St. Patrick's Day Green Beer

2. Drink a Green Beer with ILAC at The Raq (19+)

We selected one of the best bars in Toronto to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day together! Join us at The Raq (739 Queen Street West) for an evening of drinks, food, billiards, dance moves, and more!

What is awesome? Free entrance before 10:00 pm for ILAC students and free pool tables are available from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Also, enjoy the special drink: Green Beer! In honour of the Irish tradition, it is common to drink beer tinted green as shamrock and toasting to St. Patrick for good luck. There is no best reason to cheer. Long life to you!

Don’t forget to wear something green!

St. Patrick's Festival 2015

3. Follow the St. Patrick’s Parade

Mark your calendars, the famous St. Patrick’s Parade is coming back for another year on Sunday, March 19th starting at 12:00 pm. Every year since 1987, Toronto celebrates Irish history with a parade full of colours, costumes, Celtic music, floats, and much more!

To make your life easier, we organized an ILAC trip to attend the event! Sign up at the Activities Department and join the parade with us, which will start at Bloor and St. George streets and end at Nathan Philips Square.

For more information visit, the Official St. Patrick’s Parade website.


Vocabulary of the Day:

On tap: immediately available.

Fabled: fabulous, famous, famed.

Assemblage: a collection or gathering of things or people.

Shamrock: a plant with leaves divided into three leaflets. It is the national emblem of Ireland.

Celtic: a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes Gaelic, Welsh, and Breton, still spoken in parts of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Brittany.

Featured image by Aurelien Guichard via Flickr

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