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Where To Go on St. Patrick’s Day When Visiting Sydney

  • Written by News Co

If you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the true Irish spirit, there is no better place in Australia for it than Sydney. You can indulge in the glorious Irish traditions and eat, sing, dance, and drink your way through an amazing holiday that celebrates the Irish lifestyle.

Aside from the official St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival, there are several different places in Sydney where you can go and enjoy your day in the true Irish style.

The iconic St. Patrick’s Day annual parade and festival is one of the best events to attend on the holiday in Sydney. The parade sees thousands of visitors from all over the world gathered together to celebrate the day before kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day festival with music, dancing, entertainment, and fun.

The Sydney Opera House illuminated in green is the perfect view to start this beautiful festival that passionately celebrates Irish culture and heritage. You can also indulge in a wonderful cruise trip with the Spirit of Progress that makes a return to Sydney after nearly three decades!

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Paddy's Markets are one of the oldest Sydney marketplaces that offer the authentic Sydney shopping experience, ranging from fruits and vegetables to street fashion. The affordable rates and the variety of products and shops make it one of the best places to visit if you are in search of souvenirs for your wonderful trip to Sydney.

The two iconic locations at Haymarket and Flemington are an institution in their own right. Both markets offer a taste of the Irish market traditions with their product specialties. The Flemington site is the traditional Irish farmers market where you can buy fresh farm produce, while the Haymarket site offers a wide range of products from fruits and vegetables to clothing, souvenirs, and electronics at surprisingly affordable prices.

You can indulge in the wonderful shopping experience at these marketplaces on St. Patrick's Day in Sydney and access these sites via the city's public transportation services.

Eating and drinking in true Irish fashion is the best way to wrap up your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Sydney. Several places offer Irish drinks and comfort food for people who are looking for the next best thing when it comes to replicating the Irish experience.

The Doss House in the Rocks, Sydney, is the ideal cocktail bar to visit on St. Patrick’s Day. The establishment is run by two Irish men who transform the place for the annual Irish takeover on St. Patrick’s Day.

Maloney’s Hotel in Goulburn Street offers the charm of a Dublin pub and some of the best Irish comfort food in Sydney. Whether it is lamb shanks or beef and Guinness pie, Maloney’s Hotel offers the perfectly Irish ambiance to enjoy your food and drinks.

Durty Nelly’s offers an authentic Irish pub experience in the heart of Paddington where you can celebrate, drink, and eat to round off your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.