St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Fest, New London« Back to Events
New London becomes “New Dublin” Saturday, March 17th as the city hosts Wisconsin’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade and its annual Irish Fest celebration. The parade begins at 1pm and features bagpipe bands, marching bands, festive clowns, specialty units, clans, an Irish wake parody, and business floats–up to 125 or more.
New Dublin Irish Fest runs from 11am to 6pm Saturday in a heated tent featuring two Celtic bands, Irish food, beverages, and market booths. Entrance fee for the Irish Fest portion is just $5.
This St. Patrick’s Day in New Dublin celebration is a week-long set of festivities that include an exciting schedule of weeknight activities. Just some examples: Irish caroling, Irish entertainment on stage, and an Irish Céili. Corned beef and cabbage is widely served during the week in area restaurants and pubs with some places usually having entertainment.
Get all the parade and Irish Fest details at NewDublin.com.
U.S. 45 and Highway 54 will bring you to New Dublin… er, New London. Enjoy!!
New London Irishfest & St. Patrick’s Day Parade Address:
Downtown New London
Water Street, Highway 54
New London, WI 54961
New London has a very storied Irish history, hence the strong celebrations. The city is also the Birthplace of the Water Spaniel and has a lot of other small town charm and uniqueness to explore.