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Posted on: March 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Join the City of Dublin for All Things Irish at the 39th St. Patrick's Day Celebration

All eyes will be smiling at the City of Dublin’s 39th St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, which includes a two-day festival, the Shamrock 5K Fun Run and Walk, Dublin Historical Society’s Shamrock Gala, Alameda County Firefighters Local 55 Pancake Breakfast, and Dublin Lions Club St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  Highlights include:

  • Dublin Historical Society's "Shamrock Gala," taking place on Friday, March 17, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., at the Dublin Senior Center.  The semi-formal event, for adults aged 21 and older, will feature hors d'oeuvres, music, dancing, plus a raffle and door prizes. Tickets are $50.00 each and can be purchased at 
  • On Saturday, March 18, revelers can start their morning bright and early at 7:00 a.m. with a big stack of hot, green pancakes served fresh off the griddle at the annual Firefighter’s Pancake Breakfast at Fire Station #16 (7494 Donohue Drive). Breakfast also includes sausages and juice or coffee. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5 per person.
  • After a hearty breakfast, residents and guests can find a spot in Downtown Dublin to watch the Dublin Lions Club St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which begins at 9:30 a.m.  The parade kicks-off at Dublin Boulevard and Amador Plaza Road, traveling east on Dublin Boulevard, north on Village Parkway, and west on Amador Valley Boulevard, ending near the Dublin Senior Center. Guests are  encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets to watch from along the parade route. 
  • The 39th St. Patrick’s Day Festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Dublin Civic Center (100 Civic Plaza). Highlights include three stages of authentic Irish music and dance; an Irish Marketplace; an Irish Tea Cottage serving up tea and scones; plenty of delicious international cuisine, including Irish food and beverages; over 250 arts and crafts vendors; and a children’s carnival.  
  • On Sunday, March 19, the City of Dublin will host the annual Shamrock 5K Fun Run and Walk.  The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m. along Dublin Boulevard near the Civic Center, and winds its way through town, finishing at the festival with live music, awards, and giveaways for participants.  Register online at For race information, please call (925) 556-4500.

For additional details about the Festival, including entertainment highlights, parking information, and more, visit

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