Bray – St Patrick’s Day Carnival

"St Patrick's Day Carnival Bray"

St Patrick’s Day Carnival in Bray 2017

Bray promise to have one of the best ever St Patrick’s Day Carnival and Parade, with day’s of family fun and community celebration with lots of colour, music and activities.

The Bray Carnival rolls into town, opening with a patron’s evening on 16th to 19 th of March.

St Patrick’s Family Carnival & Funfair Mile running over nine days on Bray’s Promenade Mile from Bird’s Euroshow Funfair – undoubtedly the No.1 family entertainment providers in Europe. This amazing first-ever-in-Ireland St Patrick’s family funfair includes some of the most exciting rides for all ages, including entertaining fun for the very young as well as thrills for the adventurous-young-at-heart.

On 17 March, the St Patrick’s Parade will be the ultimate climax of the festival and explode onto the streets of Bray, celebrating the many cultures, communities and organisations in Bray. Groups including local organisations, sporting teams, performers and Marching Bands will be making their way to the Viewing Stand where Adrian Kennedy will once again be our Parade host. All participants will have an opportunity to showcase their talents to the festival crowd and our judging panel of local dignitaries.

Festival Events Information 2017

St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

Starting at the Town Hall from 3 pm

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St. Patrick’s Eve Free Concert

A cultural concert from some of Bray’s musicians and choirs. Join in for a wonderful evening featuring: Comhaltas Bhré, Bray Ukuleles, Serendipity Barbershop Choir, Chiéle Community Choir, Rustic Worship (Christ Church) plus many more…

Date: Thursday 16 March

Where: Holy Redeemer

Time: 8:00 pm

Free Event –

The Funfair Mile

Once again Bray welcome back Bird’s Euroshow Funfair, the largest funfair in the country. All your favourite rides will cover Bray’s mile long seafront. This year it boasts 20 rides and welcomes 4 new additions that are sure to give you the thrill of your life. Rides include the dreaded Ghost Train, the dizzy Waltzer, the colourful Carousel and of course Bounce World for the children so there should be something for all of the family.

The Funfair will run from the 16 to 19 March

Date:  16 March to 19 March

Where: Bray Seafront!

Time: from 12.00 to 22.00 each day

Free Event – Attractions are individually priced more information from the box office on the ground.

Big Fun Day Out

Free entertainment for the whole family at the Big Fun Day Out which features Irish Dancing, Face Painting, Street Performance, Friendly Snakes and a Bray Emmets Shoot-Out.

Date: Saturday 18th

Where: The Civic Plaza

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Free Event –

St. Patrick’s Bray Head Walk

Dust off those hiking boots and get hiking this St. Patrick’s Weekend. Take in some of the most stunning views of Bray and surrounding areas with a guided walk with Sugarloaf Adventures up and around the amazing Bray Head. You just need to bring your own refreshments. *Persons under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult

Date: Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th

Where: Start at Scenic Car Park

Time: 12noon

Free Event –

Bray Vintage Car Display

Bandstand, Seafront – Sun 19th March – 1pm to 4pm Come along and view the wonderful vintage cars from The Bray Vintage Car club on display.



"St Patrick's Day Festival Carnival Bray"



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