This Year’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival Is Set To Be Bigger Than Ever

The line-up is pretty impressive.

After two years in hiatus, the St Patrick’s Day Festival is back and it’s better than ever! The line-up for this year’s festivities has been revealed and they will be taking place in the nation’s capital from the 16th to the 20th of March, 2022.

The festival is set to be a global celebration of Irish Arts, Culture and Heritage this spring, and will of course feature the long-awaited return of the parade in the city centre running from Parnell Square all the way to Stephen’s Green.

New to the festival this year is The Festival Quarter at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks which will also host the Irish Food & Craft Village, a daily showcase of Ireland’s incredible produce, arts and crafts and a space for all to relax and connect.

Here’s everything you need to know about the line-up:

Some of the artists announced over the weekend include Lyra, Damien Dempsey, Soulé, Le Boom with Glasshouse Orchestra and Æ MAK, Malaki, Thumper, Bobbi Arlo, and Nealo. Also on the line-up is Celaviedmai, Sim Simma Soundsystem, 1000 Beasts with DeCarteret & Khakikid, The X-Collective, Selló, Cooks But We’re Chefs, The Bonnymen, Jiggy, Shandrum Céilí Band, Neil Delamare, Grace Mulvey and Fred Cook.

As well as many more acts that have already been announced there are plenty more that will be revealed over the coming weeks too.

Thursday, 16th of March

Breathe Festival with Happenings & St. Patrick’s Festival at The Law Society, Dublin 7

Friday, 18th of March

Spiegeltent Mór: Le Boom + Glass House Orchestra, AE Mak & Paradise Cabaret (€20 incl booking fee)

Spiegeltent Beag: The Craic House: Danny O’Brien, Fred Cooke and Dublin Comedy Improv (€15 incl booking fee)

Main Stage: Damien Dempsey & Guests €10 (incl booking fee)

Saturday, 19th of March

Spiegeltent Mór: Sing Along Social, Cooks But We’re Chefs & more (€20 incl booking fee)

Spiegeltent Beag: The Craic House Emma Doran, Eric Lalor, Kevin McGahern, Andrea Farrell, Steve Bennett (€15 incl booking fee)

Main Stage: Malaki, Thumper & more (€10 incl booking fee)

For the full festival line-up head to for all details and tickets.