Finally, things are opening up, restrictions are being lifted and we can gather with friends and family once again. St Patrick's day is the perfect time to grab a drink and connect with others once again. Here's a list of events to celebrate the luck of the Irish!
St. Patrick's Day for Kids (57 Boulevard Westpark, Dollard-des Ormeaux, QC H9A 2J8)
You don't always have to grab a beer for St Patrick's day; it can be a day of fun for kids too! The city of Dollard-des-Ormeaux is hosting a day for kids to celebrate on March 19th from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. This event filled with fun activities is available for all kids aged 5 years old to 12 years old. To register visit surveymonkey.com.
Enjoy some St Patrick's breakfast on Friday, March 19th from 7:00 am to 10:30 am while supporting the Teresa Dellar Palliative Care Residence. All customers have the choice of 3 breakfast meals which includes an Irish coffee to celebrate in style. There is no registration, this event is on a first-come-first-served basis with a cost of $20 per person plus tax.
To start off the St Patrick's weekend, Studio 77 in Pointe-Claire is hosting John Kayser and Rad Crasto for a special musical event on Thursday, March 17th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The musical duo can perform many classic songs from all decades ranging from the '60s to the '90s. This fun event is free to all!
Cunninghams is having two celebrations, one on Thursday, March 17th with live music starting at 4:00 pm. Another on Friday, March 18th with live music starting at 11:00 am for a charity lunch. Both events will have singers Guinness and Jameson performing as well as many awesome prizes to be won.
Grab a specially-themed Irish drink off the special menu at Kelly's Orchard on Thursday, March 17th. There will be live music starting at 4:00 pm with performances by Ben Griffin and continuing at 8:00 pm with Good Time Charlie.
St. Patricks Parade (Saint Catherine's Street Downtown Montreal)
Although not on the West Island, this St Patricks day celebration is a tradition. The parade is back for its 197th edition and will take place on March 20th at 9:30 am. It will be a little smaller than usual but will still have the same amount of fun! To find out the parade route check out https://unitedirishsocieties.ca
West Island News would like to wish everyone a happy St Patrick's Day! Have fun, drink responsibly, and don't forget to wear green!