Irish and non-Irish people alike will be gathering together for St Patrick’s Day in Salford this weekend to drink Guinness and dress head to toe in green.

This year Salford’s pubs have gone above and beyond to provide Salfordian’s with the perfect atmosphere to celebrate St Paddy’s day just as they will be in Dublin.

Many pubs around the city will be offering special deals on typical Irish drinks such as; Guinness, Jameson’s and Ginger Ale.

Alongside the drinks you can expect to find traditional Irish foods on offer such as; full Irish breakfasts, soda bread and Irish beef stew.

St Patrick’s Day in Salford this year

What is St Patrick’s Day?

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated on the 17th March every year.

Otherwise known as the Feast of Saint Patrick, the day celebrates Irish culture and heritage.

The 17th March marks the state death date of Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, which is why this date is so important for Irish people.

Irish people and non-Irish people from around the world come together on St Paddy’s day to indulge in typical Irish foods and drink, such as Guinness.

Thousands of people travel to Dublin, Ireland to celebrate the event but cities around the world are also buzzing on the 17th March.

If you’re planning on celebrating St Patrick’s day this year check out the events in Salford, dress yourself in green and mostly, enjoy it!

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