Attend The St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston
The St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston is an annual tradition that dates back to 1901. Every year, on the Sunday before March 17th, crowds of people line the streets to watch the parade. It features marching bands, floats and lots of green. It's a great way to celebrate Irish culture and heritage.
Visit one of Boston's Irish pubs, The Black Rose or The Kinsale
Boston is known for its rich Irish heritage and has a thriving pub culture. The Black Rose and The Kinsale are two of the city's most famous pubs. Known for their lively atmospheres, traditional Celtic music and hearty food and drinks.
Whether you're in the mood for a pint of Guinness, a plate of shepherd's pie, or a lively night of music and dancing, these pubs are the perfect places to experience a taste of Ireland in the heart of Boston.
Take A Tour Of The Irish Famine Memorial
The Irish Famine Memorial is located in the heart of Boston and is dedicated to remembering the victims of the 1840s Irish Famine. The memorial was designed by Irish artist Rowan Gillespie and completed in 1997.
The memorial consists of a series of bronze sculptures depicting emaciated human figures stumbling toward an unseen ship on the horizon. It features two bronze sculptures depicting a family of Irish immigrants and is a poignant reminder of the hardships and sacrifices of the people who came from Ireland to America in search of a better life.
Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the memorial to learn about the history of the famine and its impact on the Irish people.