The streets of Limerick will be filled with lively musical tones and the spectacular sights of over 1,000 talented marching band musicians from across Ireland, Europe and America on Sunday 18th March 2018 for the 48th running of the Limerick International Band Championship.
Illinois State University were named overall winners of the 47th Limerick International Band Championship.
Limerick City and County Council regrets to announce that this year’s Limerick St Patrick’s Day Parade and the 50th Limerick International Band Championship have been cancelled due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) concerns.
Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Festival 2020 will be shown to millions of people on American television - courtesy of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. It’s part of a major tourism initiative to attract more international visitors to Limerick and Ireland this year. ABC Network and global internet media company Travelzoo will be covering all the fun, the colour and the spectacle of Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Festival as the two kilometre parade route will be filled by participants from all parts of Limerick and across the country, including schools, sports clubs, industry and the new communities that now call Limerick home.
The theme of this year’s Limerick St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been announced as Our Future is Green. Limerick’s businesses, community, sporting, and voluntary groups are being asked to showcase their green credentials as part of this year’s Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival.