St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most loved celebrations not only in Ireland but in the Americas as well as places in Australia. However, some dreams of experiencing it first hand and oftentimes includes celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin in their ultimate wish lists and bucket lists. However, celebrating it in a new or unfamiliar city like Dublin can be too overwhelming for some, and can sometimes experience embarrassing interactions with locals.
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This guide will help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Sydney or even in other places across the globe.
Do stay for more than one day
When celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in a specific city especially in Ireland, it is advisable to stay longer than a day. Arrive ahead of the scheduled parades to be able to familiarize yourself with the area and get the chance to discover the other beauties of the place that may take a step back and go unnoticed on the actual day of the celebration. Extending your stay also allows you to see more of Ireland or the city you are in after the busy crowd and the celebrations.
Know the basics of the city you are staying
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Knowing where the restaurants are, banks, public transportation and a few tourist attractions will save you time from having to go around looking for a specific establishment. If travelling to a country with a different language, be sure to know a few of the language as well.
Do dress in green but do not go overboard
Everyone is practically wearing green during the festivities of St. Patrick to avoid bad luck. Most of them are also holding a pint of Guinness in their hand and will most likely commit a dozen faux pas before Sunday lunch is consumed. However, it would not be advisable to paint your whole body with green or arrive in a sexy leprechaun costume. Wear something comfortable yet festive to be able to fit in with the crowd. St. Patrick’s Day costumes can also be easily bought online.
Green accessories, glittered hats and flamboyant make-up will help complete your St. Patrick’s Day look. You might want to check Pinterest and YouTube for make-up tutorials and accessories that you can use for St. Patrick’s Day. If you do not have the time to create a costume or accessory for the event, you might want to check Parties Online Australia to see their range of costumes and accessories perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.