10. Attend a Celtic Cabaret on St. Patrick’s Day

New York Irish Center, host of St. Patrick's Day festival in NYC
Image Courtesy of the New York Irish Center

On Friday, March 17th from 3pm to 9pm the New York Irish Center in Long Island City will host the annual 40 Shades of Green event, a Celtic Cabaret featuring 6 continuous hours of performances. More than 50 acts, including local and international performers, will take the stage for this St. Patrick’s Day event in NYC.

Some of the acts include Amy Brett, Fiona Walsh, Maria Deasy, and George C. Heslin. Throughout the year, the New York Irish Center hosts Irish language lessons, fiddle classes, Irish film screenings, and more cultural classes and events.

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