2023 Shamrock Club of New Dublin
39th Annual St Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 13 – 18, 2023 | New Dublin (New London), WI
Monday March 13 – Leprechaun Day
Leprechauns change the name of the town to New Dublin for the week and will appear at various schools, nursing homes and businesses. Refer to the schedule for their itinerary.
Tuesday March 14 – Hooligan Day
Corned beef and cabbage is served during the week at Pup’s Irish Pub and Pine Tree Supper Club on Hwy 54 in North Dublin (Northport) and places such as Crystal Falls, The Waters, Hilby’s, Family Diner and many other fine local establishments in New Dublin (New London). Find Places to Eat.
Wednesday March 15 – Irish Caroling (tentative, pending visitation approval)
Irish Caroling at St. Joseph Residence and Franklin Park apartments. It’s a great way to learn all the traditional Irish sing-a-longs. Song sheets are provided. Meet at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home at 5:00 pm.
Thursday March 16 – Family Entertainment Night
Irish Entertainment & Dignitary Appreciation Night • 7:00 pm at New London Senior High School Auditorium. Talented artists from the New Dublin area present a moving evening of Irish entertainment on stage that features songs, dances, and the humor of Ireland. We will be introducing our 2023 Irish Man & Irish Rose; Steve and Joan Malliet, Grand Marshall; Father Mullarkey, and the Irish Lad & Lassie. It’s great family entertainment. Free admission, donations appreciated.
Friday March 17 – Céili (kay-lee) HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY
The Céili is at 7 pm at Crystal Falls Banquet and Restaurant. A traditional gathering of friends and family in celebration of music & dance at. Come and learn how to do Irish dance with a Céili band, Flip of the Coin and Caller. Fun for the whole family. Admission is free and donations are appreciated.
Saturday March 18 – Grand Parade and Irish Fest
St. Patrick’s Day Grand Parade – 1:00 pm – Downtown New Dublin. Wisconsin’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade includes marching and bagpipe bands, clown and specialty performers, clan and business floats. Over 100 units. Prizes awarded for the best entries.
New Dublin Irish Fest – 11:00 am to 6:00 pm – under a HUGE heated big top tent by the Festival Food parking lot downtown. Features Irish food, beverages, entertainment and market booths. Entertainment will be Sheamus Fitzpatrick and the McNally Boys from 11:00 – 12:30, Band O’Barley from 1-2:30 and The Scrubbers from 3-6. Entrance to Irish Fest is $5.00 for the whole day.
Events are sponsored by the Shamrock Club of New Dublin with the help of many fine businesses and individuals from New Dublin and the surrounding area. Information about any of the events listed may be obtained through the contact page or email us.
The Shamrock Club of New Dublin encourages COVID prevention practices “as you deem necessary” if attending any of our events. More info here.
Schedule is subject to possible changes.