Announcing St. Patrick's Festival 2017 programme

Mark your calendars! St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam will take place across 2 days in 2017, on March 17th - 18th, with an amazing programme for all ages, featuring top Irish musicians including internationally renowned pianist Barry Douglas and Kíla's bodhrán meister and singer/composer Rónán Ó Snodaigh.


New events include presentations by renowned Ballymaloe Irish chef and TV presenter Rory O'Connell and a workshop with talented animator Rory O'Conway from Academy Award® nominated Irish studio Cartoon Saloon. Check out the full programme here.



Kicking off on the evening of St. Patrick's Day - Friday March 17th and all day Saturday March 18th, this is the 4th edition of Amsterdam's only festival of Irish culture. With music, dance, film, sport, cuisine and more, come and experience Irish culture from multiple angles. The Festival takes place in the superbly intimate and welcoming Splendor music centre in the heart of Amsterdam, with events for music-lovers, families, fans of Irish culture and the culturally curious. 


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A taste of previous St. Patrick's Festivals

About St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam

St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam is an annual,  cultural festival which celebrates the richness of Irish culture with a specific focus on music, including genres such as Irish traditional music, classical, pop, jazz and world. Audiences participate in and enjoy Irish dancing, animation, film and cuisine and receive a warm Irish welcome at the intimate and very special venue, the Splendor music centre in the heart of Amsterdam. It is the only celebration of its kind in the Dutch capital and the 2017 programme brings a great line-up of performers and events to Amsterdam. Read more. 

Become a Sponsor

The Festival is funded by a mix of Dutch and Irish sponsors from business, arts and state sectors, which shows the strength of Dutch-Irish collaboration behind the scenes. This sponsorship ensures that the Festival takes place annually and continues to evolve and be successful year on year. Contact us to discuss the range of sponsorship opportunities available for companies and individuals for this unique festival of Irish culture in Amsterdam. It's also possible to make a one off donation to support the Festival. We're a small, dynamic team with a vision and are always interested to connect with like-minded partners.