Held in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick's Day Parade is one event that natives and tourists look forward to. One of the most popular events in Ireland, the parade is an intimate yet communal event that starts off from the heart of the city. Galway takes on a festive garb with the streets radiating a festive cheer that takes the whole city by storm. Colorful gatherings and quaint parades form an integral part of this community event that brings the townsfolk closer. Check website for more details.