Moovit’s Tips and Tricks for a Merry St Patrick's Day

Published: March 13, 2017

All around the world people are busy rooting around in the back of their closets to find their leprechaun-inspired top hats and dusting off their token green t-shirt, preparing for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations on 17 March.

With St Patrick’s Day parades and events in just about every corner of the globe, you can rely on Moovit to get you to and from the craic (Irish for “fun”) to ensure you get your fix of food and drinks that come with a healthy serving of green coloring.

St Patrick’s Day Tips

Don’t take a car — Transit agencies have warned that with the crowds, public transit is the best way to navigate the city on St Patrick’s Day, so leave your car at home skip the long car-parking queues.

Dress up — It’s one of the easiest holidays to dress up for, so there’s no excuse! Green is the new black…  

Be safe — It’s important that if you’re planning to get “merry” or if you see someone who shouldn’t drive home, make sure to use public transit or Uber (available on Moovit in more than 70 U.S. cities and 130+ around the world).

In London, we’ve even added some of the recommended St Patrick’s Day events to the app as Points of Interest thanks to the likes of Visit London and the Londonist. Simply type “St Patrick’s Day” into the Directions tab on Moovit to get a safe (and speedy) route to local events on public transit. We’ve got the following pubs and events covered:

  • The Toucan19 Carlisle St, Soho, London W1D 3BY, UK
  • The Porterhouse21-22 Maiden Ln, London WC2E 7NA, UK
  • Waxy O’Connors14-16 Rupert St, London W1D 6DD, UK
  • Waxy’s Little Sister2-3 Lisle St, London WC2H 7BG, UK
  • Auld ShillelaghSt Mary’s Court. Stoke Newington, London, UK
  • The Tipperary66 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1HT, UK
  • O’Neill’s33-37 Wardour St, London W1D 6PU, UK
  • O’Neill’s37-38 Great Marlborough St, Carnaby, London W1F 7JF, UK
  • O’Neill’s73-77 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2QS, UK
  • Blythe Hill Tavern319 Stanstead Road, London, Greater London SE23 1JB, United Kingdom
  • The Cow89 Westbourne Park Rd, Paddington, London W2 5QH, UK
  • The Faltering Fullback19 Perth Rd, Stroud Green, London
  • St Patrick’s Day ParadeTrafalgar Square
  • Irish music and poetry on the UndergroundVictoria Station
  • Irish music and poetry on the UndergroundWaterloo Station
  • Irish music and poetry on the UndergroundTottenham Court Road Station
  • Irish music and poetry on the UndergroundCovent Garden Station
  • St Patrick’s Day FestivalCamden Market
  • Kila liveLondon Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, NW1 9XB
  • St Patrick’s Festival BallIntercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, W1J 7QY
  • 40 Shades of Green40 FT Brewery, The Bootyard, Abbot Street, E8 3DP
  • St Patrick or the Pagans?1D Glenarm Rd, London E5 0LY, UK
  • Ireland Fund of Great Britain Noble CallSt Andrew Holborn, 5 St Andrew Street, EC4A 3AB



Don’t leave your friends green with envy, share Moovit with them so they can work out the best route for them (and meet you on time).

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