Marbella has gone green for St Patrick’s Day!
As part of Tourism Ireland’s initiative of turning the World Green for St Patrick’s Day. Marbella’s best known landmarks have turned green for one week.
The Marbella Arch, Town Hall, Old City Walls, Puerto Deportivo and several other sites will join The Great Wall of China, The Eifel Tower, The Sydney Opera House, The Empire State Building, Christ the Redeemer of Rio and The Pyramids of Giza in #GoGreen4PatricksDay.
This has been organised by the St Patricks’ Festival Marbella in conjunction with the Ayuntamiento de Marbella, AMC Projects and Robert Leja Photography. Part of the festivities organised Tom Jennings of The Golfer Bar, Marbella and The Irish Club Marbella, the fourth annual St Patricks Festival will once again see a family-friendly celebration of St. Patrick’s Weekend.
This year’s event will be held on Saturday March 19 and Sunday March 20 the Terrazzas de Puerto Deportivo de Marbella. Over the past two years the festival has attracted over 10,000 and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better.
The event, which takes place from 12:00 – 19:00, promises to be a fantastic day out for everyone, offering a range of activities including Irish sport, music, dance and story telling.
There will be a particular focus on activities for children and families, with the day featuring Gaelic gamesorganised by Marbella’s GAA club, Costa Gaels.
Live musicians will be performing throughout the festival with a selection of Irish, Spanish and international entertainment. Irish food and drink will be available at the venue with plenty of areas to relax as well as bouncy castles, clowns and much more.
Photo: © Robert Leja Photography