Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Rio de Janeiro

It's time for green draught beer and Irish traditions in Rio, where St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated with parties, drinking battles and live music until the end of the weekend.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, March 17th, Cariocas and Irish expatriates will celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Ireland's most famous holiday. Becoming more popular in Rio every year, the date will be honored in the city with parties, shows and the typical green draught beer.

The St. Patrick's Day marks the death of Saint Patrick, Irish catholic patron. One of the most expected moments of the year, St. Patrick's Day is traditionally known for people wearing white and green clothes, drinking endless beer mugs and going to celebrate on the streets . . .

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