As the location where the very first St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held in 1762, it’s not surprising that New York City is now the place where the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the world is now held. Irish stepdancers, bagpipes, singers, and over 200,000 marchers are expected to participate this year. As a show of Irish pride, authentic, traditional dress will be worn by many participants representing Ireland’s past and present meld with American society. An estimated two million onlookers will gather to enjoy this grand procession as it makes it way up Fifth Avenue on March 17th.
While you’re in New York City to be a part of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the world, make sure that you get to see many of the city’s famous attractions with the Super New York Tour. This tour will give you a hop on / hop off downtown tour, so you can explore the downtown area at your leisure. It also includes a night tour, a harbor cruise, and admission to one of the city’s famous museums. You even get to visit the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building Conservatory. You won’t miss any of the city’s hotspots with this extensive tour experience!
Of course, what’s a visit to New York City without a quick stop in Brooklyn to get a bite of some of the world’s most famous pizza? A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour is essential because it takes you to the area’s finest pizzerias where you can decide for yourself which of these competing restaurants has the best pizza pie in the world. Whether you choose Grimaldi’s or L&B Spumoni Gardens, you’re certain to have a blast tasting your way through Brooklyn. As an added bonus, the tour takes you by famous places such as Coney Island, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Brooklyn brownstones as it travels from pizzeria to pizzeria.