Grab yourself a pint of Guinness, St Patrick's Day is on the way!
Celebrated by people of Irish descent all over the world, St Patrick's Day is traditionally spent with a feast and a national holiday in Ireland to celebrate the patron Saint of the country, Saint Patrick.
The annual event is full of green clothing, food, drink and fun. St Patrick's Day this year falls on Thursday March 17 .
Every year there is a special St Paddy's Day parade in central London, which is arranged on the Sunday closest to the official day. Here's everything you need to know.
St Patrick's Day Parade
This year the central London St Patrick's Day Parade takes place on Sunday March 13 , starting at 12pm at Piccadilly Circus. From Piccadilly, the parade will travel on a 1.5 mile route, passing by The Ritz, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and onto Whitehall.
The parade will feature pageantry, floats, marching bands, sports clubs and Irish dancing schools.
The event is free to take part in, and green clothing is welcomed!
Why not visit one of these great Irish pubs in west London this St Patrick's Day?