Arthur's Day - Activities and history

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On September 23 to celebrate all Irish world Arthur's Day. The tradition has nothing to do with politics or religion of Ireland, but with the world famous Guinness beer. In this article you will learn more about the history of Arthur's Day, as well as the Guinness Storehouse and the many activities organized on Arthur's Day.

Arthur's Day

In 2009 it was exactly 250 years since Arthur Guinness on the St James's Gate brewery in Dublin, Ireland signed a lease that is valid for no less than 9,000 years. With this he gave Ireland and the rest of the world the now famous Guinness beer. This anniversary was in 2009 prompted the organization of Arthur ?? s Day. The interest for the festive event was enormous, which is why since then builds on that success.

Activities in Dublin and throughout Ireland

On September 23, at exactly 17u59, one raises worldwide Guinness glass to Arthur Guinness to commemorate the signing of the lease. This drink is the start of a big festival that is celebrated in the first place in Dublin. There are concerts with international groups and Irish bands in bars, pubs, concert halls and even in the St. James ?? s Brewery.
The Irish cities of Cork and Galway to go on the tour party with music at several places in the city. Of course, the taste buds be spoiled here with delicious Guinness. In Dublin, Cork and Galway together there are over 60 music performances.

International Guinness activities

Arthur ?? s Day an international event is of course has to do with the fact that so many Irish people have swarmed all over the world. They cherish the Irish traditions and culture, and they obviously also drink Guinness. So will eliminate in Chicago, while Guinness Oyster Fest, an estimated 10,000 revelers a Guinness-to-Arthur. In other continents, not least on the European continent, will be drunk many a glass of Guinness on 23 September.

Guinness Storehouse

The main attraction of Guinness in Ireland is the Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of the St James's Gate Brewery ??. The visit is an unforgettable journey through the history of Guinness and you learn everything about the production and the character Arthur Guinness. Just for the magnificent architecture from 1904 you must visit the Storehouse. There are seven floors and on the top floor you can enjoy the Gravity Bar with the lovely view over Dublin.


During holidays like Arthur ?? s Day get acquainted with the uniqueness and authenticity of Ireland, with its rich traditions. Guinness says is a seasoning for everything else with which Ireland visitors knows how to spoil: the intact nature, cultural and historical sights, the liveliness of the city, gastronomy, fun pubs, cozy restaurants, the typical Irish accommodation and above all the great Irish hospitality.