Sober St. Patrick’s Day® Mission:
“To reclaim the true spirit of the day and to change the perception and experience of what St. Patrick’s Day can be, by providing family-friendly, alcohol free events celebrating the best of Irish music, dance and comedy.”
With the participation of celebrities from the arts, world-class musicians and dancers, senior Irish politicians, television cameras, and a sold-out crowd, Sober St. Patrick’s Day® was launched on the world in New York City on March 17, 2012. This new kind of party attracted significant media coverage and was, by any standards, a roaring success – no green beer or bad behavior, just a really good time! The party sold out in advance again in 2013 and received even more press and TV coverage, as Sober St. Patrick's Day® has now expanded to other cities, too.
The Irish national holiday – St. Patrick’s Day – is celebrated around the world and nowhere more enthusiastically than in America. Unfortunately, the holiday has become increasingly associated with uncontrolled levels of drinking and public intoxication, alienating citizens and audiences everywhere who want to enjoy the best in traditional Irish culture and "reclaim the true spirit of the day."
Sober St. Patrick’s Day® is for anyone looking for an alternative to the boozy stereotype, whether you’re looking to provide a healthy celebration of Irish entertainment for your entire family, want to go on a great new date or are a person in recovery who has long since abandoned the holiday.
Please Note: We're not against people having a drink or two to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. We're simply against people using St. Patrick's Day as an excuse to get wasted.
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