St. Patrick's Day celebrated in Vancouver

If you passed by the local watering holes today in Vancouver, you were probably greeted by a sea of green.
Bricin Stiker Lyons enjoys his green beer at the Blarney Stone. (Daniel Beauparlant/CBC)

If you passed by the local watering holes today in Vancouver, you were probably greeted by a sea of green.

Packed pubs

Shane Freeman enjoys his Guinness. (Daniel Beauparlant/CBC)
The Vossi family was out celebrating St. Patrick's Day together. (Daniel Beauparlant/CBC)
Green beer anyone? A Blarney Stone waitress serves some green beer. (Daniel Beauparlant/CBC)
Matthew Sushinsky looked festive with a shamrock-patterned jacket. (Daniel Beauparlant/CBC)

Green pool

Canucks don green

4 facts you might have not known about Guinness

Roughly 13 million pints of Guinness are consumed on St. Patrick's Day 0:32

Ireland's website estimates that 13 million pints of Guinness are consumed on St. Patrick's Day.


The annual St. Patrick's Day parade was this past Sunday.

Vancouver's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade organized by CelticFest. 0:41

With video from Michael Mcarthur


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