IRISH FESTIVAL IN FUKUI (Fukui prefecture): March 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day parade at Happiring Shopping Plaza (Fukui Station West Exit) from 2 p.m.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY MAKUHARI PARADE (Chiba prefecture): March 26, 2-30 p.m.; St. Patrick’s Day parade between Kaihin Makuhari Koen and Kaihin Makuhari Station on Kokusai Dori Street; gather at 1 p.m. at Kaihin Makuhari Koen; free advance registration required at

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