Bloomsday (16 June)

The events of Ulysses by James Joyce take place on 16 June 1904 and they are commemorated annually in cities around the world (though primarily Dublin–where performers and fans retrace the steps of Leopold Bloom throughout his day).  This is the ultimate Fictional Almanac event, so learn about the traditions and find an event near you.

Hint: if your city has a Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, you probably have a Bloomsday event too.

How to Commemorate:

  • Walk ALL around town.
  • Fall in love.
  • Speak out your inner stream of consciousness.


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Works Cited

Ulysses by James Joyce

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