Celebrate St. Patty’s Day in these 20 fabulous cities!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and that means a whole lot of celebrating! This holiday was originally a cultural and religious celebration and is the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Today however, March 17th is typically a day of drinking and merriment with at least $5.9 billion to be spent for the holiday, this year alone! This equates to about $40.00 per person!
The Top Cities to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
If you plan on celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day, here are some of the top cities in the United States that you can enjoy the holiday with friends and family! Cheers!
|Top 20 Cities for St. Patrick’s Day|
|1||Chicago, IL||11||St. Louis, MO|
|2||Boston, MA||12||Henderson, NV|
|3||Philadelphia, PA||13||Naperville, IL|
|4||Buffalo, NY||14||Reno, NV|
|5||New York, NY||15||Seattle, WA|
|6||San Francisco, CA||16||Omaha, NE|
|7||Fort Collins, CO||17||Columbus, OH|
|8||Tampa, FL||18||Rochester, NY|
|9||Madison, WI||19||Syracuse, NY|
|10||Pittsburgh, PA||20||Fort Wayne, IN|
Fun Facts About St. Patrick’s Day
Incidentally, 33.1 million Americans claim Irish ancestry. This is second only to German and seven times Ireland’s population! So, that’s a lot of people wanting to celebrate St. Patty’s Day! Even if you’re not Irish by birth, you still have reason to celebrate. This must be true because Guinness consumption goes up by 819% on St. Patrick’s Day compared to the other days in the year! In addition, there is 152.5% more beer sold on this day overall than the rest of the year!
As Guinness is now vegan, we can officially raise a glass along with you all. Cheers!
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