This is the place to find information about Saint Patrick's Day, gifts, local St. Patrick' s Day events, parades and activities in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other countries.
Saint Patrick's Day, also called the Feast of Saint Patrick (from Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is held annually on 17 March, which is the traditionally accepted date of the death of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day is both a religious holiday, celebrating a Catholic Saint and a popular secular holiday, a celebration of Spring, music, beer, fun, comeraderie and Ireland.
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Events: What kind of events and activities? Parades, restaurant events, specials, and in some cases dances or hotel specials.
Gifts: The St. Patrick's Day gifts are those that various retailers have intended for St. Patrick's Day, like hats, vests, props, toys, etc.
Recipes: Food and drink are a big part of St. Patrick's Day, so we've got the recipes, in an easy to follow format
Information: You'll find lots of facts related to Saint Patrick's Day here! See below!
Major St. Patricks Day parades are held in NY, Chicago, annd many other cities. See this page to find a St. Patrick's parade near you and for information about each parade.
What would St. Paddy's day be without the traditional foods of Ireland. Find a description of each and easy to follow recipes here.
St. Patrick's Day without green beer would be... well, depressing! Learn about the beers of Ireland and St. Patrick's day on this page.