St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner
- on March 17th 2017. Here a few fun facts about this great holiday.
St Patrick's Day is celebrated annually around the world on March 17th, the traditional religious feast day of St. Patrick. Patrick was a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland.
Why Wear Green ?
According to legend, Saint Patrick used the three- leaved shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans.
The Whole World Celebrates !
Today St. Patrick's Day is celebrated around the world by millions via parades, festivals and of course ... wild parties !
Chicago River Painted Green
St. Patricks Day Parade - Dublin, Ireland
On an average day, 5.5 million pints of Guinness are consumed around the world. That number more then doubles on St. Patrick's Day, with more than 13 million pints