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Parades. Dancing. Fun foods and green beer.
It’s the time of year when we celebrate the Irish culture by wearing green and tossing back a few adult beverages. St. Patrick’s Day is March 17 — the same date every year.
ST. PATRICK TREATS AND DEALS
McDonald’s brought back its classic Shamrock Shake in February.
- BURGER KING
Try an OREO Irish Mint Shake.
The online retailer has St. Patrick’s Day deals on decorations, in case you’re having a party. Play some fun games with these St. Patrick’s Day dice or this pin the hat on the leprechaun game.
St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal in New York City, which celebrates with a parade and more. If you do an online search, you may find a few deals on travel to the Big Apple. (It’s a green apple on March 17!)
This cash-back website has a few St. Patrick’s Day offerings.
There are a number of T-shirts (juniors) with St. Patrick’s Day graphics that are on clearance on the retailer’s website.
IDEAS FOR FAMILY FUN
- Get the kids involved in celebrating the holiday. Love by Elles on Etsy has cute leprechaun DIY crafts.
- Create a pot o‘ gold scavenger hunt. Have your kids hunt for four leaf clovers, rainbows and even a pot of chocolate gold.
- Let them take these rainbow treat bags to their friends at school.
OTHER ST. PATRICK’S DAY FUN… FOUND ONLINE
- Martha Stewart’s website offers a ton of St. Paddy’s Day ideas for crafts and cooking, including this article outlining how to make a statement necklace.
- Here’s a list of naturally green food to enjoy, courtesy of delish.com.
- Here are some green drink recipes from Cosmopolitan.
However you decide to celebrate this national holiday remember, “May your blessings outflow the shamrocks that grow.” — Anonymous
Want to know the history of St. Patrick’s Day? Check out history.com’s facts page here.
This article was written by Katie Simpson and Mandy Gambrell, writers for The Daily Clutch.