7 Spots to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

by Holly Riddle

Mar 4, 2019
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  • St. Patrick’s Day began as a religious feast day and is now a celebration of all things Irish, with revelers around the world. Here are seven of the best spots to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and, no, they’re surprisingly not all in Ireland. © Shelly Bychowski - Dreamstime.com
  • Buenos Aires boasts a huge Irish population, one of the largest in the world. Argentinians know how to party and the same is said for the local Irish transplants, who take their music and dancing to the streets for La Fiesta de San Patricio. © Adonis Villanueva | Dreamstime.com
  • St. Patrick’s Day is only an official public holiday in two countries, Ireland and Montserrat. The Caribbean spot’s Irish roots easily show with its celebrations, Emerald Island nickname and green and gold national flag. © Alistairhomer | Dreamstime.com
  • Stateside, Chicago throws one of the best St. Patrick’s Day parties in the country. With the Chicago River dyed vibrant green, locals and guests enjoy a parade, music, pub crawls and more. © Shelly Bychowski - Dreamstime.com
  • Montreal and St. Patrick’s Day go way back. The city held its first St. Patrick’s Day parade in 1824, but the holiday was first celebrated in the city in 1759, when Irish soldiers hosted dinners and religious services to honor the saint. © Martine Oger | Dreamstime.com
  • The biggest European St. Patrick’s Day parade outside of Ireland takes place in Munich. The celebration began as a small Irish expat effort, but now the entire city joins the fun, with revelry across Munich over several days. © Fifoprod | Dreamstime.com
  • Thousands of miles from Dublin, New Zealanders go all out for St. Paddy’s Day in Auckland, with a parade, live music, fair, carnival rides, football and Irish dance. Up to 600,000 Kiwis proudly boast a family connection to Ireland. © Nigel Spiers | Dreamstime.com
  • Obviously Dublin is a big pick for St. Patrick’s Day. Instead of just one day, though, the city enjoys a four-day festival with a parade, vendors, plenteous food, whiskey and beer, entertainment, live music and more. © Abdone | Dreamstime.com
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