If you’re Irish, March 17 is one of the most anticipated days of the year. It’s the luck of the Irish, the designed day to celebrate the culture and embrace your deep roots. But, even if you aren’t Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is one that you can enjoy as much as anyone else. Deck out in your best green attire and prepare for parades, parties, drinks, and sports all across the world. Choose one of these locations to celebrate St. Patty’s Day and let the good times roll!
Boston is home to a large number of Irish-Americans and doesn’t shy away from honoring their presence on St. Patty’s Day. An array of events take place throughout the day and the night, including the Beantown St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the third-largest in the country, an Irish film festival, a six-day concert series, and tons of fun at the local pubs and bars. Check out J.J. Foley’s Burren’s, and Plough & Stars for awesome drinks and fun.
Purchase travel insurance, schedule a flight and head to Dublin, Ireland. The honoree St. Patrick hails from Dublin and everyone knows that the Irish go all out to celebrate this holiday. Tons of activities are planned throughout Dublin, from street festivals and parades, decorated buildings, beer making, dancing, races, and more.
New York City
More than 200 Irish bars and restaurants are scattered throughout New York City, and with approximately 4.5% of the city’s population of Irish descent, it is only expected that the tradition reign in the city. WalletHub ranks NYC as the fifth-best place to party on St. Patrick’s Day. You can easily drive or fly to NYC to enjoy the events; protect yourself and your trip costs with trip protection before you depart. The parade starts on 44th Avenue and events like the St. Patty’s Beer-Making Workshop, and the Pub Crawl are not to be missed.
London, England is another great destination for those who want to celebrate St. Patty’s Day to the fullest. Pay for your travel insurance and start planning your London itinerary! You will not be disappointed in the array of events held in London, the location of the world’s second-largest St. Patrick’s Day events. This includes an amazing parade that more than 100,000 people witness. Many of the bars in the city serve the traditional beef stew meal and, as one would expect, plenty of strong, tasty beer.
Is Your Shamrock Ready?
Start browsing your travel options now so you arrive at your destination on time. It is worth packing the bags and booking trip protection to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in locations where the fun never stops. Have fun out there!