Here are some fun facts!
Many people wear green on this holiday to avoid being pinched. (Are you wearing green? I am!)
In Chicago, on St. Patrick’s Day, the rivers are dyed green.
St. Patrick’s Day is observed on March 17 because that is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It is believed that he died on March 17 in the year 461 AD. It is also a worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history. St. Patrick’s Day is a national holiday in Ireland, and a provincial holiday in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the highest number of leaves found on a clover is 14.
The harp is the symbol of Ireland. The color green is also commonly associated with Ireland, also known as “the Emerald Isle.”
Hope you have a great day!