Saint Patricks Day Facts - Did You Know?


Did you know blue was the color first associated with St. Patrick’s Day?  How about the first ever St. Patrick’s Day Parade occurred on March 17, 1762 in New York City?

While celebrating on March 17th, take a minute to think about the history of why St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in the first place.  As demonstrated by the below Infographic, the history of St. Patrick’s Day dates all the way back to 395 AD!  Be a hit at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day party by telling all your friends some fun facts about the holiday!  For example, while wearing your fun and festive leprechaun costume, you can explain that the leprechaun as a symbol for St. Patrick’s Day has no direct relationship with St. Patrick himself.  It was first associated with the holiday from a 1959 Walt Disney movie in which the characters depicted are an Americanized version of Irish folklore subjects.  Find out this and much more by checking out our St. Patrick’s Day Infographic below!

Saint Patricks Day Fun Facts and Information

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17th every year by putting on green outfits and celebrating Irish heritage.  People across the country celebrate by having St. Patrick’s Day parties and parades that last throughout the day.  Green beer, Irish trivia games, and Celtic themed music can make up the atmosphere of the day.  Windy City Novelties can help you with this party planning with our large selection of St. Patrick’s Day party supplies and accessories.  We have everything from paper goods, to St. Patrick’s Day party invitations, banners, and costumes.  Start shopping right away, and let Windy City Novelties be your one stop shop for all your St. Patrick’s Day party needs!

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