How people celebrate St. Patrick's Day around the world!
Festivals, parades, parties and more - St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in wonderfully unique ways across the globe!
How do YOU celebrate St. Patrick's Day (Sammy and the City)?
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - St. Patrick felt called to spread Christianity throughout Ireland and worked to teach the locals for the last forty years of his life.
The shamrock was attributed to him since he used the three-leaf clover to explain the Holy Trinity to the Irish.
Hundreds of performers and puppets appear for London's St. Patrick's parade (Press Association).
Thousands gather around London's Tragalagar Square to celebrate the Mayor of London parade and St. Patrick's Day celebration.
The parade includes floats, marching bands, costumes, puppets, dancers and more.
Cape Town has its own Irish pub complete with green walls (Cape Town Magazine).
Anyone visiting Cape Town, South Africa on St. Patrick's Day will have access to several St. Patty's Day sales, specials and specialty menu items.
Most of the specialty drinks and meals include Irish beers and whiskey, while several bars offer face paint and Gaelic music!
How to avoid getting pinched this year (Valerie Harris)!
In the United States, everyone is expected to wear green for St. Patrick's Day. Anyone caught not wearing the color of the shamrock gets a playful pinch.
In New York a parade is thrown with the city's politicians always featured prominently in each, while dancers, marching bands, green decorations and "Kiss me, I'm Irish" shirts can be found on every corner.
Canada celebrates with costumes and a parade (Grant Linton/CBC).
Toronto, Canada celebrated St. Patrick's Day with an annual parade featuring the talents of several musicians, red hair, green clothes and cardboard shamrocks.
Face paint, costumes and more in Buenos Aires (WikiMedia Commons)!
St. Patrick's Day is actually St. Patrick's week in Buenos Aires, which boasts plenty of music, food and dangers.
Like so many other countries across the world, Buenos Aires holds a parade, there is live music, street parties and the streets are closed to traffic each night!
Japan holds several parades across the country for St. Patrick's Day (Japan-Talk).
If you attend Tokyo's St. Patrick's Day parade, expect green-clad cheerleaders, dancers, bands and more!
There are kilts, shamrocks, balloons, harps, costumes, bagpipes and plenty of open bars and delicious food.
Celebrate an Irish parade in Australia (rsvvlts).
After New York City, the St. Patrick's parade in Sydney, Australia is believed to be the second-largest St. Patty's Day parade in the world!
There are food stalls, live music and performances as part of the parade as well as along the parade route, where people can perform, take part in activities, enjoy Irish-themed or green-colored food and enjoy plenty of entertainment.
Like our list? Check out our other lists on 10 important things to consider during Lent, The top 10 places Christians are persecuted, Classic movies every Catholic teen should watch, 5 New Year's resolutions all Catholics should aspire to, Christmas Trees Around the World, sex, lifting your spirits, dealing with anger, love, common misquotes, how to give and healing.
Copyright 2017 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK
Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for OCTOBER 2017
Workers and the Unemployed. That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.
by Catholic Online
- Daily Reading for Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 HD Video
- The FBI may investigate Planned Parenthood
- Has Pope Francis violated the 8th Commandment, speaking out against ...
- St. Nerses the Great: Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 19, 2017
- Daily Readings for Sunday, November 19, 2017
- Pope Francis calls for end of life care to acknowledge mortality
- Daily Reading for Monday, November 20th, 2017 HD Video
- The Catholic Miracle. Become part of our incredible mission HD
- Daily Reading for Sunday, November 19th, 2017 HD
- Did Pope Francis blast 'perverse attitude' of climate change deniers? HD
- Scientists warn: The end of life as we know it is near HD
Learn about Catholic world
Inform - Inspire - Ignite
Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained
Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need
Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online
Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye
Today's bible reading
Products and services we offer
Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books
The California Network
Inspiring streaming service
Learn the Catholic way