St. Patrick's Day History & Celebrations.
Posted: 18-02-2013 13:17
St. Patricks Day is March 17th and we have been looking at some of the history of St. Patrick's Day and ways to celebrate. There are parades with people dressed in Costumes such as a Leprachaun and pubs and restaurants are decorated with Irish Bunting and Flags, Cutouts of Shamrocks and Green Hanging Swirls. St. Patrick's Day Hats are always a good choice to wear for a lot of fun. We would love to know your party ideas and how you will be spending St. Patrick's Day.
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17th which is thought to have been when St. Patrick died. St. Patrick is the Patron Saint and Apostle of Ireland and he is recognized with bringing Christianity to Ireland. The Shamrock is the National Flower of Ireland as St. Patrick used it to explain The Holy Trinity to Pagans. Now St. Patrick's Day is associated with everything Irish, Green and Gold. This is a traditional day for Spiritual Renewal and except for pubs and restaraunts most businesses are closed. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated throughout the world with pubs and restaurants having St. Patrick's Day themed nights and they are decorated with St. Patrick's Party Packs, Cutouts and Door Covers as well as handing out Accessories such as Shamrock Glasses and Headboppers. There are also parades to watch with floats and people dressed in Costume . Staying home and having a St. Patrick's Party is another popular way to have fun. Theming your party with Hats so that your guests have to wear a Green Irish Hat is always a cool way to create an atmosphere and get into the party spirit.
Where will you be celebrating St. Patrick's Day? Please let us know how your party ideas are going.