St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. You’ll soon spot parades, beer, and partygoers decked out in all green, hopping from one bar to the next in a crawl. After all, it’s the time for our beloved Irish traditions to shine!
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Must-Know St Patrick’s Day Traditions & Superstitions
Dipping Yourself in the Color Green
St Patrick’s Day is the holiday when you must flaunt the color green. From clothes to decorations to accessories to makeup - every hint of celebration dons the green color. So whether you’re going to a bar crawl at Grove Soho or participating in a St. Patrick's Day Parade in Ybor City, remember to wear green!
Get on the Board With Kiss me, I’m Irish
You must’ve heard this phrase a lot around St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a fun and lighthearted way to flirt with your romantic partner. Or if you’re single, you can use it to connect with someone of Irish descent! Who knows - you might get a lucky consensual kiss while sipping green beer at MacDinton's or O'Brien's Irish Pub.
Find a Four-Leaf Clover
Wherever you go on St. Patrick’s Day - be it an Irish pub like James Joyce or a Day Market at Nebraska Mini Mart, keep your eyes peeled for a four-leaf green clover in a nearby park. It’s considered a good luck symbol!
Devour Some Corned Beef and Cabbage
Is it even St. Patrick’s Day if you don’t get a taste of corned beef and cabbage? This classic Irish dish is said to bring good luck for the rest of the year. You can go to the famous Molly Malone's Irish Pub to grab the traditional feast!
Irish culture says that if you catch leprechauns, they will offer you a pot of gold or three wishes for their release. So be on the lookout, you might get lucky!
Celebrate the holiday in a fun and festive way with these traditions!
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