With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner... did you know that people are expected to spend $5.9 billion this year?
According to the personal-finance website WalletHub these are the 2018's Best Cities for St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, along with cool stats about the holiday in its St. Patrick’s Day infographic.
To determine the best cities for celebrating Irish-American heritage, WalletHub compared 200 of the largest U.S. cities across 17 key metrics, ranging from Irish pubs and restaurants per capita to lowest price for a three-star hotel on St. Patrick’s Day to weather forecast.
Top 20 Cities for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Louis, MO
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Fort Collins, CO
Fort Wayne, IN
To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-st-patricks-day-celebrations/19603/
St. Patrick’s Day Facts
- 819%: Increase in Guinness consumption on St. Patrick’s Day compared to the rest of the year (152.5% more beer is sold overall)
- $1.3 Million: Market value of a leprechaun’s pot of gold
- $5.9 Billion: Amount that will be spent collectively on St. Patrick’s Day 2018 ($40 per person celebrating)
- 33.1 Million: Number of Americans who claim Irish ancestry, second only to German and 7x Ireland's population
For the full infographic, please visit: https://wallethub.com/blog/st-patricks-day-facts/10960/