Cities to Visit for Next Year’s St Patrick’s Day!

It’s never to early to plan ahead! St. Patrick’s Day is a great way to celebrate all of the festivities including the parades across the country. Many people travel far and wide to visit many states just for their St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

If you’re looking to travel to a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in one of the country’s major cities next year, there are many options out there for you. However, it’s just deciding where you want to go. Here are some suggestions of places you can travel to for St. Patrick’s Day Parades.

Chicago

It has been said that Chicago’s parade for St Patrick’s Day is one of the best in the country. Many people know that Chicago dyes their river green to celebrate the holiday. If you are looking for the perfect Irish holiday photo op, Chicago is definitely the place for you. On St. Patrick’s Day, The entire city lines up along Columbus Drive and Balbo Street to watch the festivities make their way down toward Columbus and Monroe streets. It’s a free event and you can bet many of the festivities begin in the morning. After the parade is over, head to the Irish American Heritage Center at 4626 North Knox Avenue for the St. Patrick’s Festival. The Festival is usually an all day event, giving people the chance to catch all the action at the parade while still being able to attend the Irish festivities afterward.

Boston

If you’ve ever been to Boston, you might be familiar with their Irish heritage. The city of Boston prides itself on showing off how much they love Ireland and all Irish traditions. If you’re looking for the perfect place to visit for St. Patrick’s Day, Boston is definitely an option. The parade usually starts right on West Broadway. It’s a fun-filled day of Irish Pride, Irish food, and probably a lot of green beer.

Savannah

Do you want to visit a place that doesn’t just celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the day itself, but rather throughout the entire month? You need to visit Savannah. the famous Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade took 190 years to claim a spot on the map. At this time, Savannah’s parade is actually the third largest in the world! The parade starts at 10:15 in the morning on St. Patrick’s Day and ends around 2:30 in the afternoon. More than 300,000 people are expected to be in attendance, so grab all of your green gear and be a part of this special day.

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that is loved by many people all across the country. If you really want to celebrate your Irish heritage, or even just pretend to be Irish for a day, head to one of the parade’s listed above. To get there, make sure you either rent a charter bus with your friends and family or attend the festivities with a tour group on a charter bus! They’re a great way to travel and have the potential of removing 55 automobiles from the highway, reducing congestion, cutting energy use, and reducing emissions.