St Patrick’s Day – 12 Photos of Celebration

Saint Patrick’s Day or so called Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. This date is the date that is widely accepted to be the patron of the saint who brought christianity in Ireland, St Patrick.

The first color associated with Saint Patrick was blue. Over the years the green started becoming more and more associated with St Patrick’s day. The green color started the be worn as a green ribbons and shamrocks from the 17th century. St Patrick used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to the Irish people which in that time were pagans. So thats why the shamrock is the logo and the theme of this day.

In this article you can find different ways how people (mostly Irish people) celebrate this St. Patrick’s day.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Dublin – 2011

Image by William Murphy via Flickr

Image by William Murphy via Flickr

St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Dublin – 2013

Image by William Murphy via Flickr

Image by William Murphy via Flickr

St Patrick’s Day Dash around Seattle Center in Seattle, WA

Image by David Conger via Flickr

St Patrick’s Day Parade San Francisco 2012

Image by David Yu via Flickr

Image by David Yu via Flickr

Dallas, Texas

Image by George Miquilena via Wikipedia

Empire State Building lighted in green, NY, USA

Image via Wikipedia

Sydney Opera House St Patricks 2010

Image by Mike Young via Wikipedia

St Patrick’s Day Munich – Allianz Arena 2013

Image by Martin Falbisoner via Wikipedia

Chicago River 2008

Image by Mike Young via Flickr

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