The next Saint Patrick's Day is on

17th March 2020, Tuesday

What is Saint Patrick's Day?

Saint Patrick's Day

It is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March. It is the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

Saint Patrick's Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century and is practised by the Lutheran Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Anglican Communion and Catholic Church. The day honors Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It also celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve cèilidhs, the wearing of green attire or shamrocks and public parades and festivals. Christians who belong to liturgical denominations also attend church services and historically. The Lenten restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol were lifted for the day. This has encouraged and propagated the tradition of holiday of alcohol consumption.

Saint Patrick's Day also known as

When is Saint Patrick's Day?

How long until Saint Patrick's Day?
Next Saint Patrick's Day takes place in 300 Days.
Dates of Saint Patrick's Day
YearWeekdayDate
2024 Sunday17th Mar
2023 Friday17th Mar
2022 Thursday17th Mar
2021 Wednesday17th Mar
2020 Tuesday17th Mar
2019 Sunday17th Mar
2018 Saturday17th Mar
2017 Friday17th Mar
2016 Thursday17th Mar
2015 Tuesday17th Mar
Duration
1 Day

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