As one of the most popular holidays in the U.S., St. Patrick's Day spawns celebrations from coast to coast. The holiday has grown into a big day for not only the Irish heritage of 33.1 million Americans, but also the general public looking to have some fun. So, where is the best place to enjoy a delightful and unforgettable St. Patrick's Day? WalletHub staffer Richie Bernardo has the answer.
Bernardo and his teammates crunch numbers from the 100 largest cities in the U.S. across 17 key metrics, including Irish population, number of Irish pubs and restaurants per capita, accessibility to bars, St. Patrick's Day parties and events per capita, and average beer price.
The 10 best places to spend your St. Patrick's Day are: Boston, Mass., Buffalo, N.Y., Omaha, Neb., Philadelphia, Pa., Pittsburgh, Pa., Tampa, Fla., Madison, Wis., Lincoln, Neb., Gilbert, Ariz., and St. Paul, Minn.