Facts about St. Patrick’s Day

1. St. Patrick’s Day is worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history
2. The actual color of St. Patrick is blue.
3. The very first St. Patrick’s Day parade was not in Ireland. It was in Boston in 1737.
4. In Seattle, there is a ceremony where a green stripe is painted down the roads.
5. In Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, people traditionally wear a small bunch of shamrocks ontheir jackets or caps. Children wear orange, white and green badges, and women and girls wear green ribbons in their hair

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