Is the local St. Patrick’s Day Parade Canceled? Find some exciting ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at home instead. You can have just as much fun enjoying the holiday at home when you incorporate these fun finds!
Americans often wear green on March 17 in honor of St. Patrick's Day, The St. Patrick's Day tradition started back in the 17th century when people would wear green ribbons and shamrocks on March 17 to honor Ireland's patron saint.
Why do we wear green on St Patrick's Day?
To start, make sure you are wearing green! Americans often wear green on March 17 in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Why? Leprechauns are one reason you're supposed to wear green on St. Patrick's Day—or risk getting pinched! The tradition is tied to folklore that says wearing green makes you invisible to leprechauns, which like to pinch anyone they can see. The St. Patrick's Day tradition started back in the 17th century when people would wear green ribbons and shamrocks on March 17 to honor Ireland's patron saint.
If you are the type who enjoys dressing up, getting a full St. Patrick’s Day themed costume
may be a better option for you – depending on your budget of course!
You can get just a simple mask, like this Goblin Mask
, to wear as part of your costume – except just wear it with your regular clothes so you can save a few dollars. Not to mention you can always re-use the mask every year or even for Halloween!
For the ladies, you can dress up your outfit with this Plush Beer Stein Purse
. Look the part and still carry your valuables in style and in character!
When decorating for St. Patrick’s Day, be sure to use a lot of green, gold, Shamrocks, and leprechauns!
I find the kids enjoy adding Window Clings Decorations
. These are easy to apply and remove without damaging the window! Plus, you can enjoy them both inside and outside the house or office.
Adding some Saint Patty's Day Party Hanging Decor Party Swirls
will give you more of a party-type vibe – if that’s what you are looking for. Again, these are simple to put up and simple to come down. They can be used in just about any environment without damaging your space.
If you are more of the do it yourself
type, then you will probably enjoy these DIY St. Patrick's Day Gnomes
. Cheap, easy, and fun for a family to do together!
Additionally, if you are looking for some luck, the tradition says to drop a clover in your beer or Irish whiskey, drink it all up, then for good luck, throw the clover over your left shoulder while toasting the saint.
Now if you’re in this section I know what that means… you’re looking for some St. Patrick’s Day fun in the bedroom. I’m not going to tell you how to handle that – this is a kid-friendly site! However, I will give you some suggestions to get!
Don’t forget to take pictures to remember your special day! Use these St Patricks Day Photo Props to make your photos a little more silly. Don’t forget to share your day and tag @closetsamples on social media so we can see how it turned out!