St. Patrick's day is a little more than a week away and it's good to know that we've got one of the best places to celebrate! Start the preparations; we'll see you in Dogtown.
WalletHub ranked the top 200 places to celebrate and St. Louis landed at #11!
St. Louis Ranking Factors:
Traditions: No. 8
Cost Ranks: No. 47
Safety and Accessiblitly: No 196 (Be careful out there...)
Weather: No. 116
If you're not feeling STL this year...our neighbors to the north in Chicago are ranked #1! Check out the full list and more details here.
St. Patrick’s Day Facts
- 819%: Increase in Guinness consumption on St. Patrick’s Day compared to the rest of the year (152.5% more beer is sold overall)
- $1.3 Million: Market value of a leprechaun’s pot of gold
- $5.9 Billion: Amount that will be spent collectively on St. Patrick’s Day 2018 ($40 per person celebrating)
- 33.1 Million: Number of Americans who claim Irish ancestry, second only to German and 7x Ireland's population