St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a time for tricks, pinches, and green, of course—but it’s also a great day to celebrate Irish heritage. From St. Patrick’s Day memes to a classic Irish coffee, we’ll guide you through everything you need to know to make March 17 (aka St. Patrick’s Day) a blast. (We’ll even teach you the proper spelling of St. Paddy’s Day.)

St. Paddy's Day Basics

Is It St. Patty or St. Paddy? Chances Are, You're Getting It Wrong
St. Patrick’s Day 2021 is Wednesday, March 17—be sure you’re spelling your celebratory posts and messages correctly, or you might get pinched.
Why Do You Get Pinched on St. Patrick's Day?
St. Patrick’s Day pinch rules: Made up or cultural relic? We dive into why you get pinched on March 17th, as well as why you're even supposed to wear green in the first place.
How to Make an Easy Old-School Irish Stew
This restorative, hearty one-pot meal channels a simple past.

Celebratory Treats for St. Patrick's Day

5 St. Patrick's Day Snacks Better Than a Pot of Gold
These homemade St. Patrick’s Day snacks are sure to make your little ones’ holiday—and give you a few tasty treats, too.
6 Traditional Irish Desserts You'll Love
Whether you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day or just looking for a satisfying, classic Irish dessert, these puddings, shortbreads, and cakes will hit the spot.
What Is Corned Beef?

Before digging into that delicious St. Patrick's Day feast, learn the history behind this classic dish.