St Patricks Day

By Keith Campbell & Phillip Appiah

St Patricks Day

Religious celebration held on March 17, the traditional death of foremost patron of Saint Patrick.

When did it become a holiday

The people of Ireland have celebrated Patrick, their patron saint, every year since his death. Patrick, whose name means “father”. Patrick was the spiritual father of Christian Ireland.

How many people Celebrate it? Why do the celebrate it?

It is celebrated across the globe. People celebrate it to remember saint Patrick one of Ireland's patron saints. He ministered Christianity in Ireland throughout the fifth century

Interesting facts

Saint Patrick was british.

His saint color was blue green was just associated to the day because it represents Ireland

The city of Chicago dumps 40 tons of green dye into their river to celebrate the day.

It use to be a dry holiday

St. Patrick's Day & GLOBAL Marketing

Great Britain

  • Manchester hosts a two-week Irish festival in the weeks prior to St Patrick's Day.
  • London, since 2002, has had an annual St Patrick's Day parade which takes place on weekends around the 17th, usually in Trafalgar Square.
  • Liverpool has the highest proportion of residents with Irish ancestry of any English city.
  • The local economies get a lot of help with a mass amount of money coming from bars and food for fesivels


  • One of the longest-running and largest St Patrick's Day parades in North America occurs each year in Montreal
  • There has been a parade held in Toronto since at least 1863
  • In 2004, the CelticFest Vancouver Society organised its first yearly festival in downtown Vancouver to celebrate the Celtic Nations and their cultures.
  • The local economies with the parades get a huge amount of money to boost their economy

Shamrock Festival

National ShamrockFest, also commonly referred to as ShamrockFest, is a one-day music festival held in Washington, D.C. to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day

  • Product - Music
  • Place - Washington D.C
  • Promotion - Flyers
  • Price - 17$ to 57$
  • Profit - Non-Profit