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Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations 2023

by Katie Skrzek

Mar 13, 2023

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Destinations / North America

St. Patrick’s Day offers plenty of family-friendly activities for family travelers. Personal finance website WalletHub recently revealed its list of the best cities for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations for 2023.


WalletHub compared 200 of the largest cities in the United States across several key metrics, including number of Irish pubs and restaurants per capita, weather forecast and hotel price.


Naperville, Illinois, came in the top spot for the highest percentage of Irish population. Hialeah, Florida, came in last. For Irish pubs and restaurants, revelers will find plenty of options in New York City, New York; Tampa, Florida; Seattle, Washington; Boston, Massachusetts; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The average beer price is the lowest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and highest in Hialeah, and Miami, Florida.


The top 10 cities for St. Patrick’s Day are:


  1. Boston, Massachusetts
  2. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  3. Chicago, Illinois
  4. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  5. New York City, New York
  6. Reno, Nevada
  7. Santa Rosa, California
  8. Naperville, Illinois
  9. Buffalo, New York
  10. Boise, Idaho


For more information about methodology and a full list of results, visit the website.


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