Learn more about St. Patrick's Day parades around the world at www.stpatsparade.org.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 1:00 AM
This holiday is celebrated every year on March 17th, honoring the Irish patron saint, St. Patrick. The celebrations are largely Irish culture themed and typically consist of wearing green, parades, and drinking. Some churches may hold religious services and many schools and offices close in Suffolk County, the area containing Boston and its suburbs.