City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

07:00 AM  
St. Patrick's Day
Saint Patrick's Day
Kilbennan St. Benin's Church Window St. Patrick Detail 2010 09 16.jpg
Saint Patrick depicted in a stained glass window at Saint Benin's Church, Ireland
Official name Saint Patrick's Day
Also called Feast of Saint Patrick
Patrick's Day
Lá Fheile Pádraig
(Saint) Paddy's Day
St Patty's Day[1][2]
Observed by Irish people and people of Irish descent,
Catholic Church (see calendar),
Anglican Communion (see calendars),
Eastern Orthodox Church (see calendar),
Lutheran Church (see calendar)
Type Ethnic, national, Christian
Significance Feast day of Saint Patrick,
commemoration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland[3]
Celebrations Attending parades,
attending céilithe,
wearing shamrocks,
wearing green,
drinking Irish beer,
drinking Irish whiskey
Observances Attending mass or service
Date 17 March
Next time 17 March 2015
Frequency annual