Everybody’s Irish on St Patrick’s Day! Join the celebration, catch the leprechaun and grab some luck o’ the Irish. Every March 17th the Feast of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, has been celebrated for over 1000 years. The people in Ireland celebrated bu wearing green clothing and shamrocks, to represent the holy trinity. This Christian and cultural holiday was brought over to the United States when Irish immigration erupted during the potato famine in the 1880s. This tradition has grown huge in America. Today the St. Patricks Day Parade in New York is a huge event. Learn more about the history of St. Patrick’s day Grab your best green crayons and print our free St Patricks Day Coloring Pages to share with your family, friends, and classroom.