Americans will spend more than ever as they wear their green outfits and enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with friends and family, according to National Retail Federation’s annual survey of St. Patrick’s Day participation and spending. The day is especially a pot of gold for many local restaurants and bars.

Overview of St. Patrick’s Day, 2017

139 million | Number of Americans who plan to celebrate
$37.92 | Average amount celebrants will spend
$5.3 billion | Total St. Patricks’ Day spending (highest in survey history)

Ten-Year Trend in St. Patrick’s Day Spending

How St. Patrick’s Day Will be Celebrated

Percentage of Americans Who Plan to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Source: National Retail Federation


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