St. Patrick's Day 2021, 2022 and furtherView below the dates for (among others) St. Patrick's Day 2021 and St. Patrick's Day 2022.
You can also see on which day the holiday falls and how many days it is until this holiday.
|Date||Holiday||Day||Week number||Days to go|
|St. Patrick's Day 2020||Tuesday||12||-|
|St. Patrick's Day 2021||Wednesday||11||254|
|St. Patrick's Day 2022||Thursday||11||619|
|St. Patrick's Day 2023||Friday||11||984|
|St. Patrick's Day 2024||Sunday||12||1350|
|St. Patrick's Day 2025||Monday||12||1715|
|St. Patrick's Day 2026||Tuesday||12||2080|
|St. Patrick's Day 2027||Wednesday||11||2445|
|St. Patrick's Day 2028||Friday||11||2811|
|St. Patrick's Day 2029||Saturday||11||3176|
|St. Patrick's Day 2030||Sunday||12||3541|
Significance of St. Patrick's Day 2021St. Patrick's Day 2021 (also known as Saint Patrick's Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick) is a holiday that remembers one of Ireland's patron saints, St. Patrick and as a day of recognition of Irish and Irish American culture. St. Patrick's Day 2021 is observed on March 17. Although a legal holiday only in Suffolk County, Savannah, Georgia and Massachusetts (where it is recognized alongside Evacuation Day) it is nonetheless widely recognized and celebrated throughout the United States.
History of Saint Patrick's DayThe history of St. Patrick's Day 2021 dates back to the early 17th century when it was made an official Christian feast day by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Lutheran Church. The day remembers Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish.
The holiday has been celebrated on the North American continent since the 17th century. Irish-American immigrants brought Saint Patrick's Day to the United States. The first civic and public celebration of Saint Patrick's Day in the 13 colonies took place in Boston, Massachusetts in 1737.
In 1780 General George Washington commanded soldiers of Irish descent in the Continental Army and allowed his troops a holiday on March 17. This event became known as The St. Patrick's Day Encampment of 1780. St. Patrick's Day 2021, while not a legal holiday throughout the entire the United States, is nonetheless widely recognised and observed throughout the country.