Ahhh, St. Patrick's Day! The day we drink green beer and salute St. Patrick for driving the snakes out of Ireland, even when evidence suggests there were never any snakes to begin with! We found some fascinating facts about St. Patty's Day here to help us prepare for Coors Light Patty in the Plaza celebration coming up Sunday, March 17, where you'll have plenty of reasons to shake your shillelagh!

Have you ever noticed everyone claims to be at least part Irish on St. Patty's Day? It's a badge of honor being Irish on St. Patty's Day. It's like having the most Mardi Gras beads at a parade! And like Mardi Gras, St. Patty's Day got it's start as a religious holiday.