Did you know …
• Georgia boasts the second largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the U.S.?
• St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, celebrates the anniversary of the death of Ireland’s patron saint?
• According to the legend, St. Patrick used a shamrock as a symbol to explain the Holy Trinity?
• The first American St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held in New York City in 1762 and is our nation’s oldest and largest civilian parade?
• The Guinness beer company estimates 13 million pints of Guinness are consumed on St. Patrick’s Day?
Photo of the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable in Atlanta’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day parade by Alan Sandercock. The band will also appear in this year’s parade.