St. Patrick's Day is a day of cultural and religious importance and is celebrated annually on the 17th of March. It is named after St. Patrick, one of the most widely recognized saints of Ireland. The holiday celebrates the Irish culture and heritage and the arrival of the Christian faith in Ireland. Celebrations involve public parades with people dressed in green attires or shamrocks. While Christians attend church services on St. Patrick's Day. People enjoy the day with great fervor and enthusiasm.
St. Patrick's Day is observed as an annual holiday in Ireland, Newfoundland, Labrador and Montserrat. St. Patrick's Day feast is also celebrated worldwide by Irish diaspora scattered around the world in regions such as Britain, Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and many other countries.