Nicole Pomarico
February 20, 2018 9:53 am

With Valentine’s Day behind us, many are already looking forward to the next holiday: St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a pretty low-key holiday, since no gifts are exchanged and nobody cares if you’re single, and that’s part of what makes it fun. But when is St. Patrick’s Day in 2018?

Good news! St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year.

In case you didn’t already know, St. Patrick’s Day is always March 17th, no matter what — kind of like Christmas is always December 25th. But if you love indulging in green beer and/or going to parties in honor of the holiday, it can be kind of a bummer going to work the next day. Fortunately, this time around, it falls on a weekend and you’ll have all day Sunday to recover, so feel free to let loose. By Monday morning, any hangover you might have had will be long gone (hopefully).

There’s a lot to love about this holiday. Whether you’re into all the snacks with food coloring (green spaghetti, anyone?), like dressing up, or look best in green, there’s something for everyone. Also just as important: Shamrock Shakes at McDonald’s, as if anyone could ever forget them. Eat some Lucky Charms. Live your best life. Even if you’re not Irish, you can still go all out if you want to.

So mark Saturday, March 17th, on your calendar, and get ready to party. Don’t forget to wear something green, or you will run the risk of getting pinched, and who wants that?