If you’re looking for a city that comes together to celebrate, you’ll want to visit Chicago on St. Patrick’s Day. This Midwestern city is home to one of the biggest Irish parties in all of the U.S., and Chicago residents truly celebrate in style. Each year, the city’s best-known tradition is turning the Chicago River green. For more than 40 years, people have flocked to the city to see this cool feat.
Chicago is also home to more St. Patrick’s Day parties and festivals per capita than any other U.S. city. You can visit just about any bar, pub, or even restaurant within the city and find a fun celebration. Don’t forget to try Chicago’s Green River Soda, a booze-free alternative that’s perfect for the holiday.