Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations to Visit

St. Patrick’s Day in the United States is a great day to celebrate Irish culture. Many American cities with prominent Irish communities feature famous traditions and parades that may be worth a trip.

We rounded up the 5 best cities in the US to visit this St. Patrick’s Day – along with private jet charter pricing to get you there as quickly and efficiently as possible.

1. Chicago

Chicago is famous for the St. Patrick’s Day tradition of dyeing the Chicago River green. Thousands of people line the waterway to witness the event after the downtown parade.

Example Charter Flight Price to Chicago:

  • Itinerary: Atlanta – Chicago
  • Aircraft:  Phenom 100 (4 seats)
  • Estimate Pricing starting at $9,250 (one way)

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2. Boston

Boston has a large Irish community and they certainly come out in full force for St. Patrick’s Day. The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of the largest in the country.  According to legend, the earliest celebration of the holiday in America took place here in 1737.

Example Flight & Price to Boston:

  • Itinerary: New York City – Boston
  • Aircraft:   Citation XL (8 seats)
  • Estimate Pricing starting at $11,460 (one way)

3. Philadelphia

Philly’s Erin Express, held on two consecutive weekends surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, offers free transportation to 20+ Philadelphia bars. The city loves the holiday so much that many also celebrate a “St. Practice Day” the weekend before.

Example Flight & Price to Philadelphia:

  • Itinerary: Denver – Philadelphia
  • Aircraft: Learjet 75 (8 seats)
  • Estimate Pricing starting at $24,750 (one way)

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4. New York City

The first New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade was introduced by Irish soldiers in the British army in 1762. Today, it showcases more than 300,000 marchers and draws three million spectators each year.  The parade begins at 44th Street and proceeds up Fifth Avenue, past magnificent St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street.

Example Flight & Price to New York City:

  • Itinerary: Miami – New York City
  • Aircraft: Hawker 800 (8 seats)
  • Estimate Pricing starting at $26,650 (one way)

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5. Savannah

This southern charm features one of the largest street parades in the world, plus the weather is the nicest (in comparison to the top 4!). The three-hour parade brings out more than 500,000 to watch. It takes place in the Historic Park District, where the fountains are dyed green for the celebrations.

Example Flight & Price to Savannah:

  • Itinerary: Orlando – Savannah
  • Aircraft: Citation Ultra (7 seats)
  • Estimate Pricing starting at $8,980 (one way)

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Image: Hamilton-Turner Inn, Savannah, GA

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