A Green Hit List – St. Patrick's Day

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It is said that we are all green for St. Patrick’s Day – And this would be definitely be true for marketers. Green discounts, special menus, green pancakes, the marketing opportunities are endless! Here is an infographic on How Americans Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Our MJ2 Hit List highlights how different brands celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Cities

Dublin, Ohio  – Our green city of Dublin Ohio “It’s greener in Dublin” will kick off the celebrations with a Greenest, Grandest St. Patrick’s Day Parade with over 100 entries and other festivities.

Chicago, Illinois – Dyeing of the Chicago River.

New York City, New York – The largest parade in the world. Started in 1762, before the Declaration of Independence was signed.

Savannah, Georgia – Second largest parade in the world.

Brands

It’s not St. Patricks’s Day without a Shamrock Shake from McDonalds (at least that was what I thought when I was a kid). Shamrock shakes were first offered by Uncle O’Grimacey in 1970.

Jameson’s Whiskey is having a Global Party and you can win a trip to Ireland on their facebook page.

And of course, we can’t forget about the beer. Guinness is hosting the world’s largest St. Patrick Day party. Check them out on their Guinness facebook page.

Check out the various St. Patrick Day t-shirts that you can wear.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How will you be celebrating? Let us know on our MJ2 Marketing facebook page.