Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, NYC (“world’s oldest and largest parade”)
Sydney Opera House, Australia
Disneyland Paris, France
South Boston, Massachusetts
Kate Middleton present traditional sprigs of shamrock to officers and guardsmen at the base at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, England
*New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh opted to skip this years St. Patrick’s Day parade over gay rights dispute. In addition 3 beer companies, Guinness, Sam Adams and Heineken withdrew their sponsorship from this years parade to support LGBT rights.