FUN FACT 1
According to tradition, leprechauns wore red, not green. They wore fine clothes, liked to play tricks, and made shoes for a living.
FUN FACT 2
In Chicago, on Saint Patrick's Day, they dye the rivers green.
In Seattle, there is a ceremony where they paint a green stripe down the roads.
FUN FACT 3
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the highest number of leaves found on a clover is 14.
Why not get out on your new electric trike and see how many clovers you can find?
FUN FACT 4
The actual color of St. Patrick is blue. Green became associated with St. Patrick's Day during the 19th century.
Green, in Irish legends, was worn by fairies and immortals, and also by people to encourage their crops to grow.
FUN FACT 5
More than 100 St. Patrick's Day parades are held across the United States. The largest celebrations take place in Boston and New York City.
If your city is having a parade, why not choose to ride your electric bike to get you there?
FUN FACT 6
One estimate suggests that there are 10,000 regular three-leaf clovers for every lucky four-leaf clover.
FUN FACT 7
St. Patrick's Day is observed on March 17th because that is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
It is believed that he died on March 17th, 561 AD
FUN FACT 8
Legend says that each leaf on the four-leaf clover means something.
The first is for hope, the second is for faith, the third is for love and the fourth is for luck!
FUN FACT 9
There are about 32 million Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland.
That is around 9.7% of the total population.
Do you have an Irish background?
FUN FACT 10
The man who would come to be known as Saint Patrick wasn't actually named Patrick.
Sources have listed his birth name as Maewyn Succat, with the name Patrick later taken on during his religious journeys or ordainment.