Online St. Patrick’s Day Freebies
If you’re a schoolteacher, looking for a free/cheap way to decorate or looking for some DIY costume ideas, the Internet is the place to go. You can get all kinds of free Saint Patrick’s Day items online to celebrate the holiday. Some of the coloring pages and worksheets may be fun to try at home if you have a little one as well. Coloring and learning are always a great way to celebrate a holiday (especially if it is free). You can get each of the following free online to celebrate the holiday:
- Greeting Cards
- Coloring Pages
- Word Puzzles
- Ancestry.com is offering FREE access to Irish ancestors through St. Patrick’s Day
- Yogi Tea is offering free samples. You can send two tea samples and a message to a friend for free on their website
- Receive a St. Patty’s Day Photo App for iPhone for Free on Thursday
- You can also check for free patterns, ideas, cutouts, coloring pages and easy recipes for March 17 on Pinterest
- Get a free St. Patrick’s Day craft and recipe book
- Also, receive a free crafting eBook
Free Events for St. Patrick’s Day
If you look into your local events, you may discover that your town is having events in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. This may be anything from parades to fairs to crafting sessions without paying a dime. For example, in Miami, people are able to enjoy a Disco Fever party free of cost, get into many bars free and even see live music for free on St. Patrick’s Day. In Los Angeles, people can start drinking at 6 a.m. with Irish coffee and go on a pub crawl to celebrate the day. There will also be many festivals and small events throughout the day.
You never know what may be going on near you. Some towns have already celebrated St. Patty’s Day, however, you can check your town’s calendar to discover whether any free events will be occurring near you.
In addition to festivals, local restaurants and bars may be offering free admittance (clubs), free food and free drinks to patrons. Some places may even be offering green drinks and foods in honor of the day. Other restaurants may use the holiday as a day to raise money for their favorite charity.
If you intend to go out and celebrate St. Patty’s Day, make sure you do what you can to save your wallet. You may be able to what you plan to do for absolutely no money at all. It never hurts to check!
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