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St. Patrick’s Day celebrations stretched well into the night across the country as revelers made sure to make up for the lull in partying over the last three years. 

Partygoers were seen laughing, dancing and drinking in busy city streets across the  nation, all while dressed in their best emerald green outfits to mark the traditionally boozy celebration.

The streets of New York, Boston and Chicago – all famed for their celebrations of all-things Irish were filled with joyful Guinness drinkers, many of whom decided to wear hats and shamrock headbands to mark the occasion, while others jubilantly waved Irish flags. 

The Empire State Building and the White House were both lit up in shades of green. 

Even those who weren’t wearing something to mark the occasion on their head still managed to raise a pint of the black stuff – one of Ireland’s most famous exports – to toast St Patrick, the nation’s foremost patron saint. 

By the end of the night, many looked a little worse for wear after indulging in one too many pints of Guinness, while others succumbed to a sugar rush after consuming some Lucky Charms cereal.

Things appeared much calmer at McSorley¿s Old Ale House in New York City

Things appeared much calmer at McSorley’s Old Ale House in New York City

After the Guinness had run dry, those out and about moved onto Lucky Charms cereal

After the Guinness had run dry, those out and about moved onto Lucky Charms cereal

Lucky Charms cereal likes to portray itself as having Irish roots

Lucky Charms cereal likes to portray itself as having Irish roots 

Those who could still lay their hands on bottles of something green, did so

Those who could still lay their hands on bottles of something green, did so 

The lighting at this bar in Queens, New York, was all green

The lighting at this bar in Queens, New York, was all green

Absinthe appeared to be a popular choice for shots because of its green appearance

Absinthe appeared to be a popular choice for shots because of its green appearance 

Drinkers spilled out onto the streets in San Francisco at The Irish Bank

Drinkers spilled out onto the streets in San Francisco at The Irish Bank

Plenty of people were out and about in Savannah, Georgia on Friday night to celebrate

Plenty of people were out and about in Savannah, Georgia on Friday night to celebrate

There's always one person who decides to jump on the bar top towards the end of the night

There’s always one person who decides to jump on the bar top towards the end of the night

A spectator wears attire celebrating St. Patrick's Day while watching an NCAA college baseball game between Stetson and Kennesaw State, in DeLand, Florida on Friday night

A spectator wears attire celebrating St. Patrick’s Day while watching an NCAA college baseball game between Stetson and Kennesaw State, in DeLand, Florida on Friday night

St Patrick's Day revelers are seen at O'Donoghue¿s Irish pub in New York

St Patrick’s Day revelers are seen at O’Donoghue’s Irish pub in New York

The partying began early with many starting the weekend ahead of schedule with St Patrick’s Day falling on a Friday this year.

Partygoers were seen lining the streets clad in green outfits in the early afternoon for the boozy celebrations, while spring breakers got into the spirit as they flocked to beaches and bars to get the party started early. 

Some wore green bikinis and painted their fingernails as they gathered at Fort Lauderdale Beach for a rowdy afternoon of drinking.

Other St Patrick’s Day revelers around the country chose to go to Irish pubs in fancy dress to get the party started. 

The DJ at the Hair of the Dog bar fired a load of green conffetti to drive the message home

The DJ at the Hair of the Dog bar fired a load of green conffetti to drive the message home

Pub food was the order of the day for many to have along side their pints of Guinness

Pub food was the order of the day for many to have along side their pints of Guinness 

One woman could be seen raising a pint of the black stuff - one of Ireland's most famous exports - to toast St Patrick

One woman could be seen raising a pint of the black stuff – one of Ireland’s most famous exports – to toast St Patrick

Three men wearing matching green suits pose near the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York

Three men wearing matching green suits pose near the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York

People wearing green outfits pose with drinks at an Irish pub following the St. Patrick's Day parade

People wearing green outfits pose with drinks at an Irish pub following the St. Patrick’s Day parade

People line up to enter the Black Rose pub in Boston, on St. Patrick's Day on Friday

People line up to enter the Black Rose pub in Boston, on St. Patrick’s Day on Friday

The White House was illuminated in green in honor of Saint Patrick's day, in Washington DC

The White House was illuminated in green in honor of Saint Patrick’s day, in Washington DC

The Empire State Building was lit up with Irish colors for the celebrations

The Empire State Building was lit up with Irish colors for the celebrations

The Irish Bank in San Francisco serves pub grub and a huge selection of whiskeys in an alley lined with outdoor tables

The Irish Bank in San Francisco serves pub grub and a huge selection of whiskeys in an alley lined with outdoor tables

People came draped in boas in the colors of the Irish flag, shamrock patterned clothing and various other Irish themed accessories. 

Elaborate and extravagant parades to mark the occasion also took place in New York and Savannah with thousands of people coming to watch the floats and the performances. 

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Streets were shut in New York for one of the city’s grandest and oldest traditions as performers, bands and bagpipes marched along 5th Avenue.  

Former UFC star Conor McGregor, from Dublin, Ireland, took to the streets of Savannah, Georgia to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

Savannah’s celebration of the day is the biggest in the American southeast – with the average parade lasting almost four hours.

Irish singer Niall Horan performed at a St. Patrick's Day reception for U.S. President Joe Biden and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the East Room of the White House on Friday

Irish singer Niall Horan performed at a St. Patrick’s Day reception for U.S. President Joe Biden and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the East Room of the White House on Friday

St Patrick’s Day celebrations erupted across the country on Friday as hundreds and thousands of revelers started the weekend early

Spring breakers clad in green bikinis took to bars and beaches in Miami to celebrate St Patrick's day

Spring breakers clad in green bikinis took to bars and beaches in Miami to celebrate St Patrick’s day

Other revelers around the country chose to go to Irish pubs in fancy dress to get the party started

Other revelers around the country chose to go to Irish pubs in fancy dress to get the party started

A group of partygoers getting into the spirit in downtown Boston

A group of partygoers getting into the spirit in downtown Boston 

People came draped in boas and various other Irish themed accessories

People came draped in boas and various other Irish themed accessories

This woman went to an Irish pub dressed in a shamrock patterned suit

This woman went to an Irish pub dressed in a shamrock patterned suit

McGregor was seen walking with his fiancée Dee Devlin and their three children- Conor Jr, Rian, and Croia- accompanied by police.

It’s the second parade to be held in Savannah since the COVID pandemic led to the cancellation of festivities in both 2020 and 2021. 

The Parade in Savannah began in 1824 by Irish immigrants who came to the state’s oldest city. 

President Joe Biden, who has Irish ancestry, wished those celebrating a happy St Patrick’s Day and said: ‘Today, on St Patrick’s Day, we celebrate the fact that the fabric of modern America is woven through with the green of the Emerald Isle.

Two friends head out to drink on St Patrick's Day in New York

Two friends head out to drink on St Patrick’s Day in New York

Elaborate and extravagant parades to mark the occasion also took place in New York and Savannah

Elaborate and extravagant parades to mark the occasion also took place in New York and Savannah

A group clad in green attending the Savannah St Patrick's Day parade

 A group clad in green attending the Savannah St Patrick’s Day parade 

A family enjoying the St Patrick's Day parade in Savannah

A family enjoying the St Patrick’s Day parade in Savannah 

‘As the great-great-grandson of the Blewitts of County Mayo and the Finnegans of County Louth who boarded a coffin ship to cross the Atlantic more than 165 years ago – As the proud son of Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden – I wish you all a very happy St. Patrick’s Day.’ 

And he welcomed Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for a longstanding meetup between the two heads of state that had been delayed two years by the COVID-19 pandemic.

St Patrick’s Day celebrates the life of the patron saint of Ireland who is credited for bringing Christianity to the country. 

GEORGIA, USA: Conor McGregor was spotted in Savannah to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Conor McGregor was spotted in Savannah, Georgia to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

McGregor was joined by fiancée Dee Devlin and their children (L to R) Conor Jr, Rian, and Croia

McGregor was joined by fiancée Dee Devlin and their children (L to R) Conor Jr, Rian, and Croia

Streets were shut in New York for one of the city's grandest and oldest traditions as performers, bands and bagpipes marched along 5th Avenue

Streets were shut in New York for one of the city’s grandest and oldest traditions as performers, bands and bagpipes marched along 5th Avenue

The Parade in Savannah began in 1824 by Irish immigrants who came to the state's oldest city

The Parade in Savannah began in 1824 by Irish immigrants who came to the state’s oldest city

Savannah's celebration of the day is the biggest in the American southeast - with the average parade lasting almost four hours

Savannah’s celebration of the day is the biggest in the American southeast – with the average parade lasting almost four hours

St Patrick's Day celebrates the life of the patron saint of Ireland who is credited for bringing Christianity to the country

St Patrick’s Day celebrates the life of the patron saint of Ireland who is credited for bringing Christianity to the country

It marks the anniversary of his death in the fifth century and the Irish have observed the holiday for over 1,000 years. 

St Patrick is also the designated patron saint of Puerto Rico, Boston Australia, Nigeria and Montserrat. 

The annual celebration has become a huge tradition across America because of the number of people who have Irish roots. 

More than 32 million Americans have ancestors as up to two million Irish people moved to the us during the great potato famine – a period of starvation and disease which from 1845 to 1852 and killed more than 1.9 million people.

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