St. Patrick's Day will be here in just a couple weeks! WalletHub compared 200 of the largest cities in America against 17 key metrics, from Irish pubs and restaurants per capita, to lowest price for a three-star hotel on St. Patrick’s Day, to weather forecast. And even with Minnesota weather being super unpredictable in March, two cities in our state made the Top 20!

St. Paul barely scraped by, landing at the number 20 spot on the list of  Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day. Beating them out, but not by a lot, Minneapolis came in at number 13 on the list. Here is how the whole list laid out:


1. Chicago, IL
2. Philadelphia, PA
3. Madison, WI
4. Boston, MA
5. Tampa, FL
6. Naperville, IL
7. New York, NY
8. Pittsburgh, PA
9. Rockford, IL
10. Dayton, OH
11. Milwaukee, WI
12. Cleveland, OH
13. Minneapolis, MN
14. Buffalo, NY
15. Omaha, NE
16. Cedar Rapids, IA
17. Rochester, NY
18. St. Louis, MO
19. Overland Park, KS
20. St. Paul, MN

Even though St. Cloud didn't make this list, we are still in for some fun on St. Patrick's day! There will be a parade and a huge party in Downtown St. Cloud that weekend. Get all the information on it here!

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