Okay, St. Patrick鈥檚 Day totally crept up on you, and you didn鈥檛 make any plans in your 鈥榟ood to celebrate. Good news: It鈥檚 not too late to book a weekend trip. Maybe you鈥檝e never considered traveling for a Luck-o鈥-the-Irish getaway, but once you pitch the idea to your #squad (by Snapchatting all the cute green DIY accessories you鈥檝e ever made, of course), those bags will be packed in no time. Whether you鈥檝e got wheels for a road trip or want to fly, we have a list of places both near and far to get you and your crew into the Irish celebration spirit. Scroll on, and then start booking it!

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1. San Diego, CA: San Diego may not be the first place you鈥檇 think to venture off to for a St. Patrick鈥檚 Day fete, but their Shamrock Celebration in the Gaslamp Quarter hosts over 20,000 party goers each year. This epic bash has three stages of non-stop music, plus plenty of libations to keep the party going in SoCal. (Photo via San Diego ShamROCK)

2. Savannah, GA: Over 300,000 people flock to this southern town in hopes of partying like the Irish at the St. Patrick鈥檚 Day Festival, making it one of the largest crowds in the world. There are two main party hubs in Savannah: River Street and City Market. Hit up the dance parties, vendors, and a Bud Light Lima-A-Rita cabana!

3. Dublin, Ireland: We can鈥檛 talk about St. Patrick鈥檚 Day celebrations without talking about Ireland. Each year Dublin hosts over 500,000 spectators. Their five-day celebration brings out street performances, parades, day parties, and the Irish Beer and Whiskey Festival. Just don鈥檛 forget to swing by the illustrious Temple Bar.

4. Chicago, IL: If you鈥檙e in the Midwest, you can鈥檛 miss out on a chance to celebrate in Chicago. Each year the Windy City dyes the Chicago River with 45 pounds of vegetable dye. Check it out and then put on your best green dress to venture out on a bar crawl or celebrate with traditional Irish fare and music at Fitzgerald鈥檚 Saint Patrick鈥檚 Day Festival. (Photo via Getty)

5.Hot Springs, AK: This southern city is known for hosting the world鈥檚 shortest parade. The route is just about 98 feet, but it attracts over 30,000 spectators each year. Whether you鈥檙e looking to experience a new tradition or party with Elvis (impersonators), this is one event that鈥檚 not to be missed.

6. Running of the Micks Pub Crawl 鈥 Philadelphia, PA: Looking for an epic night of pub crawling and making new friends? Look no further than the city of Brotherly Love. The Running of the Micks is one of the best-known celebrations in Philly, with the crawl beginning at 10am each year. After enjoying your favorite Irish cocktails and fare, you and your fellow party-goers can run up the Philadelphia Museum stairs and pay homage to Philadelphia鈥檚 favorite boxer, Rocky Balboa.


7. Montserrat, Caribbean: Montserrat is an island in the British West Indies that was once known as the Emerald Isle. The Caribbean island is the only place outside of Ireland that takes the day off for St. Patrick鈥檚 Day. Their 10-day celebration is not to be missed, thanks to the Caribbean culture infused with Irish history. (Photo via Getty)

8. Boston, MA: Go for a run before you hit the Shamrock Stroll Bar Crawl, and hang around to feel the energy of a Boston St. Patrick鈥檚 Day聽parade. We promise your party schedule will be full.

9. New Orleans, LA: They don鈥檛 do just Mardi Gras to the max! Whether you鈥檙e looking for a day party, block party, or parade, the Big Easy will not disappoint. Both Parasol鈥檚 and Tracey鈥檚 offer up green beer, fun runs, great music, and a good time!

10. Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires hosts the largest St. Patrick鈥檚 Day street party in South America. Beginning on March 17, head to the festivities at several of their Irish pubs, where you鈥檒l find Irish-inspired dark beers and food made the Argentine way. The next day starts with a parade that welcomes over 500,000 people to celebrate the Irish, and then the beer and food stands open to launch the street party.

11. New York City, NY: Want to cruise with an Irish-inspired beer along the Hudson River? Look no further than Coney Island Brewery鈥檚 St. Patrick鈥檚 Day Cruise. Feast on yummy appetizers and your favorite beer as you sail the night away. Looking for less booze and more tradition? Visit the Irish Art Center鈥檚 Irish Extravaganza, an event filled with authentic music, dances, and craft workshops that are sure to get you in the spirit of the holiday! Whatever you decide, the possibilities are endless in the city that never sleeps.

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