Apps to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day from Coast to Coast

Be a part of the weekend's festivities.

By on March 15, 2013

While many cities around the world boast awesome St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, several U.S. cities made this year’s Top 10 St. Patrick's Day destinations according to Hotwire.com. 

Major cities, including Chicago, Boston, San Francisco and New York are all recommended destinations to celebrate on March 17. However, if you plan to stay close to home but still want to ensure you’re celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day, your inner-Irish side can be set free with the help of these fun apps.

Capture St. Patrick’s Day memories using the St. Patrick’s Day Photo Effects app, which allows you to add fun holiday-themed effects to your photos. Snap pictures of friends and family during the festivities; add some fun effects; and then share via Twitter, Facebook or email.

An electronic card is a great way to remind friends you are thinking of them on this special day. The Holiday Cards app lets you create an authentic Irish card, featuring Irish templates and sayings to be shared via email.

Heading to a parade with friends? Surprise your friends with your knowledge of Irish slang with a few tips from the Irish Slang Dictionary, which allows you to search for Irish slang terms for everything from the word cool to the term for dessert.

Don’t forget traditional Irish recipes. The St. Patrick’s Day Recipes app features 41 traditional Irish dishes, including corned beef and soda bread.

No matter your origins, you can be as Irish as you want to be this one day of the year. With these apps, you’ll be getting your “green” on just in time for this year’s celebration.