When Is Saint Patrick's Day?

Find Out When Saint Patrick's Day Is in This and Other Years

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Statue of Saint Patrick at Croagh Patrick mountain
Statue of Saint Patrick at Croagh Patrick mountain. Matt Loughrey / Getty Images

Saint Patrick's Day, commemorating the life of the great apostle and patron saint of Ireland, has become a day of celebration for both Catholics and non-Catholics. When is Saint Patrick's Day?

How Is the Date of Saint Patrick's Day Determined?

As with most other saints, the feast of Saint Patrick commemorates the date of his death—that is, his entrance into eternal life. Saint Patrick's Day is always March 17, which means it falls on a different day of the week each year.

When Is Saint Patrick's Day This Year?

Here is the day of the week on which Saint Patrick's Day will be celebrated this year:

  • Saint Patrick's Day 2017: Friday, March 17, 2017

When Is Saint Patrick's Day in Future Years?

Here are the days on which Saint Patrick's will be celebrated next year and in future years:

  • Saint Patrick's Day 2018: Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2019: Sunday, March 17, 2019
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2020: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2021: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2022: Thursday, March 17, 2022
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2023: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2024: Sunday, March 17, 2024
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2025: Monday, March 17, 2025
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2026: Tuesday, March 17, 2026
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2027: Wednesday, March 17, 2027
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2028: Friday, March 17, 2028
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2029: Saturday, March 17, 2029
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2030: Sunday, March 17, 2030

When Was Saint Patrick's Day in Previous Years?

Here is when Saint Patrick's Day fell in previous years, going back to 2007:

  • Saint Patrick's Day 2007: Saturday, March 17, 2007
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2008: Monday, March 17, 2008
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2009: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2010: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2011: Thursday, March 17, 2011
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2012: Saturday, March 17, 2012
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2013: Sunday, March 17, 2013
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2014: Monday, March 17, 2014
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2015: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  • Saint Patrick's Day 2016: Thursday, March 17, 2016

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