St. Patrick’s Day is being celebrated today across the globe. This year, it will be celebrated indoors mainly due to the coronavirus pandemic.
To celebrate the occasion, many companies and restaurants have come out with exclusive deals.
The first stimulus checks payment of $1400 under the COVID-19 relief bill is expected to be received by the eligible Americans by Wednesday through direct deposits. This gives a much-need boost to the general public during this crucial time.
St. Patrick’s Day parades have been canceled across the nation for the second year in a row amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Many other events which draw large crowds have been canceled or limited because of the safety precautions that are in place. The majority of people have decided to stay home on this holiday. Only 9% of the population showed interest in going to a bar compared to 38% in the pre-pandemic days.
The only thing which is still on and no one can prevent you from sporting is – DONNING GREEN.
Green color has been associated with St. Patrick’s Day since time immemorial and donning it this year can help you earn many freebies from different companies.
Krispy Kreme announced to give away free green-colored glazed doughnuts to those who will be sporting green on Tuesday and Wednesday. The green doughnuts will be absolutely free of cost. This offer is valid for in-store, pick-up, and drive-thru till the supplies last.
McDonald’s went a step ahead and brought back it’s minty Shamrock Shake and Oreo Shamrock Mcflurry in the menu on February 15, and got into the festive mood well before time.
Budweiser announced to turn its beer “green” and pledged to work on renewable energy credits that are equivalent to the estimated electricity used to brew beer in America every day.
Starbucks announced to offer green beverages, including Pineapple Matcha Drink, Star Drink, and Kiwi Starfruit Starbucks refreshers to celebrate the occasion.
Dunkin’ brought back its Irish crème-flavored coffee for a limited time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
The mobile app Wawa rewarded its members with a free 16-ounce Matcha Drink on Wednesday.