Projected total St. Paddy’s Day spending by Americans this year. Adults ages 18 to 24 are planning the most celebrations (77.3 percent), while those from 35 to 44 will spend the most, at an average of $41.68. Following close behind are adults ages 25 to 34, who will spend an average of $41.58. The most common way of celebrating the holiday — wearing green – will be done by 85 percent of people surveyed. An additional 23.3 percent will decorate their home or office and 34.6 percent will make a special dinner.
(Source: National Retail Federation, 2013)