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How much do you plan on spending to celebrate the 'luck of the Irish' this weekend?

The Irish holiday is most popular among individuals under the age of 35, with 72 percent planning to celebrate.

Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 2:02 PM

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, so how much do you plan on spending this year?

The National Retail Federation says that the average person will spend about $40 to celebrate the “luck of the Irish.”

That's about $5.61 billion in overall spending for St. Patrick’s Day, down from last year which hit a record high of $5.9 billion.

The Irish holiday is most popular among individuals under the age of 35, with 72 percent planning to celebrate.

More than 80-percent of Americans say they plan to wear green to honor St. Patrick's Day, while 30 percent say they will prepare a special dinner.

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