St. Patrick’s Day has long been associated with the celebration of Irish heritage (real and fake) and excessive drinking. Combine it with the college party scene and you have…well, a blackout. Though not every school throws down on March 17, green-clad ragers shake college towns every year. Take a look at 17 schools to drown in green beer this St. Patrick’s Day.
2. Binghamton University
St. Patty’s comes early in Binghamton to avoid conflict with the New York City parade. Thousands descend on the city for a day of Irish coffee and block parties. With some areas designated for open containers, you don’t even have to trade the parade for booze.