NAPERVILLE, IL — If you live in Naperville, you already know it’s a great place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but now the city is getting some national recognition for its St. Paddy’s Day pride. Naperville was named 6th in a recent WalletHub study of the Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations.

The study weighed factors that included percent of population that is Irish, Irish pubs and restaurants per capita, average beer price, St. Patrick’s Day weather forecast and lowest price for a 3-star hotel on St. Patrick’s Day. Here’s how Naperville fared against other cities in these sub-categories:

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