This weekend is one of those magical weekends when a party holiday -- St. Patrick's Day -- falls on a Saturday.
- While some people think partying on St. Patrick’s Day is more hassle than it’s worth, a new survey says 60 percent of Americans do plan to celebrate.
- 13 million glasses of Guinness will be served -- and nearly four million cases of Irish whiskey will be consumed.
- And, a staggering $5.9 billion will be spent celebrating St. Patrick's Day this year, up from last year's record of $5.3 billion
Bonus Fast Fact: If you’re at the bar, you might want to pull out a stopwatch as the makers of Guinness say it takes 119.5 seconds to pour the perfect pint. (Forbes)