McDonald's locations in Colorado have a ton of seasonal drinks and menu items. Seasonal drinks give us something to look forward to. By the way, if you want Pumpkin Spice Lattes to be available any time of the year, I might judge you a little bit.

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You might be wondering what seasonal item is returning to McDonald's. It is the Shamrock Shake.

When the Shamrock Shake Will Return to Colorado


The iconic shake returned to McDonald's in Colorado on February 5. Hopefully, the ice cream machine at your Colorado McDonald's is operating correctly.

By the way, why are the ice cream machines always broken?

That means that you can head to McDonald's right now and indulge.

A few years ago, McDonald's introduced the Oreo Shamrock Shake. I would recommend sticking to the original shake. I think the addition of Oreo is just a bit too much. According to TODAY, this is the earliest the Shamrock Shake has ever been available.

History of the Shamrock Shake

The Shamrock Shake was first created in 1967 in Connecticut. The shake became so popular that it debuted in all McDonald's locations 45 years later in 2012.

The reason why the Shamrock Shake is seasonal is because it celebrates and honors St. Patrick's Day.

Do you remember the first time you had a Shamrock Shake in Colorado?


The Shamrock Shake is my favorite seasonal drink in the universe. During this time of the year, I convince myself that I will resist. I never do.

I had my first Shamrock Shake in 2014. I ordered one on a whim and I was hooked.

A Little Bit of the History of McDonald's

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