Whether you're looking to head down to the local boozer (bar), snog (kiss) with your sweetie at the 35th Annual Dallas St. Patrick's Parade and Festival or just go somewhere to get locked (drunk), there is plenty of exciting St. Patrick's Day celebrations in DFW this year. Check out our lucky list of events.
All events take place on Saturday, March 15, unless otherwise specified.
Dash Down Greenville 5K
Greenville Avenue & Lovers Lane in Dallas
Time: 8 a.m.
Price: $40 on race day
Kick off a day of St. Paddy's Day fun in Dallas with the Dash Down Greenville 5k benefiting the North Texas Food Bank. A record number of people are expected to don green gear and run or walk down Greenville. Last year the event raised more than $32,500 for the North Texas Food Bank.
CLICK HERE for Dash Down Greenville 5K information
35th Annual Dallas St. Patrick's Parade and Festival
Time: 11 a.m.
What began in 1979 as a local community event with no more than a few vehicles has evolved into one of the biggest St. Patrick's parades in the Southwest. With more than a hundred floats and an average public attendance of 100,000, this parade rivals those in Boston, Chicago and New York. CLICK HERE for your 2014 Dallas St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival Survival Guide
St. Patrick's Day After Parties
The Granada Theater: 3524 Greenville Avenue, 2 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Sundown at Granada: 3520 Greenville Avenue,
Time: Doors open at 10 a.m.
Price: $10 cover
Sundown at Granada and the historic Granada Theater will be home to a day packed with St. Patrick's entertainment. Sundown at Granada's parade after-party starts at 10 a.m. The parking lot will have food, drinks and a DJ. There's live entertainment from 10 bands all day long. The roof top features Sing Kumba, I Drenz, Preston Hall and David Willingham Project. There will be six bands inside including Bryant Goodall Band, Gravity Feed, Kapow, The night above us, Hilltop Crawlers and Bum Lucky. Must be 21 and over to attend. Doors to the Granada Theater open at 7 p.m. for a concert by Johnathan Tyler & the Northern Lights with Dead Flowers and Oil Boom opening.
CLICK HERE for the Sundown at Granada information | CLICK HERE for The Granada Theater information
St. Patrick's Day Concert with LUDACRIS!
Energy Square, corner of Greenville Avenue and University Boulevard in Dallas.
Price: Advanced $15 | Day of $20
Time: Gates open at Noon
Dallas Observer and House of Blues Entertainment are joining forces for a post-parade extravaganza. Rapper Ludacris will perform. Must be 21 and over to attend.
CLICK HERE for St. Patrick's Day Concert information
St. Patrick's Parade & Block Party
Trinity Hall Irish Pub
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas
Time: All Day starting at 7 a.m. (3/15) All Day starting at 10 a.m. (St. Patrick's Day, 3/17)
Trinity Hall understands that just one day of St. Paddy's Day fun isn't enough. That's why the bar will host celebrations Saturday and Monday. On Saturday, enjoy Six Nations Rugby Matches, then live music from The Irish Rogues, Jeff Phillips and Seamus Stout. On Monday Jigsaw joins the other three bands for pub music.
CLICK HERE for Trinity Hall's St. Patrick's Day celebration information
St. Patty's O'Party
1600 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie
March 17, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
So much fun it'll knock your shamrocks off and it's free! Enjoy dollar hot dogs, hamburgers and green beer during this free family-friendly event at the home of the AirHogs and you get to meet the coaches and players.
CLICK HERE for AirHogs St. Patty O'Party information
Cowtown Goes Green
130 East Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Trade in your belts and boots for something a little greener and head to the Fort Worth Stockyards this St. Patrick's Day. The family-friendly event will feature free activities for kids including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, games and contests with Radio Disney, live music, gunfights and an "Irish Western" parade following the 4 p.m. cattle drive.
CLICK HERE for Stockyards Station Cowtown Goes Green information
J. Gilligan's 35th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration
J. Gilligan's Bar & Grill
400 E. Abram, Arlington
Time: Bar opens at 11 a.m.
Celebrate like a true Irishman at this local Irish Pub. In addition to Irish Nachos and Green Beer, you can also enjoy live music all day long. The Draft House Stage features Miles, The Whisper Men and Morning People. The Outside Stage features Zach Coffey, The Brick House Mason, Brandon Steadman and Stingray. The Restaurant Stage will feature Uptown Drifters, Bagpipe Player and Hill City.
CLICK HERE for J. Gilligan's St. Patrick's Day celebration information
2014 Dublin St. Patrick's Celebration
If you're not able to make a trip to Ireland this St. Patrick's Day, the Dublin, Texas, St. Patrick's Day Festival is the next best thing! Visit "Texas' Official Irish Town" just 80 miles southwest of Fort Worth. The festivities begin with the Shamrock Shuffle 5K and Leprechaun Leap 1 mile at 8 a.m., then there's the "Peace, Live, Dublin" Parade at 10 a.m. There will be a carnival in Dublin City Park, a costume contest, a dog show, a gunfighter show, arts & crafts, a petting zoo and more!
CLICK HERE for Dublin's St. Patrick's Day Schedule