St. Patrick's Day Drink Specials & Events

By Christine Nicholson
|  Friday, Mar 18, 2011  |  Updated 12:44 PM CDT
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If you missed the parties last weekend, don't worry --- there's more where that came from. The streets have been overflowing with more green beer as locals continue St. Patrick’s Day celebrations all across the Metroplex.  Check here to find some of the drink specials, live music, block parties, dancing, festivals and parades related to all things Irish in DFW. 

ST. PATRICK'S DAY DOESN'T END ON MARCH 17th...

St. Baldrick's at J. Gilligan's
400 East Abram,
Arlington, TX 76010
(817) 274-8561 or (817) 860-0110
On Saturday, March 19 locals will be shaving their heads to fight childhood cancers. J. Gilligan's invites you to be a hero too and whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, they hope you'll be a part of the excitement. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.

La Feile St. Padraig at Trinity Hall in Mockingbird Station
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane #250
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 887-3600
On Thursday, March 17 celebrate Trinity Hall's 10th Paddy's Day. Starting with breakfast and live bands beginning at 10 a.m. all the way through midnight. Performances by Trad Irish trio Jigsaw, followed by an afternoon of sing-along with the Irish Rogues, Jeff Phillips will take the stage after tea and keep the fun going until Seamus Stout arrives to take on the last stage slot. Bagpipers and dancers will be available in between sets. Pub cover charge from noon to midnight is $10 and includes a coupon for a drink or corned beef sandwich with coleslaw and fries. Then on Friday and Saturday, they'll rotate a variety of bands through the slots offering a range from Irish Singalong to Folk & Ballad.

St. Patrick's Day Madness 2011
Poag Mahone's Irish Pub
700 Carroll St.
Fort Worth, TX 76017
(817) 529-9141
Starting Thursday, March 17 at 12:00 p.m. through Friday, March 18 at 2:00 a.m.  Poag Mahone’s Third Annual St. Patrick's Day Madness this year is planned to will be bigger than ever.  Drink specials will be available all day long along with food. Live music will be on their outdoor stage featuring The Josh Weathers Band, NeedFire, Polyester Cadillac, Panther City Bandits, One Fingered Fist and Pablo & the Hemphill 7.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Blackfriar Pub
2621 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 953-0599
From Thursday, March 17 at 2:00 p.m. to Friday, March 18 at 2:00 a.m., the Blackfriar Pub will hold a St. Patrick's Day celebration. There will be a bagpiper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by live music from ISHI at 8 p.m. on Thursday. Shepherds pie and corned beef and cabbage will be available in addition to their regular menu items.

St. Patrick's Day Party  at Renfield’s Corner
2603 Routh St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 397-0300
Beginning Thursday, March 17 at 2:00 p.m. through Friday, March 18 at 2:00 a.m Renfields Corner will host a St. Patricks Day Party with live music by RTB2 starting at 7 p.m.

St. Paddy’s Day at Dusty's Bar & Grill
119 S. Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 243-7300
From Thursday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m. to Friday, March 18 at 2:00 a.m. celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with drink specials including $5 domestic pitchers, $2-$3  drinks for the ladies and green beer.  More specials on car bombs and Killians. There will be free Poker Tourney at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and free pool with a college or military ID.

Week Long St. Patrick's Celebration at Delaney’s Irish Pub
2973 West 7th
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 289-2711
The Bloddy Irish Boys performed live at Delaney’s Irish Pub.  The performance was part of the pub’s week long St. Patrick’s celebration also featuring green beer and giveaways.

GreenHouse Restaurant and Bar
600 North Locust
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 484-1349
Thursday, March 17 enjoy green Miller Light for $2 and Jameson Whiskey for $3.50 with a live performance by William Flynn. From Friday through Sunday, March 18-20, Madras will be offered at $2.

Library Bar's St. Patrick's Day Specials
Library Bar
611 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 885-8201
Drink specials are being offered throughout the month of March in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

After St. Patrick's Day Dance Party
Studio 22: A Ballroom & Social Dance Club
14902 Preston Road, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 490-0022
On Saturday, March 19 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. come celebrate St. Paddy's Day with dancing. Pick out your best duds, lasses and lads, and join Studio 22's St. Patrick's Day Theme ballroom social party.  They’ll be playing a variety of ballroom, Latin, and social dance music. Price is $10 per person that includes an intro class on Irish Reel with guest instructor Maura Anderson of Shandon Irish Dancers and a costume contest with prize. BYOB but no red wine, please.

Céilís at Trinity Hall in Mockingbird Station
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane #250
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 887-3600
On Sunday, March 20 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Trinity Hall Session Players play traditional Reels & Jigs in an invited session led by Ken Fleming.  Dance traditional Irish sets and céilí. Céilís (pronounced "kay lees") are Irish dance parties where the musicians and dancers create an amazing shared energy. Support the local traditional Irish music and dance culture by being part of it. Dance a while, sip a beer, dance some more. Free and open to the public.

PARADES & FESTIVALS THROUGH SATURDAY

Dublin Saint Patrick's Day Festival
City Park
378 W. Long
Stephenville, TX 76401
Saturday, March 19 will be a one day celebration of all things Irish in the Irish city of Dublin, the official Irish Capital of Texas. 2,000 attendees are expected at the event.

Shamrock Saint Patrick's Day Celebration
Main Street Gym
1000 E. Main St. Suite 303
Midlothian, TX 76065
(972) 723-5005
From Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 19, enjoy Shamrock’s annual St. Patrick's Day celebration. The kickoff banquet starts Friday at the Shamrock Community Center. Then on Saturday, the big parade starts at 10 a.m. and there will be a beard growing contest just before the parade begins. On Saturday night the dance starts at 9 p.m. at the Shamrock Community Center featuring Johnny Cooper And No Justice.

PUB LIFE: THE GREAT GREEN BEER HUNT BEGINS
*Please call ahead to confirm if these specials continue past 3/17:

Paddy Red's Irish Pub St. Paddy’s Day Party
903 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 332-4747 
Thursday, March 17
Opens at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. on St. Paddy’s Day with no cover charge. Enjoy corned beef and cabbage, party favors, specials all night and of course, green beer. Kilts are welcome as always. 

The Annual St Patrick's Bash at Humperdink’s
Now through Thursday, March 17 all five area Humperdink's Restaurant & Brewery locations have special plans for St Patrick’s.  Feast on the Irish menu featuring corned beef and cabbage and traditional Irish lamb stew. Enjoy Irish Stout pints or green beer on draft. Jager, Tuaca and Cuervo shot specials for $2.99. Blasters and Irish Car Bombs for just $4.99.

Green Beer and more at The Corner Bar
4830 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 219-8002
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with $1 green watermelon Jell-O shots and green beer.  The bar also offers Boulevard Irish Ale on tap.

West End Pub St. Patrick’s Day Specials
1801 N. Lamar St., #100
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 748-5711
Get to West End Pub any time of the day and you’ll find green beer for $2, KGB and Mudslinger for $3.50, and Irish whiskey and Bailey’s for $5. Thursdays are also free beer glass night and free chips and queso every week at the pub.

Victor Tango’s Green Beer
3001 N. Henderson Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206
(214)252-8595
On St. Patrick’s Day, sip a $3 green beer at Victor Tango’s bar and restaurant.

MORE DRINK SPECIALS & THEN SOME
*Please call ahead to confirm if these specials continue past 3/17:

Drink Specials & Irish Buffet
The Quarter Bar at Breadwinners Café
3301 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 754-4940
On Thursday, March 17 sip on $3 Guinness, Harp Lager, Bass Pale Ale, and Jameson and 2 for $10 Irish Car Bombs.  Hungry? Enjoy a complementary Irish-inspired buffet.

St. Paddy’s Day Food Drink Specials @ O’Jack
Olenjack’s Grille
770 Road to Six Flags East
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 226-2600
All day on Thursday, March 17 Olenjack’s is offering  drink specials with $4 Guinness, Harps, Black & Tan’s and Smithwick’s Irish Red. Also, $20 per person includes three courses: Irish potato soup, corned beef and vegetable, chocolate Guinness pudding and Guinness whipped cream.

Cock and Bull's Drink Specials with Irish Food
Cock and Bull Neighborhood Pub
6330 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 841-9111
Enjoy drink specials on St. Patrick’s Day with $4 Guinness or Harp and $5 Irish Car Bombs. The pub also offers corned beef and cabbage and Shepherd’s pie.

Hacienda on Henderson Drink Specials
2326 N. Henderson Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 515-9990
The Hacienda is offering St. Patrick’s Day specials that include $3 Guinness pints, $5 Irish Car Bombs, $5 Don Juan Bombs and more.

J. Black’s Feel Good Lounge Extended Happy Hour
2409 N. Henderson Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 613-2525
Celebrate with an extended happy hour in honor of St. Patrick’s Day that includes $1 off all drinks, 25% off bottles of wine, and 50% off select sharing plates from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day at Flying Saucer on the Lake
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
4821 Bass Pro Dr.
Garland, TX 75043
(972) 226-0725,
On Thursday, March 17 at 11:00 a.m., the Saucer will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Party with specials on all Irish beers. The beer may not be green but Boulevard Irish Red Ale and Harpoon Celtic Ale will be offered to guests at a special St. Patrick’s Day price of $3, all other Irish beers will be on sale for $4 and Irish Car Bombs will be offered for $6. Special pint glasses will be offered at a low cost to anyone ordering a Guinness or Murphy’s Irish Stout. Raffles held throughout the night will begin at 5 p.m.

St. John’s Wood Drink Specials
2908 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 880-1700
On St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy beer on tap including Guinness and Bushmills at St. John’s Wood. They’ll also be serving Irish shots and Jameson for $5.

RESTAURANTS WITH GREEN COCKTAILS
*Please call ahead to confirm if these specials continue past 3/17:

St. Paddy's Day at T.G.I. Friday's
All area T.G.I.Friday's restaurants invite you to wear green and come join their St. Paddy's Day party. The restaurant will be offering green beer and St. Patrick's Day inspired cocktails. Get your Irish on with the St. Paddy's Peach cocktail made with Jameson's Irish Whiskey and peach puree or try the Irish 'Rita, a green cocktail made with Jameson's, Sour Apple Pucker and Midori.

St. Patrick's Day Mexican Style at Los Lupes
Addison, Grand Prairie, Carrollton and Irving locations
Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17 come celebrate St Patrick's Day Mexican style with two days of all-day green-specials: $2 green domestic draft beer,  $4.75 for Caza-Rita, their green-top-shelf Margarita made with Cazadores Tequila and get wells or shots of Jameson Irish Whiskey for $3.75.

The Lucky Knockout Green Cocktail
Sullivan's Steakhouse
17795 Dallas Pky
Dallas, TX 75287
(972) 267-9393 
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Sullivan’s Steakhouse with a green cocktail in honor of the Irish holiday called The Lucky Knockout. The cocktails is a combination of fresh Hawaiian Gold Pineapples and Smirnoff Citrus Vodka. The pineapples are infused with the vodka then hand squeezed and topped off with a hint of green and an orange twist to create a lucky drink you won’t want to miss out on.  This Sullivan’s signature cocktail will only be available now through Thursday.

BLOCK PARTIES, LOT PARTIES & TENT PARTIES
*Call ahead to confirm if any listed specials last past 3/17:

The Mumbles Annual St. Patrick's Day Extravanganza
The Dubliner
2818 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 818-0911
On Thursday, March 17 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Mumbles play their traditional St Pat's show at The Dubliner for free.  The cover band will play some P-Furs, Joe Jackson, Elvis Costello, Sex Pistols, Ramones, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Pretenders, Plimsouls and more. Come to the Irish Pub to enjoy loud music, a tent and Jello shots.  Last year they estimate over 500 Jello shots were thrown from the stage by the owner into the crowd!

St. Patrick’s Day Block Party at The Durty Crow
2801 Crockett Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 878-2882
On Thursday, March 17 come enjoy the St. Patrick's Day block party starting at noon.

Finn MacCool's Pub St. Patrick's Day Block Party
1700 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76110
(817) 923-2121
Come out on Thursday, March 17 to Finn MacCool’s block party with live music starting at 6 p.m.

J. Gilligan's 32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Block Party
400 East Abram,
Arlington, TX 76010
(817) 274-8561 or (817) 860-0110
Thursday, March 17
Live music inside and outside under a tent including performances by Clear Fork, Stingrags, Larry Heath, Hill City, Morning People and Beryl Court. Enjoy green beer, Irish Whiskey and their World Famous Irish Nachos as seen on the Travel Channel. There will also be hats, buttons, beads, photos with St. Patrick, bagpipers, Irish dancers and an Irish Sing-a-long.

BoomerJack’s St. Patrick’s Day Parking Lot Party Featuring Le Freak
BoomerJack's Grill and Bar
2300 Airport Fwy
Bedford, TX 76022
(817) 267-0267
On Thursday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m., come out to BoomerJack's in Bedford for the Annual BoomerJack’s St. Patrick’s Day Parking Lot Party. The admission is free to enjoy drinks, dancing and live entertainment by Le Freak.

St. Patrick's Day Parking Lot Celebration
The Idle Rich Pub
2614 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 965-9926
Beginning Thursday, March 17 at 11:00 a.m., come enjoy the parking lot party at The Idle Rich Pub.  Live music begins at 3 p.m. with the Whiskey Folk Ramblers followed by the Irish Dancing Display at 6 p.m. and concludes with the Celtic rock band, The Killdares at 7 p.m. The kitchen will be open until 10 p.m. with Irish-themed foods including corned beef Reubens, corned beef, cabbage and a mashed potato plate.

St. Pat's Bash at Duke's Original Roadhouse
4180 Beltline Rd
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 503-2337
On Wednesday, March 16 compete in a Red Hot Redheads competition and then start St. Paddy's day off right with green eggs and ham when Duke's opens at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 17. Live music and a parking lot party will last all night along on St. Patrick's Day with green beer. $2 well drinks and domestic drafts.

LIVE MUSIC...AND ANOTHER ROUND OF GREEN BEER, PLEASE
*Call ahead to confirm if any listed specials last past 3/17:

Saint Patrick's Day at Capitol Pub
2401 N. Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 887-9330
On Thursday, March 17 Capitol Pub features Seamus Stout playing traditional Irish music all day.  Then at 9 p.m. Rhymin' Stealin', the original Beastie Boys tribute band will play with a $5 cover.  Corned beef and cabage will be available in addition to their regular menu.

Watters Creek Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day
Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm
970 Garden Park Drive
Allen, Texas 75013
(972) 747-8000
On Thursday, March 17 come see the only creek in DFW dyed green.  Food and drink specials all day at The Londoner including green beer, corned beef and cabbage, and party favors. Bagpiper at The Londoner from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Live music from the Lauri Murdock Band on The Green from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

8.0's St. Paddy's Day Party  with Radio Kaos Live
8.0 Restaurant & Bar
111 E. Third Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 336-0880.
On Thursday, March 17 enjoy Irish beer and green cocktails. Radio Kaos live on the patio  at 7 p.m. Blue Plate Special 'Tacos al Pastor' 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Throughout the day enjoy $6 Brandy Alexander's. Happy hour is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Blackfinn Arlington's Kegs and Eggs
4001 Bagpiper Way in Arlington Highlands, Ste. 101
Arlington, TX 76018
(817) 468-3332
Festivities start at 9am on Thursday, March 17 with live ESPN Radio remote featuring the Ben and Skin Show.  Enjoy bagpipers and Irish music throughout the day including live music by Identity Theft.

St. Patrick's Day Party at Sherlock’s Arlington
Sherlock's Baker Street Pub and Grill
254 Lincoln Square Center
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 226-2300
On Thursday, March 17 Sherlock’s is hosting a very green St. Patrick's Day Party with live music from Inside Out and DJ Gruve.  Enjoy your green beer with fish & chips, sausage on a stick, turkey legs and more. Doors open at 11 a.m.  with no cover charge.

St. Patrick's Day at Big Barn Bar-B-Que
8021 Main Street
North Richland Hills, TX 76182
(817) 485-7427.
On Thursday, March 17 enjoy drink specials, barbecue and live music from Barry Martin from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. St. Paddy's Day Vickery Park, Dallas. Featuring Dirty Filthy Mugs. 214-827-1432.

Live Music at Lochrann's Irish Pub & Eatery
6195 Main St. Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 423-2600
On Thursday, March 17 starting 12:30 p.m., enjoy live music and Irish dancers at Lochrann’s. Performances by Shandon School and Emerald School of Irish Dance, Beyond the Pale, Second Rule, Bagpipes by Don Shannon and Needfire Celtic rock.

McKinney Avenue Tavern Live Music on St. Patrick's Day
2822 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 969-1984
On Thursday, March 17 enjoy $.99 green beer at the MAT with live music from Brad Thompson and Kristin Major.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at The Old Monk
2847 N. Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 821-1880
On Thursday, March 17 beginning at 11:00 a.m., The Old Monk will hold its annual St. Patrick's Day party with a live musical performance by the Homespun Remedies starting at 6 p.m. There will be no cover charge.  The kitchen will stay open until 10 p.m. with Irish favorites like fish & chips and Guinness beef stew plus traditional dishes like corned beef, cabbage, mashed potato plate and shepherd’s pie.

St. Paddy Day Naughty Schoolgirl Bash
Last Chance Saloon & Restaurant
1410 K Ave.
Plano, TX 75074
(469) 252-0456
Starting Thursday, March 17 at 11:00 a.m., Last Chance Saloon hosts their Second Annual St Paddy’s Naughty Schoolgirl Bash with no cover charge. The ladies may dress up in their favorite Naughty School Girl outfits and the gentlemen may wear kilts. Guinness Draught will be $3.50 a pint as well as specials on all your favorite Irish Whiskeys. Tony and Richard will be making up Irish dinners of steak and Guinness pie and traditional Irish stew with soda bread.  There will be live music including Ryan Tutt, Jason Horne, Lane Thomas and more. Due to adult themes and situations, no one under 21 (outside of staff) will be permitted in.

Free Music on St. Patrick’s Day at Woody’s Tavern
4744 Bryant Irvin Road, Ste. 946
Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 732-4936
On Thursday, March 17 Woody’s Tavern will feature free live music including performances by 500 Miles to Memphis and Jonathan Jeter. Come enjoy Guinness on Draught, shots of Jamesons and Bushmills or even a Belfast Car Bomb.

St. Patrick’s day with the Mullet Boyz
Spencers Corner
6861 Green Oaks Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76116
(817) 652-6090
On Thursday, March 17 at 9:30 p.m., Spencers Corner will feature live music from the Mullet Boyz. Drink specials include $1.25 Wells until 11 p.m. and $2 PBRs all night. Get in free before 7 p.m. 

GET YOUR IRISH DANCE ON

Irish Dancers at Lochrann's Irish Pub & Eatery
6195 Main St. Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 423-2600
On Thursday, March 17 starting 12:30 p.m., enjoy live music and Irish dancers at Lochrann’s. Performances by Shandon School and Emerald School of Irish Dance, Beyond the Pale, Second Rule, Bagpipes by Don Shannon and Needfire Celtic rock.

Irish Dancers at J. Gilligan's 32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Block Party
400 East Abram,
Arlington, TX 76010
(817) 274-8561 or (817) 860-0110
On Thursday, March 17 the Irish dance show at J. Gilligan's is open to the public. Enjoy bagpipers, Irish dancers and Irish Sing-a-long. Their block party will include live music inside and outside under a tent including performances by Clear Fork, Stingrags, Larry Heath, Hill City, Morning People and Beryl Court. Enjoy green beer, Irish Whiskey and their World Famous Irish Nachos as seen on the Travel Channel. There will also be hats, buttons, beads and photos with St. Patrick.

FAMILY FRIENDLY FUN

St. Patrick Day Crafting
Irving East Branch Library
440 S. Nursery Rd.
Irving, TX 75060
(972) 721-3722
On Thursday, March 17 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., enjoy the luck of the Irish and make St. Patrick Day crafts for the whole family.

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