St. Patrick’s Day Activities in the Dallas Area 2018
St. Patricks day is a worldwide celebration that started in Ireland as a religious feast day and now has slowly evolved into a massive celebration of the Irish culture. Although Dallas is thousands of miles away from Ireland, the festivities will continue on. Here are some of the best St. Patty’s Day events that Dallas has to offer.
Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival
Step Off: Greenville at Blackwell St. Parade End: Yale Blvd/SMU Blvd at 75 Central Expressway
Saturday, March 17th, 2018 – 11:00am
Join over 150,000 people in the largest St. Patrick’s day parade in the southwest! The 39th annual Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival kicks off on March 17th. Over 90 floats are featured in this 2 mile route parade and includes over 1,700 parade participants. All the proceeds from the parade are going towards the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA) scholarship fund. So if you are looking to celebrate the Irish and support children’s education, then grab the family and head over to this parade.
more info: http://www.dallasstpatricksparade.com/
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Shannon Brewing Co. 818 N. Main St, Keller, TX 76248
March 10-17, 2018
Shannon Brewing Co. is putting on a St. Patrick’s day celebration you do not want to miss. If you are a fan of specialty handcrafted beers, then this celebration is just for you. The seven-day celebration is packed with events that are sure to get you in the Irish spirit. Kick off the festivities with the St Patrick’s 5K Walk/Run on the 10th. Throughout the whole week, you can enjoy activities such as Irish trivia night, live music, and special feature and releases of exclusive one-of-a-kind beers that are crafted by the Shannon Brewing Co. Check out their website below to get more information about these exclusive beers, activities, and celebrations.
Mckinney Shamrock Run 5k
TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson Street, McKinney, TX 75069
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Looking for a non-traditional St. Patrick’s day celebration? Then grab your most festive St. Patrick’s day attire and join other people in the celebration! Right after the run is finished, the Mckinney St. Patrick’s Day Festival will be held from 10am to 3pm. Relax and refuel after the race with drinks, food, and live music. Make it a family affair and take the kids over to the green machine kids play zone. Check out the link below for more information on the 5k Shamrock Run.
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St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade and Palooza
North Main Street at East Broad Street, Mansfield, TX 76063
March 16-17, 2018
Take your family and head on over to the world’s only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade. It’s a fun-filled two-day event that offers a variety of events to help get the whole family celebrating. Start off March 16th with the baby parade at 10 AM, the pet parade at noon, and lastly the pickle parade at 1 PM. Not only will they have these parades, they will have activities the following day like pickle eating contests, a pickle playground, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, and live music all day long. The event is free to everyone and is family friendly. For a more detailed schedule and description of the events, check out the link below.
more info: https://www.pickleparade.org/