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Not Just a Parade: St. Patrick’s Day 2017

We’ve already written about some of the best transportation options to get to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dallax TX, but now we want to look at a few more of the festivities available for folks in DFW. With many celebrations falling on the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day, and some after,  partiers can enjoy two weekends of festivities. Check below for our list of St. Patrick’s Day Festivals 2017 in Dallas TX, including THE Festival and Concert on March 11.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Festivals 2017 in Dallas TX

In partnership with the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade. the St. Patrick’s Day Festival is a great place to be. Located right along the parade route, attendees can enjoy craft beer vendors, exhibitors, food from multiple foodtruck options, and The Dallas Maverick’s event team. The stretch of Greenville Avenue between Lover’s Lane and University Boulevard will be the hottest spot for St. Patrick’s Day fun. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the parade starting at 11 a.m. However, your day doesn’t have to stop there! You can check out one of the night attractions available in Dallas for St. Patrick’s Day 2017.

Dallas Observer St. Patrick’s Day Concert

The St. Patrick’s Day Concert hosted sponsored by the Dallas On server will pick up right were the parade leaves off! The headliner will be Jimmy Eat World (presented by Bud Light) and Rooney and The Unlikely Candidates. Music, entertainment and food will be available all day long. Learn more and buy tickets in advance here.

  • Where: Greenville Avenue
  • When: Gates open at noon (box office opens at 11 a.m.)
  • Who: Jimmy Eat World and Rooney and The Unlikely Candidates
  • Cost: General Admission is $15 (VIP and group pricing is available)

Other St. Patrick’s Events In DFW

Pickle Parade and Palooza – Sat. March 18, 2017 – Mansfield TX

Featuring food, crafts, free entertainment and live music all day, this Pickle Parade and Palooza is one of a kind! A run (5k, 10k or kids k) is available as well as. Most activities and booths will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The playground will close at 6 p.m.

Cowtown Goes Green – Sat. March 18, 2017 – Fort Worth Stockyards

This is one of the most family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day events in the area. Entry is free, and kids can enjoy a petting zoo, armadillo races, face painting, games, gunfights and more. The event will open at 11:30 a.m. and there will be a Cowtown Goes Green Parade after the 4 p.m. cattle drive.

If this is just the information you are looking for, also check out our post on Irish pubs in Dallas TX.

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