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5 St. Patrick Day events you should go to in Fort Worth

By David ArkinMarch 11, 2024No Comments

5 St. Patrick Day events you should go to in Fort Worth

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As March rolls around, the anticipation for St. Patrick’s Day events begins to crescendo, painting towns and cities with a vibrant green hue. From parades to festivals, communities around the world come alive with the spirit of the Irish. Whether it’s enjoying traditional Irish music and dance, indulging in hearty fare, or partaking in spirited pub crawls, St. Patrick’s Day offers a chance for people to come together and embrace the joyous festivities. Join in the merriment at one of these St. Patrick’s Day events.

St. Paddy’s Day Lucky Run

Strap on your lucky charms and running shoes to participate in a thrilling experience welcoming runners of all ages and abilities. This event is less about competition and more about personal achievement, with no equipment fuss or pressure from timing chips. Additionally, your registration package, featuring a premium running shirt and finisher’s medal, will be conveniently delivered to your doorstep. Reaching your goals comes with snacks and St. Paddy’s charms. Participants can run or walk this 5K/10K/13.1. 

Date: March 16, 20204

Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Trinity River Trail, 3301 Trinity Park Drive, Fort Worth

Cost: $35-$45

Fort Worth Shamrock Stroll St Paddy Bar Crawl

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by doing this spirited pub crawl! As part of this Shamrock Stroll, attendees will have the chance to discover the finest bars and pubs that Fort Worth has to offer. Immerse yourself in the Irish ambiance with unique beverages and tasty snacks at each participating venue, ensuring a delightful experience filled with laughter and camaraderie. 

Date: March 16, 2024

Time: 1-8 p.m.

Location: BAR 2909, 2909 Morton St., Fort Worth

Cost: $19.99

The World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade

Experience DFW’s family-friendly St. Paddy’s festival in historic downtown Mansfield, known as the Pickle Capital of Texas. Join the Pickle Queens, the Pickle Protectors and the Pickle Posse while participating in a 5K, viewing the parade, enjoy cold drinks and music, and of course, pickles!

Location: Pickled Mansfield Society, 1301 E. Debbie Lane, Suite 102, No. 770, Mansfield

Date: March 16, 2024

Time: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Cost: Admission and parking are free, and so are most of the activities. ATMs are located on-site. Bring cash or cards to spend in the Vendor Market and Food Court.

Cowtown Goes Green

Gather your loved ones for a full day of Irish-Western festivities! Enjoy a wide array of activities including traditional food and beverages, live music, armadillo races, lawn games, pony rides, Old West Gunfight shows, cloggers and dance troops. Don’t miss the parade at 4 p.m. Plus, experience the excitement of twice daily cattle drives and the Stockyards Championship Rodeo.

Date: March 18, 2024

Time: All day events

Location: Fort Worth Stockyards, 131 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth

Cost: Costs vary based on event

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Shamrocks & Shenanigans St. Patrick’s Day Festival will showcase a variety of themed activities, such as rides and chances to capture memories with live green miniature ponies. Enjoy face painting stations, balloon art, gift card giveaways, Instagram-worthy photo spots and the beats of local DJs.

Date: March 19, 2024

Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: Crockett Row, 816 Foch St.., Fort Worth

Cost: Free