stpaddys Wendy Berry, Diana Binz, Pamela Kinney, Christi Reeder, and Chris Gardener at last year’s Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade. photography by Jerry MccClure

MARCH 13

31st Annual Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Highlights: Family-friendly parade, drinks specials up and down Greenville Avenue, live music, and lots of fun.
Time: Party: 10 am–6 pm; parade: 11 am
Price: varies
Location: Greenville Avenue

Barley House
Highlights: Start off the day at the Barley House with Bloody Marys and breakfast tacos. Several cover bands perform throughout the day, and the patio is a great spot to watch the parade.
Price: no cover
Time: 9 am–2 am

Blackfinn American Saloon
Highlights: March 12-17, Blackfinn is serving green beer and Irish food.
Price: à la carte
Time: 11 am–2 am

Blackfriar Pub  
Highlights: The folks at Blackfriar Pub are closing the parking lot to set up outside bars. Live music starts at 4 pm on the patio.
Price: no cover
Time: 11 am–2 am

Central 214
Highlights: The fountain at Central 214 flows green for this party, featuring Irish music, green beer, and nibbles like hot dogs and grilled brats on the patio.
Price: $25
Time: 11 am–4:30 pm

Cowtown Goes Green
Highlights: The Fort Worth Stockyards hosts a family-friendly event with a petting zoo, face painting, live Irish music, and a St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Price: free
Time: 1–5 pm

The Dubliner  
Highlights: This Irish bar is always one of the most popular places on Greenville Avenue. The King Bucks perform.
Price: no cover
Time: 10 am

The Granada
Highlights: Party on Greenville Avenue at the historic Granada. Reggae bands play all day long on the patio, and Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights perform at 1 pm inside. At 7 pm, Soulhat and David Garza take the stage.
Price: No cover on the patio; $5 for afternoon and evening shows
Time: Shows begin at 12:30 pm

The Grape  
Highlights: Hang out at the Grape during the Greenville Avenue festivities. If you stay for dinner, bottles of wine are 1/3 off.
Price: no cover
Time: 9 am–5 pm; dinner: 7 pm

Idle Rich Pub
Highlights: The Idle Rich offer Irish food (fish and chips, shepherd’s pie) and live traditional music from Barley Mow.
Price: no cover
Time: Open at 11 am; Barley Mow: 2 pm

Kismet Nightclub  
Highlights: Kismet has green beer, shot specials, DJs, food, and prizes.
Price: no cover
Time: noon–6 pm (parking lot and patio); 9 pm (club opens its doors)

The Library Bar  
Highlights: All month the Warwick Melrose Library Bar offers Irish-themed food (think pasties and shepherd’s pie), and Irish drinks such as an Irish Mink Kiss, and green Harp beer.
Price: varies
Time: 2 pm–midnight every day  
Reservations: 214-224-3144

The Londoner Uptown  
Highlights: Grab a brunch coupon for the Londoner at the Greenville Avenue parade, then head over to the bar for bagpipers and food and drink specials.
Price: various
Time: 11 am–2 am

The Old Monk  
Highlights: The bar opens at 11 am. Kilkenny, an Irish red ale from the Guinness Brewery, is available on draft.
Price: no cover
Time: 11 am—2 am

Quarter Bar  
Highlights: Irish car bombs are two for $10; Irish beers are $3; Irish whiskey shots are $3.
Price: no cover
Time: 4 pm–2 am

Shade  
Highlights: Shade Nighclub features six different DJs, plus $4 Jack Daniels, Southern Comfort, and Tuaca from 4–7 pm.
Price: no cover
Time: noon–2 am

Trinity Hall  
Highlights: The pub opens at 7:30 for breakfast before the parade. Enjoy live all day long inside and also on the patio.
Price: no cover
Time: 7:30 am–2 am

Urban Taco  
Highlights: Mention the coupon and get a free St. Patrick’s Margarita (with a $5 minimum purchase).
Price: à la carte
Time: 11 am–10 pm

MARCH 17

AirHogs St. Patrick’s Day On-Sale Party  
Highlights: Celebrate the first day of ticket sales with the Grand Prairie AirHogs. Tickets for the regular season go on sale today, and they are offering dollar green beers, dollar hot dogs and hamburgers, and much more.
Price: free
Time: 10 am–7 pm

Blackfinn American Saloon
Highlights: Blackfinn has a covered tent, live music, a bagpiper, and green beer and Irish food.
Price: à la carte
Time: 11 am–2 am

Blackfriar Pub  
Highlights: The folks at Blackfriar Pub are closing the parking lot to set up outside bars. Live music starts at 4 pm on the patio; a bagpiper also performs.
Price: no cover
Time: 11 am–2 am

Idle Rich  
Highlights: The Idle Rich offers Irish food (fish and chips, shepherd’s pie), Irish dancers, live music from the Killdares, a bagpiper, and more.
Price: no cover
Time: 11:30 am–2 am

The Old Monk  
Highlights: The Old Monk serves traditional Irish dishes. Irish dancers perform at 4 pm; Homespun Remedies and RTB2 play in the evening.
Price: no cover
Time: 11:30 am—2 am

The Quarter Bar  
Highlights: Irish car bombs are two for $10; Irish beers are $3; Irish whiskey shots are $3. The Quarter Bar also has a complimentary happy hour buffet today.
Price: no cover
Time: 4 pm–2 am

RA Sushi
Highlights: RA is offering a special St. Patty’s Roll and an Irish Kiss cocktail as well as other happy hour specials.
Price: à la carte
Time: 11 am–11 pm