Photo by Danny Fulgencio.

March 16

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join more than 125,000 expected guests as you watch 90 floats, cheer bagpipers and catch beads in what organizers say is the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Southwest. Proceeds benefit the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association.

Where: Greenville Avenue between Blackwell Street and University Boulevard

Cost: Free

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Post-parade party

Immediately following the parade, the Truck Yard is doing what it does best — throwing a party. The Tuck Yard will serve food and drinks, including beer, Irish Mules, frozen Irish coffees and green Jell-O shots. Live music kicks off at noon with Atlantis Aquarius. 

Where: Truck Yard, 5624 Sears St.

Cost: $5 cover

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Post-parade concert

Poo Live Crew, Just Like Pink, M80s and other bands will cover 40 years of hits from Prince, Britney Spears, Pink, Michael Jackson and Queen to celebrate the 40th year of the parade.

Where: Matilda Bridge, 5701 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $20

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Dash Down Greenville

Dress up in your luckiest gear and join the sea of green for a 5K and the best post-race party this side of the rainbow. Celebrate with beer, food, a live band and cash prizes.

Where: Central Market, 5750 E. Lovers Lane

Cost: $45-$50

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St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

Bars and restaurants on Lower Greenville take part in an all-day party that fills the streets with music, food, drink and St. Patrick’s Day cheer.

Where: Lower Greenville Avenue between Vanderbilt Avenue and Vickery Boulevard

Cost: $15

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St. Patrick’s Day specials

Parade goers can take advantage of $3 green beer, $5 cheeseburgers and $3 Lone Star beer at Snuffer’s.

Where: Snuffer’s Restaurant & Bar, 3526 Greenville Ave.

Cost: Varies

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