Looking the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in DFW? Then you have come to the right place. We’ve combed the Metroplex and found the absolute best 15 places to spend your favorite holiday. So put on your green and your Irish dancing shoes and make your way to one of DFW’s best places to spend St. Paddy’s.
Located in bustling Mockingbird Station, Trinity Hall offers it all. Today you can head on over to this classic Irish bar and find live music all day, pipers and singers making the rounds throughout the day and even a singalong for the whole bar to join in. So don your best Irish dancing shoes and get on over to Trinity Hall Irish Pub & Restaurant for a Guinness or two (or five).
You really cannot afford to miss this year’s St. Patrick’s parade and festival, which also happens to be the best celebration of this glorious day in the entire North Texas region. Organized by the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association in conjunction with the Dallas Mavericks, this 2-mile parade will feature 90+ parade floats. Parade starts at 11 A.M. at the cross section of Blackwell St. and Greenville Avenue. See the parade route.
Located in the West 7th area of Fort Worth, the Reservoir-Bar will host a Block Party with $5 Jameson, $3 green beer, and shrimp and crawfish boil. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Billy the Kid, which is really apt for St. Paddy’s Day. There will also be a dunking booth and an interactive photo booth with featured guests.
The Whiskey Garden in Fort Worth will also be hosting an Extended Weekend Bash starting with the Official St. Paddy’s Bar Crawl After Party from 9 to 11 pm on Wednesday, complete with a baked potato bar with Surf & Turf at only $9.99. On Thursday, the Garden will host a crawfish and shrimp boil accompanied by live music and a DJ till 2 am. You can also pop in on Friday to listen to DJ Mark McEuen on the decks or on Saturday to enjoy the mix-up by multiple DJ from 6 pm through to 2 am.
5. The Rustic
The Uptown hotspot is hosting St. Paddy’s Day with Pat Green. The first 1,000 tickets are $25 all others are $35. Meet and greet packages are also available, which include tickets for two, a collectible show poster and meet and greet passes.
This concert will feature Third Eye Blind at the Energy Square parking lot right behind the corner of University Boulevard and Greenville. The concert follows the Greenville Ave. parade. The music lineup will also include Kirk Thurmond and the Millennials, Jessie Frye, Vandoliers, and Saints of Valory. During the event, the Yucatan Taco Stand, the Grub Burger Bar and The Nodding Donkey will be selling quick bites to revelers. VIP admission costs $85 while general tickets go for $15.
Boasting Dallas’ largest patio bar and lounge, this Harwood District favorite is the spot to be. They’re serving up green-themed food specials and green beer alongside live entertainment. Whereas the typical Thursday Happiest Hours run from 11 am to midnight, this happening Dallas bar and lounge will remain open till 2 am on St. Patrick’s Day.
With five locations to choose from in the DFW Metroplex, there’s bound to be a Ginger Man near you. They’ll be serving up signature beers while organizing a wide array of activities for everyone who walks through their door on St. Patrick’s Day. Whether you are looking to relax in the beer garden or play a couple rounds of darts with your buddies, you can be sure this will be the perfect place to relax during the celebrations.
Located in downtown Fort Worth, Durty Murphy’s celebrates St Patrick’s and its 10 year anniversary all weekend long. Help them celebrate with drink specials galore, lots of giveaways and free swag, and green Miller Life. DJ Izzy will be spinning so you can get your dance on.
10. The Dubliner
Dallas’ longest running Irish pub will not disappoint you this St. Paddy’s. Party all day long with extended hours, a special St. Patrick’s day menu full of your favorite Irish fare, live music, Irish dancers and drink specials.
Nestled in popular Uptown, The Idle Rich Pub is everything you’d expect from an Irish bar: dark wood, dim lights and strong beer. The pub opens early at 11 a.m. and will not disappoint with Irish beer, food and whiskey specials all day long, live music and Irish dancers and bagpiper starting at 5:45 p.m.
OK, so it’s in the suburbs, but The Holy Grail Pub is well worth a trip north. They’ll have traditional corned beef and cabbage, as well as a special Irish-style beer tapping at noon. In addition, you can’t go wrong with their long list of unique beers and more whiskeys than you can count.
13. The Fillmore Pub
Also located in the suburbs, this pub in downtown Plano will have live music starting at 6 and 9 p.m. along with all-day drink specials, food specials and lots of giveaways. You don’t have to be a lick of Irish to enjoy this good time!
Located in Far North Dallas, Staggering Irishman specializes in a wide selection of Irish beers, whiskeys and traditional dishes. Get some sleep because you’ll want to party with them all weekend long. Some of the highlights include giveaways, 50” TV raffle, green beer, live music, and beer, food and shot specials.
15. Renfields Corner
If a rooftop is more your scene—and let’s be honest, we Dallasites love a good rooftop—then head to Uptown to Renfields Corner. They’ll continue their regular Video Game Night along with drink specials that will make you think you’re Irish by the end of the night.
So think hard and make your pick for where to spend this St. Patrick’s Day in DFW. Just remember to line up transportation so you can get home safely at the end of the night. And, don’t forget, we have a St. Patrick’s Day special going on for resellers! Happy St. Paddy’s Day one and all!