Get lucky at St. Patrick’s Day parties around Houston

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Pull out all of your green clothes and accessories to prepare for events celebrating the four-leaf clover, with St. Patrick’s Day events happening across Houston from now to St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17, 2019.

Whether you are looking for a family-friendly parade or an adults-only pub crawl, Houston loves their St. Patrick’s Day bashes and has plenty to offer for everyone.

Check out a few of our favorite spots in town that might have the brew for what ails you this St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17, 2019.

Featured St. Patrick’s Day Events*

Griff’s Irish Crawfish & Shrimp Boil at Griff’s Irish Pub | Saturday, March 16 – Pregame for St. Paddy’s with a day of green beer, Irish whisky, Irish crawfish and shrimp, and Zydeco music at Griff’s first ever Irish boil. There will be music by Zydeco Creole, the Green Brothers Band, and the Velostacks. 10am to 2am.

12th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival 2019 at Lucky’s Pub Downtown | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Lucky’s Pub and 94.5 The Buzz and present the 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival in EaDo. Wear green and enjoy three stages of live music, costumes, food trucks, and plenty of green beer as the party spills out into the street. There will also be a live morning taping of the Rod Ryan Show, leprechauns and bagpipers, and more. Tickets range from $10 to $100; no cover if you arrive before noon. 9am to 2am.

54th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Griff’s Irish Pub | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17– Celebrate all things Irish at Houston’s oldest sports bar, tucked away in Montrose. There will be green beer, Irish libations, Irish dancers, live music, DJs, Irish food, and more. $5 in advance; TBD at the door. 10am to 2am.

5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash at Capitol Bar | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Capitol Bar in Midtown has been recognized as one of the Houston’s best Sunday Funday spots for almost six years. This year St Patrick’s Day and Sunday Funday are rolled into one and the day promises a great deal of excitement. There will be drink specials, great music, and plenty of fun people. Cover charge TBD, but there’s no cover if you arrive before 6pm. 5pm to 2am.

More St. Patrick’s Day 2019 Events Around Houston

  • St. Patty’s Day Party at Little Woodrow’s | Friday, March 15 to St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 | No Cover – Little Woodrow’s in Midtown hosts 3-days of St. Patty’s day fun with DJ’s, green beer, a car bomb station and more all weekend long. Times vary.
  • St. Patrick’s Weekend at Lucky’s Pub West | Saturday, March 16 and St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Lucky’s Pub West hosts their 2-day St. Patrick’s Day Weekend parking lot party with live music, DJs, crawfish, a photo booth, and plenty of green beer. No cover on Saturday; $10 cover charge on Sunday. 10am both days.
  • St Patricks Day Celebration at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | Saturday, March 16 and St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – McGonigel’s Mucky duck hosts 2 days of traditional Irish music and dance including Piper Jones band, Clandestine and more as well as Irish food and Irish drinks for their St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Tickets start at $25; $15 ages 12 and under. Times vary.
  • 60th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade At Market Square Park | Saturday, March 16 | FREE – Wear green and cheer loud as marching bands, decorative floats, and various performers parade through the streets of Downtown in the sixtieth annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which kicks off at Sesquicentennial Park, and ends with a celebratory party and concert at Market Square Park. Noon to 1:30pm.
  • 3rd Annual Woodlands Shamrock Shindig at Town Green Park Channel your inner Irishman at the third Annual Woodlands Shamrock Shindig in Town Green Park, where you can enjoy live music, bagpipers, Irish dancers, and of course, green beer. Shopping, a kids zone, and food trucks will also be available. $5, , but limited discounted comped (you only pay ticketing fees) and $2.50 tickets are available. Noon to 9pm.
  • Luck of the Irish St. Paddy’s Bar Crawl in Midtown – Don your green and head on a daytime pub crawl through some of Midtown’s favorite haunts. Starting at the Dogwood, you’ll get a wristband, list of participating venues, maps to their locations, and also a whopping set of St. Patrick’s drink specials. $11.17, but limited discounted $5 tickets may be available. Noon to 9pm.
  • Griff’s Irish Crawfish & Shrimp Boil at Griff’s Irish Pub | Saturday, March 16  – Pregame for St. Paddy’s with a day of green beer, Irish whisky, Irish crawfish and shrimp, and Zydeco music at Griff’s first ever Irish boil. There will be music by Zydeco Creole, the Green Brothers Band, and the Velostacks. 10am to 2am.
  • 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival 2019 at Lucky’s Pub Downtown | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Lucky’s Pub and 94.5 The Buzz and present the 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival in EaDo. Wear green and enjoy three stages of live music, costumes, food trucks, and plenty of green beer as the party spills out into the street. There will also be a live morning taping of the Rod Ryan Show, leprechauns and bagpipers, and more. Tickets range from $10 to $100; no cover if you arrive before noon. 9am to 2am.
  • 54th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Griff’s Irish Pub  | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Celebrate all things Irish at Houston’s oldest sports bar, tucked away in Montrose. There will be green beer, Irish libations, Irish dancers, live music, DJs, Irish food, and more. $5 in advance; TBD at the door. 10am to 2am.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 | No Cover – The Irish pub will host its first annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, featuring an exciting live music lineup of bagpipes, DJs and more, plus all kinds of shenanigans in the blocked off parking lot. 10am.
  • 54th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Griff’s Irish Pub | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Griff’s 54th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival features live music on their big stage, DJ’s mixing on the back patio, green beer and other Irish libations, Irish dancers, and plenty of food. Presale tickets start at $5. 10am.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Party at Saint Arnold Brewery | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 | No Cover – Feel the luck of the Irish at Saint Arnold’s annual St. Patrick’s Day party, complete with live music, beer games, special stout beers, commemorative glassware, and the annual Donegal Beard Growing Competition. In honor of the holiday, they’ll be serving corned beef and cabbage, beef stew in bread bowls, and a limited menu at the restaurant. 11am to 6pm.
  • 4th Annual Green Mile: St. Patrick’s Day Block Party | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with the 4th Annual Green Mile, a block party taking over participating bars like Clutch Bar, Concrete Cowboy, Standard and more on Washington Ave. There will be live entertainment, DJs, crawfish, and food trucks. Tickets are $20 at the door, but the first 50 to RSVP get in free. 11am.
  • Karbach Brews & Art St. Patty’s Day Market | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 – Shop from local artists and vendors while jamming to tunes from DJ Gonz and enjoying a Karbach beer at Karbach Brewing Co. Noon to 7pm.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Mo’s Irish Pub Vintage Park | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 | No Cover – Make your way on over to Mo’s Irish Pub and enjoy live music from TurnMics and The Rikki’s, scratch cooking, and a cold pint. 4pm to 11pm.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Party at Howl at the Moon | St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 | No Cover – Let the luck of the Irish shine down on you at Howl at the Moon this St. Patrick’s day with drink specials, DJs and more. 5pm.

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