9 St. Patrick’s Day events in San Antonio

Check out this itinerary full of St. Patrick’s Day fun.

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See the San Antonio dyed green and the river parade during St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

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It’s time to break out the green clothes + shamrock swag — on Sunday, March 17 we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. From attending festive parades to celebrating with a pint, we’re spreading the luck of the Irish with a list of nine festive events happening all weekend long.

For the foodie

  • Irish Remix Menu | Tuesday, March 12-Friday, March 15 | 11 a.m.-10 p.m.| The Hayden, both locations | Prices vary | Enjoy an Irish dish with a twist, as Chef Bill imparts Jewish influence on the classic cuisine.
  • Costa Pacifica | Sunday, March 17 | 11 a.m.-Midnight | 434 N. Loop 1604 W. Ste. 2101 | $5+ | Get ready for all-day specials on guacamole, green enchiladas, green margaritas, Irish Mules, green beer + more.


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St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated on the San Antonio River since 1969.

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  • Dyeing the River Green | Saturday, March 16| 1-3 p.m. | San Antonio River Walk | Free | Witness the San Antonio River magically turn green to celebrate Saint Patrick’s day.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Artisan Show | Friday, March 15-Sunday, March 17 | Times vary | San Antonio River Walk, 602 E. Commerce St. | Shop 40+ handmade artisan booths, including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, and beadwork.
  • Bud Light St. Patrick’s Festival & River Parade | Saturday, March 16 | 1-6 p.m. | Watch 12 Irish-themed floats make their way down the river along with live music + food trucks.

Where to grab a pint of beer

  • St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl | Saturday, March 16 | 4-11:59 p.m. | Howl At The Moon, 111 W. Crockett St. | $32-$38 | Enjoy an all day St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a silent disco party.
  • 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Festival | Saturday, March 16 + Sunday, March 17 | 5 p.m.-2 a.m. | McIntyre’s Southtown, 1035 S. Presa St., San Antonio | Free | Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a two-day festival featuring live music and green beer.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Sunday Funday | Sunday, March 17 | 2 p.m. | Bar America, 723 S. Alamo St., San Antonio | Free | Kick off St. Patrick’s day with bagpipes, DJ Ira, specialty cocktails, and green beer.

Listen to Live Music

  • New Braunfels Firefighters Pipes and Drums | Sunday, March 17 | 5 p.m. | Downtown, New Braunfels | Free | Experience a traditional St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl + listen to some tunes as you make your way through the city.

Want more events? Explore our events calendar.