Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Irish or not, it’s a fun day to celebrate. Check out these St. Patrick Day Deals and Freebies to make your St. Patrick’s Day in DFW memorable.
*As more events and deals are released, we’ll be updating this post, so check back often!
St. Pat’s Bar Crawl (March 18)
- $11 for one general-admission ticket (up to $23.71 value)
- Ages 21+
All crawls run for six hours from their respective start times. The package includes:
- Two $5 gift cards (food or drink)
- $3, $4, and $5 drink specials
- St. Pat’s shot glass medallion
- No cover (you may still have to wait in line)
- Photo hunt and online contest for best green group photos
- Registration takes place during the first two hours of the event
- First Time Lyft users, use code MDO50 for $15 in rides
- A portion of proceeds benefits local charity
Lucky Irish Food Truck Festival on Saturday, March 18, at 11 a.m.
- $10 for two general admission tickets (up to $25.90 value)
- The Food: Over 15 of the region’s top food trucks serve up a wide variety of flavors to please every palate.
- The Festivities: Live music and Irish dancers keep the energy crackling, while kids delight in bounce houses, a petting zoo, and a trackless train.
- The Drinks: Green beers and other green beverages get attendees in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.
- The Good Cause: The event will beneﬁt Emergency Ministries, a nonproﬁt 501c3 that provides chaplain services to police, ﬁre and EMS agencies.
Deep Ellum Wine Walk – St. Patrick’s Shindig at Kettle Art Thursday, March 16th from 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $10. Shake your shamrock at the 2nd annual Deep Ellum Wine Walk – St. Patrick’s Shindig! Deep Ellum is THE place to celebrate St. Pat’s as you Sip&Shop through participating venues while enjoying exciting in-store events and promotions in Dallas’ premiere entertainment district. Secure your spot with our $10 presale offer, available online while supplies last. When you arrive at the event, present your receipt and valid ID, and your glass will be waiting for you. It’s that easy to join in on all the shenanigans!
St Patrick’s Day Party at Humperdinks Friday, March 17th at 11am. Menu features favorites like Shamrock Burger and Corned Beef & Hash, plus several fun alcoholic beverages.
St. Patrick’s Day Bash Friday, March 17th at 11am. Flying Saucer is your destination to celebrate the luck of the Irish, and we’re going green with a Green Flash Brewing Company tap takeover. We’ll tap Nouveau Tarte, Alpine Not Nelson, Cosmic Ristretto, Cellar 3 and GFB. On top of that, we’ll have corned beef and cabbage, $1 green Jell-O shots and $3 Irish brews.
St. Patrick’s Day at Old Monk: The Old Monk celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with live music, Irish food, beer and whiskey. Pub opens at 11 a.m.
Homespun Remedies at 4 p.m.
Whiskey Folk Ramblers at 8:30 p.m.
Irish dancers at 6:30 p.m. Corned Beef & Cabbage, beef stew, Irish Reubens, Bread Pudding served 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts: Kids of all ages can drop by the West Irving Library for an hour of St. Patrick’s Day make and take crafts on March 17th from 1pm – 4pm FREE
Saint Patrick’s Neighborhood Party at Dallas Farmers Market FREE even from 5pm-11pm on March 17th.
You’re all invited to the first ever St. Patrick’s Day Party @ the Farmers Market the evening of March 17th. Please come out to support us and the other vendors here at the Market. There will be a Pipes & Drums group to kick things off, as well as lots of food, music, games and fun to be had!
- Free Admission
- Kid Friendly
Friday March 17, 2017
Location: Onboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Grapevine Cotton Belt Railroad District
705 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX 76051
Time: Boarding begins at 6:40 p.m.
Train departs at 7 p.m.
Train returns at approximately 9 p.m.
Admission: $39 per person (Adults 21 years and older)
The “Kiss Me I’m Irish” Express Train ticket includes:
2 craft brews for each person, Heavy Irish style hors d’oeuvres, Souvenir beer mug Additional beer is available for purchase.
The “Kiss Me I’m Irish” Express train does not travel to the Fort Worth Stockyards. Seating is assigned upon check-in. All groups or guests that wish to ride together must check in at the same time to ensure they are seated in the same coach. Changes cannot be made in seating assignments after boarding passes are issued.
Boarding passes may be picked up at the Grapevine Cotton Belt Depot, 705 S. Main St. Boarding will begin at 6:40 p.m. and the train will depart promptly at 7 p.m. – rain or shine. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to boarding to pick up your boarding passes. No refunds will be issued for missed trains. The train will return at approximately 9 p.m.
Please bring this confirmation to be scanned and a photo ID prior to boarding the “Kiss Me I’m Irish” Express Train.
For more information, please visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call 817.410.3185.
Dark Hour Haunted House a haunted house in Plano, Texas. Dark Hour is DFW’s premier haunted attraction, conveniently located in Plano, Texas on Plano Parkway just off of Hwy 75 and the President George Bush Turnpike. Since opening its doors during the Halloween Season in 2013, the goal of Dark Hour Haunted House has always been a simple one: produce the highest quality haunt experience available. Sets worthy of a Broadway production, professional actors, as well as strategic use of technology produces a genuine theatrical experience in terror for Dark Hour visitors. New shows are produced monthly which build on the existing theme of the Witch of Coven Manor, creating an expanded exploration of fear throughout the year.
March 17-18th 8pm – 11pm Get tickets (starting at $28)
Ennis has bluebonnets, Parker County has peaches and Mansfield has…pickles? Yes! The proud home to Best Maid Pickles and the Pickle Queens, Mansfield is officially the Pickle Capital of Texas. This great honor is celebrated each spring with the now world-famous St. Patty’s Day Pickle Parade & Palooza, a huge one-day celebration of all things green.
Parking and attendance at the parade, festival and live concerts are all completely free, but visitors are advised to plan ahead and come early in anticipation of ever-growing crowds. Check the group’s website for more details.
Schedule of Events:
Down some muscle-friendly pickle juice and start your day with one of these timed races or fun runs that include a costume contest and dill pickle for all finishers.
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Vendor Market & Food Court
Visitors to the Pickle Market will be treated to more than 70 arts & crafts, cottage food and other retail vendors. Enjoy a unique array of goods from canned pickles to pickle-themed shirts and everything in between.
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Baylor Emergency Medical Pickle Playground
The Pickle Playground offers free children’s activities, including crafts, face painting, a petting zoo and bounce houses. The Pickle Playground is free for our guests with a variety of games and activities for the kids. Playground is closed during the parade.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Community Stage
Located near the playground, the Kids Korner stage showcases local musical talents, dance groups, and other performers.
10:30 a.m. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders autographs
These crazy cowboys are known for the wild west show happening daily at Six Flags Over Texas and they’re bringing the fun right to the middle of Main Street for a show you don’t want to miss.
11 a.m. Beer tent opens on Main Street
11 a.m. Run 4 Cover Band on Best Maid Stage
12 p.m. Pet Parade
Be sure to grab your parade spot early enough to watch Mansfield pets march down Main Street in their best St. Patrick’s Day/Pickle themed costumes. Sponsored by Sellmark
The popular parade down Main Street at 1 p.m. and boasts more than 90 floats, topped by the nationally recognized Mansfield Pickle Queens, with their bright red wigs and shining tiaras, and the giant walking Pickle Dude mascot, who can be seen sporting a cowboy hat and boots this year to fit the Kowbell theme.
2:30 p.m. Nashville Star Coffey Anderson on Best Maid Stage
4 p.m. Kendra’s Kreations Pickle Eating and Mindy Lu’s Pie Eating Contests
Do you LOVE pickles? Do you drink all the pickle juice before you eat the pickles? Enter the Kendra’s Kreations Pickle Eating and Pickle Juice Drinking Contests. Had your fill of green? Try your hand (or stomach!) at the Mindy Lu’s Fried Pie eating contest and see how many sweet creations you can down. Sign up at the Pickle Queen booth at the corner of Oak and Main streets the morning of the parade. Entry is free and limited to the first 12 people over the age of 18 to sign up. One contest per person, pickle prizes for winners.
6 p.m. Asleep at the Wheel Concert
Joining the festivities will be 9-time Grammy Award-winning Western swing legend Asleep at the Wheel. The Texas-based eight-piece band will get downtown rocking with twin fiddles and a boogie piano in a free concert sponsored by the City of Mansfield.
6 p.m. Kids playground closes
8 p.m. Food Court & Market close
The Pickled Mansfield Society is a 501(c)4 all-volunteer nonprofit organization created to produce and promote The World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade & Palooza. The Mansfield Pickle Queens, a chapter of the National Sweet Potato Queens organization, help organize the event and spend the rest of each year promoting and showcasing the Pickle Capital of Texas throughout the state. Beneficiaries from funds raised in the Pickle event include Feed the Kids for Summer, the Mansfield Animal Shelter and Trinity Habitat for Humanity.
The Fort Worth Stockyards will host Cowtown Goes Green, the city’s largest and most family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The event in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District will feature free activities for kids including armadillo races, a petting zoo, face painting, live music, and gunfights.We also feature a Western/Irish themed Cowtown Goes Green parade that follows the 4pm cattle drive. All activities are free of charge and are open to the public. 03/18/2017 – 11:30am, 03/18/2017 – 5:00pm
*St. Patrick’s is just around the corner! PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) Restaurants with three locations in North Texas is offering their Mint Oreo Shake for just $1 during St. Patrick’s Day! Find a location near you HERE.
*Cracker Barrel is serving Corned Beef and Cabbage now through March 17, 2017. The dish features slow-cooked corned beef served with carrots, potatoes and Gulden’s Spicy Brown Mustard, plus your choice of Buttermilk Biscuits or Corn Muffins for $9.99 (price may vary by location). Visit the Cracker Barrel website for more details.
*Mimi’s Cafe is featuring two special entrees on St. Patrick’s Day: Corned Beef Brisket Hash and Eggs at breakfast, and Corned Beef Brisket and Cabbage for lunch and dinner. Price and participation may vary by location. For more details see the Mimi’s Facebook Page.
Sonic Drive-In: Sonic Drive-In: 1/2 Price Ice Cream Shakes After 8PM (Valid Now AND All Summer Long!) + All shakes are half-off all day on March 17
•Fox & Hound: $5 select shot specials, a Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, Reuben Sandwich and other specials.
•Krispy Kreme: Rewards Members will earn double points 3/17. O’riginal glazed doughnuts will be green.
•McAlister’s Deli: Wear Green, Get Green! Guests wearing Green on St. Patrick’s Day will receive a FREE Green Tea. Valid 3/17, dine in only.
•McDonald’s: celebrate with any of the 5 chocolaty-mint drinks. Plus, $0.25 will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House for every Shamrock Chocolate Madness drink sold this week to help keep families close.
•Ashley Homestore: 10% off with code: LUCKY10. Valid 3/17 only!.
*Cheryl’s: In honor of the holiday, Cheryl’s is whipping up buttercream frosted shamrock-shaped cookies, frosted mint chocolate cookies and other treats. You can get 15% off your order with promo code TAKE15.
*New Balance: New Balance has launched a sitewide St. Patrick’s Day sale, taking 15 percent off any order. To redeem the deal, enter promo code SHAMROCKS at checkout thru March 18th.
*Oriental Trading Company is offering up to 5% off St. Patrick’s Day accessories and party supplies. Visit the site to snatch up deals on festive hats, headpieces, beads, suspenders, balloons and decorations.
•Perfumania: 25% Off St. Patrick’s Day Sale with code GOLD (valid 3.13-3.20)
•Petco: Take an extra 17% off your order! With code: lucky
*Sears: Sears is hosting a sale on a huge range of home goods, apparel and electronics. Top deals include:
• Up to 20 percent off bath towels and rugs.
• Up to 30 percent off dining furniture.
• Up to 30 percent off bed and bath.
• Up to 30 percent off sheets.
• Up to 30 percent off cookware.
• Up to 30 percent off TVs, computers and electronics with free shipping.
• Up to 40 percent off fitness equipment.
• Up to 50 percent off tools.
• Up to 50 percent off pillows and pads.
• Up to 60 percent off top-brand mattresses.
• Up to 50 percent off spring fashions.
• Up to 50 percent off women’s dresses.
• 70 percent off Marketplace clothing, appliances, mattresses and outdoor living with free shipping.
*Shutterfly: 40% off everything with the code YIPPEE through March 19th
*Target: Target is holding a sale throughout the week of St. Patrick’s Day, offering deep discounts on apparel, outdoor living and more thru March 18th. Highlights from the event include:
• 20 percent off women’s jeans.
• Up to 20 percent off floor care items.
• 20 percent off kids’ dressy clothing.
• 20 percent off outdoor living items.
•Tervis Tumbler: St. Patrick’s Day – Spend $29, Get a FREE Collectible With Code: LUCKY. Valid thru 3/17
•Zazzle: 17% Off Sitewide – Use code: ZAZSEVENTEEN Starts: 03/17/2017 Expires: 03/19/2017 11:59 PM PST
A Taste of Irish:
Tilted Kilt: Feb 27 – April 2, enjoy the special “Irish Hooley Menu” which includes everything from classic fish and chips to scotch eggs to shepherd’s pie.
Arby’s: The special Mint Chocolate Swirl Shake is back for the entire month of March.
McDonald’s: Try the Chocolatey-Mint McCafe drinks – 4 new drinks available!
Raising Cane’s: Green Lemonade is back from March 10-19th
*Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables (coloring sheets)
Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables (coloring sheets)
See what else is going on around town HERE!
Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth! Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more. GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment! For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!