Top Places to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in San Antonio


Bring your Spring Break week to a fun-filled close with some of the best places in the city to don your green attire and see local establishments transformed with shamrock and leprechaun decor.


1. Bud Light St. Patrick's Day Festival & Parade

March 16-17 // 12:00 - 8:00 pm // La Villita & Arneson River Theatre

Notably the most popular attraction for St. Patrick's Day in the city, this family-friendly festival has been celebrated since 1968 and features activities such as face painting, caricatures, & photo booths in addition to musical performances, a parade, and dyeing the San Antonio River green.



2. Mad Dog's British Pub

March 16 // 12:30-2:00 pm // 123 Losoya Street #19

Voted People's Choice for Entertainment on the Riverwalk, this pub is known for its entertainment program that runs seven nights a week and its claim as the best Sports Bar on the Riverwalk. Boasting a menu of British Pub Grub, stop by for some delicious food or join their party parade boats on the River!



3. Bar Louie

March 15-17 // 15900 La Cantera Parkway

Get into some shenanigans at this La Cantera joint, where they will be pouring Irish whiskey specials and green beer in addition to music and contests at the weekend long event, St. Patrick's Daze.



4. Harp and Shamrock 5k Run

March 9 // 8:30 - 11:00 am // Southside Lions Park East

Start your St. Patrick's Day celebrations early with the 36th annual Harp and Shamrock Irish-themed 5k run! Highlights of the event include Irish Road Bowling, a bagpipe start, an Ugly Kilt contest and a free pint glass and tuxedo t-shirt for the first 500 entries.

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