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Things To Do for St. Patrick’s Day 2018 in the San Antonio Area

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Events on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 10:05 pm
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2018 St. Patrick’s Day Events and Festivals San Antonio TX

Do you have a touch of the blarney in you? Are you looking for the perfect way to celebrate your Irish heritage this year? Do you just love to tip back a few Guinness with family and friends? You are in luck – everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! With this Irish-themed holiday just a few weeks away, it is time to start planning ahead for your St. Patty’s Day shenanigans in the San Antonio area. Take a look at a few local favorites with this guide to 2018 St. Patrick’s Day events and festivals in San Antonio, TX.


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Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day Festival

WHEN: Friday, March 16 – Saturday, March 17

WHERE: San Antonio River Walk and Arneson River Theatre

Close Up of Guinness in GlassesA highlight of the St. Patrick’s Day season each and every year, the Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day Festival on the San Antonio River Walk is fun for all ages. You will not want to miss the river dyed green and countless St. Patty’s Day floats on the river that are complemented by Irish-themed events and activities. Highlight events at this St. Patrick’s Day festival include live music, the Nelly’s Nice Knees Contest, a game of hot potato and a search for gold coins.

The Harp and Shamrock Irish Festival

WHEN: Saturday, March 17

WHERE: Downtown San Antonio

An annual tradition in San Antonio, The Harp and Shamrock Irish Festival is a family-friendly event that highlights Irish heritage and culture. Elements of this spectacular event that will cater to all members of the family include the Passport to Ireland exhibit, the 35th Annual Harp and Shamrock 5K on March 10, a wreath-laying ceremony at The Alamo, traditional Irish music and delicious Irish food.

Luck of the Irish 3.17 Miler

WHEN: Saturday, March 17 – Saturday, March 31

WHERE: San Antonio

Lace up your running shoes this St. Patty’s Day and have some fun at the Luck of the Irish 3.17 Miler. A virtual 5K event, this race is fun for all ages and will support the National Hemophilia Foundation. Run your race whenever you have time between March 17 and March 31 and enter your own time. Participants will receive an Irish-themed medal and bib for the race and will have the opportunity to order official event T-shirts and sweatshirts.


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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner – what are your plans for this Irish-inspired holiday? If you are looking for fun things to do this spring, this guide to 2018 St. Patrick’s Day events and festivals in San Antonio, TX may point you in the right direction. Make this St. Patty’s Day even more exciting and use your pot of gold to get behind the wheel of a brand-new 2018 Jaguar F-PACE when you visit the Barrett Jaguar inventory!

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