What Are Your Plans for St. Patrick’s Day in the San Antonio Area?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 8:08 pm
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Things To Do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 San Antonio TX

What do you look forward to most each St. Patrick’s Day? Do you love the sound of Irish bagpipes? Are you excited about green beer, Guinness and corned beef with friends and family at the local Irish pub? If you are looking for things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in San Antonio, TX — we have you covered at Barrett Jaguar. Check out a few favorite events, parades and parties that promise plenty of shenanigans this year.

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2017 Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

WHEN: March 17 – March 19
WHERE: San Antonio River Walk and La Villita

Close Up of Pints of Guinness in Guinness GlassesKick this annual celebration off on Friday, March 17 when they dye the San Antonio River green and take the St. Patrick’s Day party into the weekend. A festive St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on March 18 and will include festive parade barges on the river that will feature Irish music, Irish dancers and bagpipes. Continue the fun at the Arneson River Theatre with live music by local Irish-themed bands, Irish food, green beer and more.

50th Harp and Shamrock Wreath Laying Ceremony

WHEN: Friday, March 17 Noon to 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Alamo

Celebrate Irish heritage and the sacrifice of Irish heroes at the Battle of the Alamo with a dedication and wreath laying ceremony sponsored by the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas. A great opportunity to teach children about the Irish culture and heritage, this event is a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day event for all ages.

34th Annual Harp and Shamrock 5K

WHEN: Saturday, March 11 at 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: Lady Bird Johnson Park

Find your favorite Irish-themed shirt, grab your kilt and lace up your running shoes for the 34th Annual Harp and Shamrock 5K. A spirited 5K run with St. Patty’s Day shenanigans thrown in that kicks off with a bagpipe start, this event is fun for all ages. After the race concludes, enjoy a hard-earned pint of Guinness and the Beethoven Dance Band. Awards will be handed out for the top finisher in each bracket, the ugliest kilt and the “greenest” man, woman and pet.

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With countless things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in San Antonio, TX, there will be plenty of blarney to go around this year. Enjoy a festive parade, live Irish music, green beer and exciting Irish-inspired 5K races in the San Antonio area with friends and family this St. Patty’s Day. Make this Irish celebration even more exciting and get behind the wheel of a 2017 Jaguar F-PACE when you explore the Barrett Jaguar inventory today.

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