Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 17 is the day to remember St. Patrick who was Ireland’s patron saints in Ireland during the 5th century. It’s morphed into a fun holiday where everyone feels Irish for the day regardless of their heritage. Here are ways to celebrate the day and make a toast to everyone’s good health. Sláinte, y’all!
All Irish Set with Megan Berson on Fiddle
Twisted X Brewing Company
23455 Ranch to Market Rd 150
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
March 17 at 6 pm
Come to Twisted X Brewing Company to hear Megan Berson and Anthony Garcia play Irish music ranging from jigs to folk songs by the likes of Christy Moore and the Dubliners. The evening will also include songs you know from listening to Sinead, the Cranberries, and U2. Buy All Irish Set tickets.
Cactus and Calligraphy
1306 E. Main St.
Round Rock, Texas 78664
March 17 at 6:30 pm
Looking for a different kind of bar that doesn’t involve beer? How about a succulent bar? At Cactus and Calligraphy, you’ll learn how to draw pretty letters and create your own succulent at Fine Flowers’ succulent bar. The class includes 1.5 hours of instruction and demonstration, a beginner’s calligraphy kit, succulent, and complimentary snacks and drinks. Round Rock is just an hour from Dripping Springs. Buy Cactus and Calligraphy tickets.
St. Patrick’s Day Parents Night Out
Hutto Infinity Athletics
2121 Innovation Blvd.
Hutto, Texas 78634
March 13 from 7 to 11:30 pm
Here’s a chance for everyone in the family to have fun. Parents can drop off their kids at Infinity Athletics where kids can enjoy a full night of games, pizza, crafts, and movies. Parents can go out and enjoy date night. Monster Mini Golf and Laser Tag is 10 minutes from Infinity Athletics. Texas Café and Pie Shop, Hippo Café, and Anthony’s Pizza are all nearby. Contact Infinity Athletics to save your spot.
Brunch at Smythwick Castle and Lodge
Smythwick Castle and Lodge
12615 E FM 1431
Marble Falls, TX 78654
March 15 at 11:30 am
Less than an hour away from Dripping Springs, Smythwick Castle and Lodge is a historic castle where you can partake in a delicious meal. They’ll serve shepherd’s pie, French toast, chicken and waffles, and Irish soda bread with a variety of jams. An Irish coffee bar and green beer tasting will also be available. Reserve your seat at Smythwick.
Kiss Me, I’m Irish: Austin St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl
510 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
March 14: 4 pm to 11:59 pm
March 17: 5 pm to 2 am
Occurring on two different days, this is one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day bar crawls Austin will ever see. Various hotspots will host celebrations all day long and a ticket grants you cover-free access to all of them. Every location will have drink specials. Stereotype, only a 35-minute drive from Dripping Springs, is the designated registration site where you’ll pick up your wristband. You can get a one-day or a two-day pass. Register for Austin’s Bar Crawl.