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Feeling Lucky! St. Patrick’s Day Events in San Antonio 2023

  • February 23, 2023
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It's time to Paddy! ☘️

Are you ready to sham-rock? We know we are! From your favorite Irish pubs to the greenest of rivers, San Antonio is a great spot to spend your St. Patrick’s Day!

Whether you’re Irish or not we are bringing you all the luck with this pot of gold guide! Get your best greens on because UNATION San Antonio has THE guide on what to do this St. Patrick’s Day!

Get ready for some shamrocks and shenanigans!

To the River Walk! 🍀

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St. Paddy's Party Parade

📸: The Mad Dogs Group

It’s easy being green! 💚✨ Wanting to spend some time at the green river? Head over to the San Antonio River Walk for some fun St. Patrick’s Day events. Witness the river turn green during the St. Paddy’s Dyeing of the River as 25 gallons of eco-friendly dye makes its way through the San Antonio landmark.


Friday, March 17 | 1 pm – 3 pm

Saturday, March 18 | 11 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 3pm

Stick around and spend the holiday at the River Walk and enjoy the Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day River Parade and Festival for more viewing fun! Want to be a part of the parade?

Put on your best green outfit and St. Paddy’s gear while you ride behind the dye boat with the Mad Dog’s Group! Each parade is complete with beer, entertainment, and the Mad Dogs mascot! This is perfect for you party people who want to be a part of the River Walk fun!

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St. Patrick's Day at Howl at the Moon

📸: Howl at the Moon

Pitcher Perfect! 🍺 Trying to find the best St. Patrick’s Day party spots? Look no further! Whether you’re looking for bar crawls or Irish pubs, we’ve got you!

Spend some time at one of the top party spots in San Antonio, Howl at the Moon. Their annual St. Patrick’s Day Party is a go-to spot for a good and green time!


March 17 | 6 pm – 2 am

Enjoy St. Paddy specials like:

  • $3 Green beer
  • $4 White Claws
  • $4 Lucky Charm Shots
  • $5 Blarney Bombs ft. Jameson Orange
  • $10* cover

Looking for a bar crawl or an Irish pub?

Attend the St. Patrick’s Day or St. Paddy’s Shamrock Stroll Pub crawl on either the 17th or 18th for drink specials, good Irish fun, a social media contest, live music, and more!

An Irish pub is always a good idea and Durty Nelly’s or Waxy O’Connors are our local favs! The Cottage Irish Pub is also holding a St. Patrick’s Day Block Party for those of you who are looking for brew-tiful beer and the chance to dance a jig!

Wherever you find yourself drinking or partying this St. Patrick’s Day please remember to be safe and enjoy yourself! EAT, DRINK, AND BE LUCKY!

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Vegano St. Paddy's Day by Brick at Blue Star

📸: Brick at Blue Star

Interested in celebrations for anyone and everyone? Here are a few to check out in your St. Patrick’s Day free time or if you’re looking for something a little bit more low-key!

Brick at Blue Star is an awesome venue tucked away in the Blue Star Complex off the River Walk. The arts venue is hosting Vegano St. Paddy’s Day with vegan food vendors, art, jewelry, and more! Catch live music and local performers, Wayne Holtz (@wayneholtz_), Sage Palomino (@sagepalomino), and Grupo Frackaso (@grupofrackaso) on March 17th!

Looking for daytime activities?

Join the Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas by honoring the Irish heroes who fought at the Battle of the Alamo at the Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony. You can head over to the River Walk afterward for the parades!

If you’re looking for something a small drive out of San Antonio, find fun for the family at the St. Paddy’s Day 5k & 1k Leprechaun Kids Run!  This is a great event to raise money for a worthy cause while also having fun outdoors with the whole family during St. Patrick’s Day weekend!

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Before You Go...

We hope you loved this guide! Don’t forget to save or bookmark this guide for when you are planning your St. Patrick’s Day outing and we remind you to stay safe and have fun! Don’t get pinched and stay lucky!

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