Seeing Green: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Houston

March means warmer weather, Spring Break, and all things GREEN! The Houston area is ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with events for children, families, and adults only. Whether you want to parade it up with the family or have a date night with green beer, Houston Moms has you covered.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Houston is one of the largest parades in the great state of Texas. The parade begins at Minute Maid Park, cruises around downtown, and ends at the intersection of Rusk and St. Emanuel. Stay for some shamrock fun after with live music, activities for the kids, and delicious eats and treats. This year, the parade is Saturday, March 16 at noon.

Woodlands Children’s Museum

On Saturday, March 16th, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with dancing performances by the McTeggart Irish Dancers at 10:30am & 11:30am. Special Storytime reading 11am. This event is included in the price of admission, which is $9 for adults and children 1 year and older.

Saint Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shindig

Join Christ Clinic and the Fulshear Katy Area Chamber to celebrate the luckiest day of the year at the Fulshear Business Park on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Get ready for a day filled with Irish cheer, music, and fun!

Put on your greenest attire and bring your friends and family along for an unforgettable event. We have an exciting lineup of activities planned, including live performances by talented musicians, and traditional dance performances. Indulge in a variety of mouthwatering delicacies and quench your thirst with refreshing beverages. There will be a range of food and drink vendors offering a taste of the finest flavors. For the little ones, we have a dedicated kids’ zone with exciting games, face painting, and even Bounce Houses! They’ll have a blast while you enjoy the festivities.

Children’s Museum Houston 

On Sunday, March 17, get ready for a leprechaun-approved adventure at our St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza designed especially for children! Watch in awe as Irish dancers weave a magical tapestry of jigs and reels, filling the air with the spirit of the Emerald Isle. But that’s not all – embark on a whimsical journey as little ones channel their inner wizards with an Emerald Elixir-making workshop, where they’ll concoct their own frothy, green brews. It’s a day of enchantment and Irish charm, where the giggles of children blend harmoniously with the rhythm of lively dances and the delightful aroma of a homemade butter beverage.

St. Paddy’s Day Lucky Run

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 16 at Eleanor Tinsley Park with this lucky run and get a lucky running shirt with our one of a kind “Irish I ran today in my lucky shirt”. After the run, we’ll give you St. Paddy’s charms and snacks to celebrate you achieving your run goals!

Shamrock Stroll Houston St Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl

Book a babysitter on March 16, 2024 and participate in a St. Patrick’s Day in Houston bar crawl. Join a nationwide annual Houston Shamrock Stroll St Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl, when we turn the streets to gold in search of lucky leprechauns and golden good times. Be safe, wear green, and have some fun!

foamy mug of green beer

Saint Patrick’s Day Party at Social Beer Garden

Another 21 and up event is this St. Patty’s themed date night at Social Beer Garden. Green beer starts pouring Saturday, March 16 at 5:00! The no-cover party also includes Guinness and Jameson drinks specials, DJs, and a leprechaun. Social Beer Garden is also pet-friendly!

patch of green cloverCheck out St Patrick’s Day crafts you can do at home too! Or maybe a good Irish recipe? Many of us are just so excited to think Spring things, and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Houston is the best way to start.

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Elizabeth Baker
Elizabeth was raised in Houston and met her husband Ryan shortly after graduating from Texas A&M with a journalism degree. A few years later, Grayson {Sept 2010}, turned Elizabeth’s world upside down, not only with his sparkling blue eyes and killer smile, but with his profound disabilities and diagnosis of Mitochondrial Disease. After two years of navigating the world of special needs parenting, Elizabeth and Ryan were blessed with Charlotte {Jan 2013} and Nolan {Sept 2015}, perfectly completing their party of five. Elizabeth and her crew live in Katy, and when she can steal a few moments for herself, she can be found out for Mexican food and margaritas with girlfriends, binge-listening to podcasts and audiobooks, or trying once again {unsuccessfully} to organize her closet. In addition to her role as Managing Editor of HMB, Elizabeth writes about faith, politics and special needs parenting for publications like Scary Mommy and HuffPost.You can connect with Elizabeth on Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, or


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