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12 ways to get your green on for St. Patrick's Day in Dallas-Fort Worth

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Now that you've recovered from Mardi Gras, it's time to gear up for St. Paddy's Day. From dashes and bashes to parties and parades, here's a round up of celebrations around DFW where you can certainly get your Irish on.

Family Friendly Activities:

Dash Down Greenville 5K
Where: Central Market – Greenville Ave & Lovers Ln, Dallas
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014@ 8 a.m. (6:45-7:30 registration)
www.runproject.org/dash-down-greenville-5k

Start the morning off by donning your green for this charity 5K run/walk down Greenville Ave before the big parade kicks off. There will be beer, food, a live band and cash prizes. Proceeds benefit the North Texas Food Bank

Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Where: Greenville Ave and Blackwell St to Greenville Ave and SMU Blvd.
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014@11a.m.
www.dallasstpatricksparade.com

Join more than 125,000 revelers at one of the largest parades in the state. Expect to see more than 90 floats travel along the 2 mile route. It's guaranteed to be a blast.

Cowtown Goes Green
Where: Stockyards Station, Fort Worth
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014@12 p.m.– 4 p.m.
www.stockyardsstation.com

What do you get when you combine a bit of the West with the luck of the Irish? St. Patrick's Day at the Historic Stockyards. Bring the family out to celebrate with free activities including, a parade, a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, games, live music and gunfights.

St. Patty's Day Bash
Where: Watters Creek, Allen
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014@12 p.m.
www.watters-creek.com

Everything is going green for this St. Patty's Day bash, including the creek. Bring the family out for a day of activities that include everything from, Irish pipers and kids crafts to hair painters, balloon twisters and live music.

Adult Friendly Activities:

Dallas St. Patrick's Parade Afterparty
Where: Sundown at Granada, Dallas
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014@ 2p.m.–2a.m.
www.sundownatgranada.com

What do you do after the biggest parade in town? You attend the biggest (and free) street party in town—featuring non-stop live music, drink specials and plenty of good food. Doors open at 10 a.m., music starts at 2 p.m.

St. Patty's Day Weekend at Henderson Tap House
Where: 2323 N Henderson Ave., Dallas
When: Friday, March 14 - Monday, March 17
www.hendersontaphouse.com

Henderson Tap House is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with three days of Irish-filled fun. There will be everything from drink specials and contests for the best dressed St. Patrick’s Day attire to non-stop entertainment and brunches with an Irish twist.

The Idle Rich Pub, The Old Monk, Blackfriar Pub & Renfield's Corner
Where: McKinney Ave, Henderson Ave and Routh St, Dallas
When: Monday, March 17, 2014@ 11 a.m.–close
www.idlerichpub.com

Enjoy Irish food and brews all weekend long, then join the St Paddy's Day party on Monday. Each pub will feature live bands, Irish dancing, bagpipes and more. Check the websites for times and venues.

The Quarter St. Patrick's Day
Where: 3301 McKinney Ave, Dallas
When: Friday, March 14 - Monday, March 17
www.breadwinnerscafe.com/the-quarter-bar

The Quarter bar in Uptown is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with drink specials, including $3 Guinness and Jameson, 2 for $10 Irish Car Bombs and $2 green Jello shots.

The Rustic St. Patrick’s Day
Where: 3656 Howell St, Dallas
When: Saturday, Mar 15, 2014 @ 11a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
www.therusticrestaurant.com

Beer and BBQ, what can be better? Maybe grooving to Rhymin’ N Stealin,’ the Original Beastie Boys Tribute Band and special guest Kick-ASS 2. Music starts at 3p.m.

Flying Saucer St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
Where: 14999 Montfort Dr, Addison
When: Monday, March 17, 2014@ 1 p.m.–7 p.m.
www.beerknurd.com/stores/addison

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Addison is throwing a huge St. Patrick's Day block party, featuring an outdoor beer garden, food, games, bagpipes and music by DJ Russ.

J. Gilligan's St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
Where: 400 East Abram, Arlington
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014@ 11 a.m.
www.jgilligans.com

Get your green on at J. Gilligan's 35th annual bash, featuring green beer, Irish nachos and non-stop live music both inside and outside.

Tap-In Grill and Pub St. Patrick’s Day
Where: 120 South Main St, Grapevine
When: March 15-17, 2014@ 8:30 p.m.– 12:30 a.m.
www.thetapin.com

The Tap-In Grill gets the St Paddy's Day party started with green beer, specials and awesome live music.

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