It’s that time of year when we all go in search of green beer, Guinness, Shamrocks and Leprechauns.
We want to help you find the perfect St. Patty’s Day celebration. So before you slip into your finest green attire and set out in search of that emerald brew, check out the festivities taking place throughout The Colony this weekend.
CRAFTY PARTY: When you show up on St. Patty’s Day with a personalized Guinness pint, not only will you be the envy of the bar, everyone will take you seriously. Prepare to get crafty March 16 at Dallas Craft Co.’s Custom Guinness Glass-Engraving Pint Night. Meet your local Guinness Rep, buy a pint and get your name engraved on the glass! Supplies are limited, so arrive early.
Thursday, March 16 7PM -9PM
Dallas Craft Co. (formerly Drunken Donkey) • 4897 State Highway 121, The Colony, Texas
(972) 294-5676 • http://www.dallascraftco.com/
TRADITIONAL PARTY: You can’t beat a classic Irish pub when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. In honor of the day, McSwiggan’s Irish Pub will be serving up a special limited menu featuring their delicious slow-cooked corned beef plate. The kitchen will open at 10AM and seating will be first come first serve with live music provided by Adam Case and friends starting at 10PM. Get in on the green beer and great atmosphere!
Friday, March 17 – Saturday March 18 Mar 17 10AM – 2AM
McSwiggan’s Irish Pub • 6910 Windhaven Pkwy., #105, The Colony, Texas 75056
(972) 820-0688 • http://mcswiggansirishpub.com/
UNCONVENTIONAL PARTY: If all you want to do is grab a bite, a pint and a growler to-go, The Thirsty Growler: Food Truck Friday event is where you need to be. The Lean Machine food truck will be serving up quesadillas, sandwiches and tacos while The Thirsty Growler will be pouring from 50 rotating taps, including craft beer, cider, kombucha and root beer.
Friday, March 17
The Thirsty Growler • 5733 State Highway 121, #230, The Colony, TX 75056
(214) 618-5324 • http://www.thethirstygrowler.com/
MILESTONE PARTY: The Rock and Brews St. Patrick’s Day and One Year Anniversary bash is going to be so big they had to move it outdoors! In addition to their rock and roll inspired comfort food, this two-in-one parking lot party will feature great drink specials and live music.
Friday, March 17 5PM – 12 AM
Rock and Brews • 5351 Nebraska Furniture Mart Drive, The Colony, Texas
(972) 584-1670 • http://www.rockandbrews.com/
PATIO PARTY: If corned beef and cabbage isn’t your thing, Stan’s Lakeview Draft House Crawfish Boil might be the answer. Enjoy live music, cold drinks and tasty crawfish provided by Cajun Crawfish Company on Stan’s patio overlooking Lewisville Lake. To see this event on Facebook, click here.
Saturday March 18 12 PM – 10 PM
Stan’s Lakeview Draft House • 4847 Main Street, The Colony, TX 75056
972-370-9994 • http://www.stanslakeview.com/
DAY AFTER PARTY: If you just aren’t ready for the party to end, check out Shakertins drunken brunch with $5 Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s.
Saturday, March 18 – Sunday, March 19 11am-3pm
Shakertins • 6910 Windhaven #101, The Colony, Texas
214-483-9834 • http://www.shakertins.com/
Click here for a full list of bars and pubs in The Colony.
Remember to always drink responsibly. If you’ve had a wee bit too much to drink, just stay the night.