The holiday for beer, celebration and everything green is just days away! March 17th marks St. Patrick’s Day, and though the local population is predominantly Hispanic, we’re all for helping support international traditions. While some may mark this occasion on their calendars as just another workday, many in the RGV will celebrate the life of one of Ireland’s most revered figures with plenty of beer and music. Several locations close to home are bringing the luck of the Irish to South Texas and will offer specials, music and events to honor the Patron Saint of Ireland.

This only happens once a year, so if you missed last year’s celebrations, don’t make the same mistake twice!

Upper Valley

The McAllen area is known for having great bars with even better drink selections. This St. Patrick’s Day, know that several places will have much to offer the upper Valley region, including:

Gamehaus Gastropub

This March 17th, McAllen’s Gamehaus Gastropub will host fun activities in honor of Saint Patrick with a parking lot Tent Party that includes:

  • Green beer
  • Games
  • Giveaways
  • Food and shot specials
  • Live performances by Personal Use and DJ Law

It’s all happening between 4 PM and 2 AM. For more info, click here.

Tilted Kilt

Tilted Kilt is a national chain known for its Irish charm, beautiful servers and plentiful alcoholic beverages. This year’s St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated in full style and fun. The following will be offered:

  • Green beer
  • Paddy bombs
  • Scotch eggs
  • Shepherd’s pie
  • Traditional Irish stew
  • Much more!

A fully detailed list of goods can be found here.

Roosevelt’s at 7

Located conveniently on McAllen’s Main Street, Roosevelt’s at 7 is known for its unique but delicious drink menu. On St. Patrick’s Day, you can expect Roosevelt’s to have one of the best around. You can expect:

  • Green beer
  • Various drink specials
  • Various food specials
  • Fun giveaways

You can enjoy the celebration either indoors or sit in brisk comfort in Roosevelt’s outdoor seating area.

Lower Valley

If you live in the RGV’s lower region, don’t fret. Here’s a location that is sure to cater to your interests:

Kelly’s Irish Pub

As if a beautiful location near the ocean wasn’t great enough, now you can enjoy the view during the wee hours of the morning! Kelly’s Irish Pub at South Padre Island will be hosting it’s own St. Patrick’s Day celebration with fun foods and great times from 9 AM to 11 AM. What you can expect:

  • An Irish sing-along
  • Green pancake-eating contest
  • Irish hat and costume contest
  • Dart and catapult tournament

For more details, click here.

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