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St Patricks Day Parades in Texas

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There are some big St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Texas. The state will have celebrations in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Shamrock. San Antonio and Shamrock have festivals that last for the entire weekend, giving you a chance to put on the green and celebrate with your family and friends.

Here are some of the St. Patrick's celebrations you will find in Texas:

28th Annual Greenville Ave St. Patrick's Day Parade 2007
Dallas/Fort Worth,Texas
Saturday, March 17
11 am
Merchants of Greenville Avenue celebrate 28 years of annual "greenness". The parade marches southbound on Greenville from Blackwell to Yale. The after party and awards presentation, along with a concert, will take place on Yale Boulevard from noon to 6 pm.

Houston Saint Patrick's Day Parade 2007
Houston, Texas
Saturday, March 17
Noon
The Wearing the the Green Celebration attracts about 15,000 visitors. The parade is preceded by a week of events, including a Golf Tournament. Pageants for all ages, Bass Tournament, musical shows,theater products, luncheons,Chocolate Baking contest, banquets and auction make a busy week in Houston. The 46th Annual Parade is rooted in the city's heritage. the first parades were held in the 1880's, in what was known as "Irish Town", but Old St. Patrick's church. The parade continued until World War I. there was no parade during the depression and World War II years. In the 1960's the parade started up again.

San Antonio St. Patrick's Day Parade 2007
San Antonio, Texas
Saturday, March 17
2 pm
The Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas has selected "Green Honors the Blue" as the theme for the 2007 St. Patrick's Day Parade. this is the 39th annual parade.

38th Annual San Antonio River Dyeing Parade
Arnesen River Theater
San Antonio, Texas
1 pm
The river will magically turn green, with the help of a wee bit of dye. the River Dyeing Parade takes place along the River Walk and ends with a ceremony at the Arneson River Theater.

18th Annual Alamo Irish Festival
La Villita & Arnesen Theater
San Antonio, Texas
March 16 - 18
The festival features live entertainment on two stages. there will be food drink and other booth. An Irish genealogy booth will provide Irish-Americans a chance to trace their roots.

St. Patrick's Dance
Presented by the Irish Cultural Society
San Antonio, Texas
March 24
Features the famous Noel Henry Irish Show Band. Knights of Columbus Hall Admission $15.

Austin St. Patrick's Day Parade
Austin, Texas
Saturday. March 17
There will be Irish music throughout Austin, at venues including: B.D. Riley's Pub, The Dog & Duck Pub, Opal Devine's Freehouse, Opal Divine's Penn Field, Mother Egans Irish Pub. Talented Celtic musicians that will be performing at the various venues are: Brobdingnagian Bards, Silver Thistle Pipes and Drums, Ed Miller with Rich Brotherton, Cluan, Tea Merchants, Doc Grauzer and Jeff Moore.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
Shamrock, Texas
Saturday, March 17
10:30 am

St. Patrick's Day Festival
Shamrock. Texas
March 16-18
With a name like shamrock, there has to be a St. Patrick's Day Festival. Shamrock has three days of celebrations planned staring on Friday at 5 pm. Events include a parade on Saturday morning. contests, Irish food, motorcycle rally, antique and classic cars show, music and dance.

Surfside Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 17

Have a happy St. Patrick's Day. It is always a good idea to verify information before making a trip.

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