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Baker Street Pub & Grill
• Katy, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, 281-693-0500
• Rice Village, 5510 Morningside Dr., 713-942-9900
• Sugar Land, 15970 City Walk Sugar Land, 281-494-0774
• Willowbrook, 17278 Tomball Pkwy., 281-517-0828
• The Woodlands, 25 Waterway Ave. The Woodlands, 281-362-7431
Offering green beer and live music with no cover at five area locations.
The Bronze Peacock@ House of Blues
1204 Caroline, 888-402-5837
Come to the House of Blues for the Houston Press St. Patty's Day Ballyhoo Bash with Sideshow Tramps, Come See My Dead Person and DJ Dave Wrangler. The doors open at 4 p.m. The event is free.
Bullpen Pizza & Sports Bar
14019 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-242-0190
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the Bullpen is featuring a live band, beer and drink specials, a $6.96 corned beef sandwich and a $9.95 corned beef dinner.
6166 Richmond, 713-952-0799
It's time for holiday specials and Irish buffets at the "executive dining and entertainment" center.
Gold Cup Sports Bar & Gents Club
12747 Northwest Fwy., 713-460-0171
Join them for a celebration featuring Irish buffets, specials and hot entertainers.
The Goose's Acre Bistro & Irish Pub
21 Waterway Ave., suite 140, The Woodlands, 281-466-1502
Doors open at 8 a.m. for breakfast, which will be served from 8 to 11 a.m.; lunch and dinner will be served from 11 to 1 a.m. Live music starts at 11 a.m. and continues until 2 a.m. The McTeggert Irish Dancers perform at noon. Entertainment includes The Tuaca Ice Block, and there'll be prizes and giveaways all day long. There will be plenty of green beer. After 3 p.m., the party is reserved for people who are 21 and older.
Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar
3416 Roseland St., 713-528-9912
The 45th Annual Griff's St. Patrick's Festival runs all day.
House of Blues
1204 Caroline, 888-402-5837
Green beer, Irish music, and drink specials are the order of the day at the House of Blues. Doors will open at 11 a.m., and BT will perform in the music hall. Tickets start at $20.
3720 Raymond, 713-862-9911
The party here starts at noon, with free St. Paddy's Day T-shirts while supplies last. Barbecue, crawfish and a full menu will be available, with prizes and raffles all day. And, of course, there'll be green beer.
801 St. Emanuel, 713-522-2010
Lucky's Pub, with more than 80,000 square feet of festival space, is claiming the rights to Houston's biggest St. Patrick's Day party in EADO. With three stages, ten bands, four DJs and no cover, the party opens at 6 a.m. with breakfast served till 10 a.m. (including, of course, Lucky Charms). The bars open at 7 a.m. with green beer specials (two beer gardens), bagpipers and leprechauns. The Buzz broadcasts live from 6 a.m. to midnight and will announce the lineup for Buzzfest and give away the first pair of tickets.
2200 Southwest Fwy., suite 150, 713-528-6399Enjoy $4 Irish Car Bombs, $4 Saint Shots and $4 Big ASS Guinness Beers. There will be live music on the patio and karaoke upstairs. No cover.
The 51st Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade
A Houston tradition, the 51st annual Houston St. Patrick's Day Parade will be presented by the Houston St. Patrick's Parade Commission. The two-hour event has historically been one of the largest parades of its kind in the U.S. and 127 entries are slated to delight the Irish and Irish-at-heart. The parade will start at noon at Minute Maid Park at the intersection of Texas and Hamilton in downtown Houston, which is also where it will end. This event is free.
The Penthouse Club
2618 Winrock, 713-974-2100
This St. Patrick's Day party features green drink specials, a free Irish buffet and "plenty of Penthouse's famous Happy-Go-Lucky girls." Happy hour is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., with $1.50 domestic beer and wells and a free gourmet buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
• Clear Lake (no cover), 2416 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 281-461-4702
• River Oaks (no cover), 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881
• Westheimer ($5 entrance fee, parking lot party), 10001 Westheimer, Houston, 713-977-1857
Offering green beer and live music at all three area locations.
7440 W. Greens Rd., 281-477-3000
Ladies wearing Irish hats adorned with shamrocks will be there to celebrate the day with you.
Taps House of Beer
5120 Washington, 281-701-4248
The party starts at 10 a.m. with a band, raffles and giveaways. There will be food and drink specials all day and green beer galore.
5647 Westheimer at Chimney Rock, 713-629-6200
It's a special day for drinkers who love their green beer.
Union Bar & Lounge
2708 Bagby, 281-974-1916
The Union Bar's St. Patty's Day party features free barbecue on the patio, $2 green beer, a $1 shot special, $3 green U shots, and $2 and $3 selected beers.