Luck Of the Irish

Back to Top of List

St. Patrick's Day is a time for celebrating Irish heritage, luck, and good spirits. Bell County has a favorable line up of events and celebrations happening this St. Patrick's Day weekend. Get ready to wear your green attire, shamrocks, and join in the festivities. Here are the upcoming holiday events you should know about.

O'Brien's Irish Pub

Back to Top of List

O'Brien's Irish Pub in downtown Temple is the place to be this St. Patrick's Day. Temple's very own Irish Pub is celebrating its 16th Annual St. Patrick's Day with green beer and traditional Irish fare. If you're ready to feast on bangers and mash, listen to incredible music from bagpipe performer, Jason Nering, and more Irish festivities. O'Brien's will have four live bands and Irish drinks. The festivities begin at 5 PM and end at 2 AM. 

Bold Republic Brewing Co.

Back to Top of List

Bold Republic Brewing Co. is keeping the St. Patrick's Day celebrations going all weekend. This local brewery will have events and specials from March 17th to the 19th. The brewery will feature three new, Irish beers, beer-battered food, and green beer. The three new Irish beers are the Dublin Down Irish Stout, Off The Trolley Irish Red Ale, and Leprechaun Farts Glitter Beer. For a limited time, guests can enjoy Shepard's Pie and corned beef and cabbage. Activities for the weekend include axe throwing, cornhole, playground equipment, live music, and more. 

On March 18th at 10 AM, Bold Republic Brewing Co. will host its first Shamrock Shuffle Fun Run. The event is family-friendly, with the race route beginning and ending at the brewery. Guests should dress up in their best green attire and St. Patrick's Day gear and get ready to run, walk, or shuffle their way along the trail. Children and pets can also join in the fun. The entry fee for the Shamrock Shuffle Fun Run is $25 and gets you a t-shirt and a free beverage of your choice at the end of the race. 

Green Door On Second

Back to Top of List

Green Door On Second in Downtown Temple is hosting a St. Patrick's Day party for ages 21 and up. This local event features green beer, Guinness, Irish Car Bombs, and more. No cover will be charged to attend the event.

FoxDog is hosting the Notoriously PG-13 St. Patrick's Day Backyard Comedy Show on March 17th at 7 PM. The event is free to attend and will be held outdoors on the outdoor stage and seating. The comedy showcase features hilarious sets from Elizabeth Wheat, Eric Snader, Scott Witkop, Alex Cunningham, and Clemente Villegas. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with lots of laughter and plenty of drinks to choose from.

Fire Base Brewing

Back to Top of List

Fire Base Brewing located at 8 S 1st St. is hosting a block party to celebrate the holiday on March 17th. From 4 PM to 10 PM, Fire Base will have live music, nitro stout, green beer, and a food truck on-site. This local downtown brewery is ready to celebrate with you. Stop by Friday evening as you visit all the downtown businesses hosting St. Patrick's Day celebrations and try a green beer from each stop.

Mo's Rail Yard Saloon

Back to Top of List

Mo's Rail Yard Saloon will feature live music from DJ Smooth and a photo booth. Stop by for drinks, music, and photo ops to capture the moment with your friends. 

Sol De Jalisco On General Bruce

Back to Top of List

Sol De Jalisco at 4201 S. General Bruce Dr. will have DJ Chuk on-site for live music all evening. DJ Chuk specializes in hip hop, reggae, dance, cumbias, and classics. Order a drink from the bar and enjoy delicious food as you celebrate with live music. 

Corkys is celebrating its 2-year anniversary with a St. Patrick's Day party. The 2-year Anniversary Weekend Celebration will feature two days of fun shenanigans. On Friday, March 17th, Corkys will have a karaoke party hosted by Hogue Productions. At 7 PM, there will be cake and St. Patrick's Day activities. On Saturday, March 18th, the party continues with a comedy showcase. The comedy showcase will begin at 8 PM. With lots of laughter, cake, and karaoke, Corkys is bringing the party for St. Patrick's Day.

Temple Children's Museum

Back to Top of List

The Temple Children's Museum is hosting a St. Patrick's Day camp during their open hours on March 17th. For $25 per child, guests can play as long as they want. Featured activities include Leprechaun hopscotch and a bug discovery activity. Book your St. Patrick's Day camp experience now at

Nolan Creek Brewery

Back to Top of List

The Nolan Creek Brewery in downtown Belton will have two days of St. Patrick's Day events. On Friday, March 17th, Nolan Creek Brewery will have green beer and Irish stew available. These St. Patrick's Day staples will be available all day. 

On Saturday, March 18th, Nolan Creek Brewery will host its first annual .5K Run For Beer. This special race will cover 3 blocks in downtown Belton. Check-In for the race is at 9:30 AM, and the race begins at 10 AM. The starting point for the race will be the complex by The Gin and Scores Pizza & Wings. The race will finish at the brewery. Wear your best St. Patrick's Day gear and come out to support the local racers and stop by the brewery for a drink. 

Hat Trick will have featured drink specials all night on March 17th for their St. Patrick's Day Party. Beginning at 5:30 PM, the festivities will take place at Hat Trick. There are activities for the whole family to enjoy, from kids and adult soccer pickup games, a mechanical bull, a bounce house, to music from DJ Ron Dee.

Holiday Themed Seasonal Drinks

Back to Top of List

Several of our local drink stops are featuring a St. Patrick's Day menu. Atrium Coffee Co. has deliciously sweet drinks like the Magical Charms Latte and the Pot O' Gold Cold Brew. For a special green drink, visit Cha Community in downtown Temple to order a Matcha Latte. Peggy's Coffee House inside the Temple Mall has an assortment of delicious drink options to customize your own St. Patrick's Day drink. 1914 Coffee House features a Pot Of Gold Lotus energy drink. 

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Back to Top of List

With so many excellent ways to celebrate the upcoming St. Patrick's Day holiday, Bell County is the place to be this weekend. Enjoy all the green beer you can handle, fun runs, shenanigans, and parties. Discover Temple this St. Patrick's Day!