St. Patrick’s Day events

Green parties all over the area

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) -

“May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.” - Irish blessing

The Ark-La-Tex hosts many celebrations and parties for the Irish holiday. Some are family friendly events. Since St. Patrick’s Day is on a Thursday, several businesses planned their events the weekend before.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10

Lucky Pillow 10:00am

If you’re interested in taking up sewing, you can try your hand at making your own pillow. Click here for details.

Location - Shreveport Sewing Center, 645 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport

The Muses: Celtic Spring 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy an evening of Celtic, Irish and English music as The Muses Project of Hot Springs perform with charm, elegance and spirit. For tickets and info, click here.

Location - Cabe Hall, 321 W. 4th St., Texarkana, Tex


SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Storytime: The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day 11:00am

Come listen to a reading of the children’s book by Natasha Wing filled with bagpipes, green eggs and leprechauns. For more info, follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Barnes and Noble, 6646 Youree Dr., Shreveport

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Spend the afternoon and evening along Texas Street in downtown Shreveport for this Irish-themed crawl filled with food, music and specialty drinks. Visit Parish Taceaux, The Missing Link and Fatty Arbuckles. For more info, click here.

Location - Along Texas Street in downtown Shreveport


THURSDAY, MARCH 17

St. Patrick’s Day SLAM 10:00am

Wear your green athletic wear and get ready to “Sweat Like A Mother” with the SLAM group of Shreveport/Bossier. If it is your first class, it is free. Details can be found at their Facebook page.

Location - Brownlee Park, 4307 Old Brownlee Rd., Bossier City

St. Patrick’s Day Spring Special Express 11:00am-2:30pm (Also on March 18-19)

Take a trip on the railroad on a gas powered locomotive on the Historic Jefferson Railway. For tickets and info, click here.

Location - Historic Jefferson Railway, 400 East Austin St., Jefferson

St. Patty’s Day Party 5:00-pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate good times with green beer and loaded potatoes surrounded by some of the coolest hogs on the road. For more info, click here.

Location - 3State Harley-Davidson, 2225 Autoplex Dr., Bossier City

Saint Paddy’s Pairings and Pours 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Five area restaurants are coming together for this fundraiser benefitting local Scouts. With each meal course comes a paired whiskey. Plus music, silent auction and fun. For more info, click here.

Location - Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport

St. Patrick’s Day Dance 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Kick up your heels for a night of dancing. Don’t know how to dance, they’ll teach you with couples and singles dance lessons. For more info, click here.

Location - Old School Dance Hall, 5400 E. Texas St., Bossier City

St. Patrick’s Day Party 8:30pm-11:00pm

Celebrate the holiday and enjoy great music. For more info, click here.

Location - VFW Post 4002 Café & Cantina, 401 Ambassador Row, Longview


SATURDAY, MARCH 19

7th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K & 10K 8:00am

After a Covid pause, the popular race takes place in the Highland neighborhood. Proceeds go towards a scholarship program and other organizations at Barksdale Air Force Base. For more info and to register, click here.

Location - First Baptist Church, 543 Ockley Dr., Shreveport

St. Paddy’s Fest 9:00am-2:00am

It’s one of the largest local only music parties of the year with over 20 musical acts spread out over the day. Plus lots of food and drinks. See the list of performers here.

Location - The Missing Link, 504 Texas St., Shreveport

7th Annual NYP Pub Crawl 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Party with lots of good food and drinks along Front Street. In addition, the crawl is also a poker run with prizes. For more info, click here.

Location - Front Street in Natchitoches and Cane River Brewing, 108 Mill St.


We hope you have a fun St. Patrick’s Day. If you know of a holiday event that needs to be on this list, please contact us.

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.