This Weekend in the Panhandle

This Weekend in the Panhandle
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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! We have the latest events to make sure you celebrate in style.

Here’s what’s going on in our area:


73rd Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Shamrock residents are gearing up for the Panhandle’s largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration this weekend.

The three-day event will include events for the entire family, including live music by Parker McCollum and Kolby Cooper, a dance, games, prizes, food and more.

Interview - Shamrock's St. Patrick's Day Celebration with Miss Irish Rose

For a full list of events, and times, visit the City of Shamrock website.

Tickets are $60 for a weekend pass or $25 for general admission to the concert.

Concert tickets increase to $30 at the door.

The celebration runs from Friday at 4:00 p.m. to Sunday at 1:00 p.m.


Long Wooden Spoon’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Long Wooden Spoon Brewery will be celebrating the feast of St. Patrick as well with traditional food and games this weekend.

Their event will benefit The 100 Club of the Texas Panhandle and will feature shepherd’s pie, Dublin coddle and classic Irish boxty.

Food is $5 per serving and admission is $10 for the event.

The first 200 at the door will receive a free glass.

Attendees are invited to wear costumes to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day.

The event will run on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Pondaseta St. Paddy’s Fest

Pondaseta Brewing Company in Amarillo will be firing off the holiday with games, contests and beer this weekend.

The brewery will host their St. paddy’s Fest on Saturday and Sunday.

Activities will include corn hole, a kilt contest and Irish inspired beers and ciders.

The event run all day both days.


Drunken Oyster’s St. Patty’s Day Bash

Both traditional and modern music will mark the Drunken Oyster’s celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday.

The restaurant will provide live music featuring the A-Town Rockers, as well as a traditional bagpiper.

Bangers and hash and shepherd’s pie will be featured dishes on Sunday, as well as green beer to commemorate the shamrock-spangled holiday.

The festivities will kick off Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Drunken Oyster.


Laps for Luck 5K

The Delta Pi Chapter of the Kappa Psi Fraternity will host a 5K for runners around the Panhandle this Saturday.

The 5K will benefit the College Success Initiative and will be held at John Stiff Park from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Pre-registration will be at 8:00 a.m. for those wishing to participate at the northwest corner of the park.


Amarillo Sod Poodles and March Madness Weekend at Amarillo Bulls Hockey

The Amarillo Bulls will be hosting a special night in conjunction with the Amarillo Sod Poodles on Saturday.

The event will feature special jerseys worn by Sod Poodles players, which will be auctioned off to benefit the Amarillo Hockey Association.

Attendees can pick up Silver-level tickets for $8 as part of the team’s March Madness Weekend.

Games begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.


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