St. Patrick’s Day 2017 events to be held Saturday on Greenville Avenue
The 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival events will be held Saturday March 11 on Greenville Avenue. A collaborative effort between the Dallas Police Department, Dallas Fire and Rescue, the Office of Special Events, Code, Sanitation and Parking Enforcement will minimize the impact on the surrounding community. The team will have extensive controls on noise, cleanup, parking, security and safety.
Lower Greenville Traffic Plan:
Dash Down Greenville 5K
Details: The 5K race starts at 8 a.m., at 5200 Greenville Avenue (south of Lovers Lane). It will proceed north on Greenville Avenue, right on Caruth Haven, left on Southwestern, right on Skillman, right on E. University, right on Greenville in the northbound curb lane and return to the start/finish line. Cleanup will conclude at 10:30 a.m.
Parking: ‘No Parking’ signs will be placed 24 hours in advance on both sides of University Blvd. from Skillman to Greenville Ave.
For more information visit http://www.runproject.org/dashdowngreenville/ or call (214) 751-7911, extension 103.
Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Details: The parade starts at 11 a.m., at 6700 block of Greenville Avenue and Blackwell Street. It will proceed south on Greenville Avenue to SMU Boulevard, after turning right on SMU Boulevard the parade will disband. Parade sponsors will set up on the 5600 block Milton. There will be a BrewFest & Mav Area in the Office Depot & CVS Parking Lots. There will also be a tailgate area and a Brew Fest II in the Meadows Building parking lot.
The parade is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and cleanup will conclude at 4 p.m.
The event closures include closing southbound Greenville between Park Lane and Mockingbird from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Northbound Greenville will close at 10 a.m. and reopen immediately after the parade ends and Greenville Avenue has been cleaned of all trash. Southbound Matilda (west side of street) will be closed from Milton to Sand Hurst from 8 a.m. to noon.
Parking: ‘No Parking’ signs will be placed 24 hours in advance along the parade route, Central Expressway Service Road from Mockingbird Lane to Park Lane, Meadows Building, CVS and Office Depot parking lots. All signs will be removed at the end of the event, around 3 p.m.
For more information visit www.dallasstpatricksparade.com or call (214) 600-1533.
Dallas Observer St. Patrick’s Day Concert
Details: The event will start after the parade. The post-party event and concert will be held in a private parking lot at 4849 Greenville Avenue. Closures will include the westbound, inside lane of University between Greenville Avenue and the parking garage. Gates will open at noon; the event will end at 7 p.m. and cleanup will be complete by 11 p.m.
For more information visit http://www.dallasstpats.com/or call (214) 757-8453.
Lower Greenville St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
Details: This event will start at 9 a.m. and will be located at 2800-2900 Greenville Avenue; bounded by Ridgedale to the north and Vickery to the south. Entry in to the event site will be controlled by private security positioned at about five gated entrances. Stan’s Blue Note, Terilli’s, The Dubliner, Blue Goose, The Grape, Greenville Bar and Grill, and Dodie’s are participating in this celebration. The event will involve barricading Goodwin between Worcola and Matilda and 5600 Vanderbilt between Worcola and Greenville starting at 9 a.m. and will reopen at 8 p.m. Greenville Avenue between Vanderbilt and Vickery will close at 9:00 a.m. and will reopen at 8 p.m. North and southbound traffic on Greenville Avenue will be detoured east to Matilda. The following streets will be designated one-way westbound streets between Greenville and McMillan from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.: Monticello, Ridgedale, Vanderbilt, Goodwin, Vickery, and Miller. The following streets will be designated one-way eastbound streets between Greenville, and Matilda from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.: Marquita, Vanderbilt, Goodwin, Vickery, Llano, and Velasco. Setup for the event will begin at 6 a.m. and cleanup will end at midnight.
Parking: A Lower Greenville St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Traffic Plan with all the designated ‘No Parking’ areas included is attached.
To report an issue related to the St. Patrick’s Day events call 311. IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL 911. Please note these events are privately sponsored and are not endorsed by the City of Dallas.