Celtic tunes, corned beef and cabbage, green beer: How to celebrate St. Patrick’s day in Lake Travis-Westlake

Spicewood's Frontyard Brewing will host St. Patrick's Day celebrations March 17. (Courtesy Frontyard Brewing)
Spicewood's Frontyard Brewing will host St. Patrick's Day celebrations March 17. (Courtesy Frontyard Brewing)

Spicewood's Frontyard Brewing will host St. Patrick's Day celebrations March 17. (Courtesy Frontyard Brewing)

Whether you are looking for traditional Irish fare or a serving of green-tinted beer, the Lake Travis-Westlake region is hosting a variety of celebrations in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

Enjoy green treats at Frontyard Brewing and 5 Soul Wine Co.

Spicewood’s joint brewery and winery, Frontyard Brewing and 5 Soul Wine Co., will host a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at its 9-acre site March 17. Customers are encouraged to dress in green attire, and the best dressed will win a prize. Frontyard will be serving up green beer for adults and green velvet cupcakes for kids. Patrons can also enjoy a live performance from musician Shawn Hart from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

4514 Bob Wire Road, Spicewood



Visit Lakeway’s Irish pub

LT Corner Pub, Lakeway’s only Irish bar, will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day throughout the day March 17. The pub partnered with nearby Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery to craft a signature cocktail for the event deemed the Lucky Leprechaun. LT Corner Pub will also be serving its traditional Irish fare including corned beef and cabbage. Live music will also begin at 2 p.m.

1310 S. RM 620, Ste. B-12, Lakeway



Learn about Irish history

The Westbank Library curated a collection of books on Irish history in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The collection, which can be found online, features a variety of children’s picture books and adult and children’s nonfiction books. While Westbank Library is closed for renovations, community members can check out books from its sister library, the Laura Bush Community Library. Books can be collected starting at 11 a.m. through the library’s drive-thru.

9411 Bee Caves Road, West Lake Hills



St. Patrick’s Day specials at The Gnarly Gar

The Gnarly Gar will be serving up St. Patrick’s Day specials all day March 17. The menu includes corned beef and cabbage, corned beef sliders and a variety of drink specials. The restaurant and bar will also stream a live performance by the Boston-based band Dropkick Murphys at 6 p.m.

18200 Lakepoint Cove, Point Venture



Listen to Irish Music

Lake Travis Independent Living hosted harpist Kristen Gibbs to provide a virtual performance of traditional Irish Celtic music for the community. In an online performance recorded March 16, Gibbs played and sang a variety of St. Patrick’s Day tunes.

The performance can be found on Lake Travis Independent Living’s YouTube channel.

By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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