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.