San Antonio's annual St. Patrick's Day party in downtown and a dog-friendly kite festival in McAllister Park are among events scheduled to take place in March around San Antonio.

Make-A-Wish fundraiser

Make-A-Wish Central and South Texas will host “Wine, Women and Shoes,” a fundraiser with wines from William Chris Vineyards, a multishow designer marketplace, a fashion show, a pop-up shop, live and silent auctions, and more.School Discovery Day

San Antonio Charter Moms will host School Discovery Day, where young families interested in sending their children to charter schools can meet representatives from more than 30 area charter schools. Attendees may also check out Yanaguana Garden and opportunities to enjoy games and other activities.
  • March 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Free (registration required)
  • Hemisfair, 434 S. Alamo St., San Antonio
Ride to the land bridge

The Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy will provide free golf cart rides for mobility-challenged individuals wanting to visit the park’s land bridge, weather permitting. Registration is required. Attendees are urged to bring water and dress accordingly for the weather. Pickup and drop-off will be at the same site.Fest of Tails

San Antonio Parks Foundation will hold its annual Fest of Tails, a pet-friendly kite festival at McAllister Park. Attendees may bring their own kites, or make one or get one on site to fly. There will also be food trucks, a pet costume contest and pet supply vendors.St. Patrick’s Day celebration

San Antonio’s official St. Patrick’s Day celebration includes a festival featuring Irish and other ethnic foods, live music and dancing, a photo booth, an art show, caricatures, and other family-friendly activities. Additionally, two Irish-themed parades will take place in two segments of the San Antonio River.‘The Ballad of Maria Marten’

Johnson High School theater arts students will perform their University Interscholastic League competition play, “The Ballad of Maria Marten.” The play is based on Beth Flintoff’s historical drama inspired by a real-life murder that made headlines in England in the 1820s.