9am-3pm, Saturday, March 17, 2018

Event organizers have announced details for the inaugural McKinney St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Shamrock Run from 9am-3pm on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The festival is being presented by Davidson Lane Real Estate Group and will feature a Shamrock Run 5k to kick start the festivities. The festival will take place at Tupps Brewery and will feature delicious food from local McKinney restaurants, green beer from Tupps Brewery, a wine garden featuring Caudalie Crest wines, a green-machine kids play-zone, photo-booth, over 50 McKinney boutiques and artisans, and an entertainment stage presented by the James Jenkins Agency featuring non-stop Irish entertainment throughout the festival.  

“Events like this provide a great opportunity for our community to come together while experiencing the talents we have in our city.” said event organizer Lauren Stephan. “McKinney has some of the very best restaurants, musicians and boutiques. It’s great to see all those people and businesses come together to create a memorable experience for the residents of McKinney.”

Admission to the family-friendly event is free and open to the public. The Shamrock run tickets cost $25 and include a chip timed race, event t-shirts and medals. The 5k will kick off at 9am and a portion of the proceeds benefit a McKinney non-profit, the Red Door Pantry. Registration for the 5k is available at https://mckinneyshamrockrun.eventbrite.com/

Event partners include Davidson Lane Real Estate Group, Tupps Brewery, James Jenkins Agency, McKinney Volkswagen, Landmark Bank, Caudalie Crest Winery, 97.5KLAK, David Weekley Homes and K1 Speed.  

Musicians performing on the event stage include String Theory, Traidisiun band, Maguire Academy of Irish Dance and Shandon- O’Regan Irish Dance Academy. More information on the event festivities can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/1974183826132765/ The entire community is invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the McKinney St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Shamrock Run. The address to Tupps Brewery is 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069.