FREEDOM CROSSING HOSTING ST. PATRICK’S DAY STREET FESTIVAL MARCH 16-17
Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2013. The Festival is open to the public and will be held on the promenade area outside of Shamrocks Irish Pub at Freedom Crossing. The event will take place over the entire weekend of St. Patrick’s Day with activities beginning at 12:00 p.m. each day and concluding at 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17.
Each day of the weekend-long event will feature live music from local El Paso bands and musicians, DJs, authentic Irish bagpipes, traditional Irish food as well as grilled food, beer and soft drinks. Family activities will be offered from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day and will include face painting, leprechaun characters, and Irish hat and bead necklace giveaways. A complete schedule of daily activities and band performances is available at www.freedomcrossingatfortbliss.com.
St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, also marks the 2-year anniversary of El Paso’s only authentic Irish pub, Shamrocks. The pub will host a countdown to midnight on Saturday, March 16th to celebrate their anniversary and the arrival of St. Patrick’s Day.
This event is open to the public. To enter Fort Bliss and Freedom Crossing, show a U.S. driver’s license or other U.S. Government issued ID at the Robert E. Lee or Cassidy Gates. Freedom Crossing is located 1611 Haan Road, Fort Bliss, TX. For directions and more information, visit www.freedomcrossingatfortbliss.com.