Cowtown Goes Green, Fort Worth Stockyards

Photo by Lola Lavender-Hardisty


March 19, 2022
10:00 AM until 08:00 PM


Fort Worth Stockyards View map
130 E. Exchange Ave.,
Fort Worth, TX,

Additional Information


Cowtown Goes Green is the city’s largest and most family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration, taking place Saturday, March 19 at the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. This annual event serves as a community-wide celebration of Irish culture with a western twist. In addition, the event continues the tradition of hosting an authentic western parade along historic Exchange Avenue at the conclusion of the program. Make sure to come dressed up in green and look below for the full entertainment schedule.

Exchange Main Stage
Shamrock Beer Garden: 10am–8pm
Pony rides: 10am–6pm
Cowtown Opry: 10–11am
Buttermilk Junction: 11:30am–1:30pm
McTeggart Irish Dancers: 2pm and 3pm
September Moon: 4:30–7:30pm

Stockyards Station
Face painting and glitter tattoos: 11:30am–3:30pm
Old West comedy gun fight shows: 11:45am and 4:30pm
Calamity Janes: 1–4pm

Cowtown Coliseum Entertainment Plaza
Armadillo races: 11am–3pm
Cow milking: 11am–3pm
Roll-o-ropers: 11am–3pm
Face painting and glitter tattoos: 11:30am–3:30pm
Cowtown Kids Rodeo: 1:30pm, tickets are $20
The Ranch 95.9FM live radio remote: 11am–5pm
Stockyards Championship Rodeo: 7:30pm, tickets here

Water Tower Stage
Cowboy poetry: 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Fort Worth Herd
Twice-daily cattle drive down East Exchange Avenue at 11:30am and 4pm
Behind the scenes with the Fort Worth Herd, 1:30–2pm, held at the observation deck

Irish-Western Parade
At 4pm following the cattle drive along East Exchange Avenue

Billy Bob's Texas
Diamond Rio live in concert at 10pm, tickets here

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