“Cowtown Goes Green” For St. Paddy’s Celebration

Madeline Schmitt | CBSDFW.com |

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Fort Worth Stockyards went green on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

The Stockyards Station and the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District hosted “Cowtown Goes Green,” the city’s largest Irish celebration.

The four-hour event along East Exchange Avenue featured plenty of family-friendly activities, including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and contests hosted by Radio Disney.

Other events at the celebration included live music, gunfights and a greened-out parade following the daily 4 p.m. cattle drive.

Cowtown Goes Green was sponsored by the Trinity River Vision Authority, the Tarrant County Credit Union, Bennigans, Green Mountain Energy, the Boulders Apartments and Shannon Brewery.

email: mschmitt@cbs.com

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