Party On? Party ON! That’s right, March is dedicated to living it up at Toyota Music Factory. It’s warming up outside, but that don’t *even* compare to the heat we’re bringing you this month!
With a double-whammy of Fat Tuesday and Saint Patrick’s Day festivities, outdoor FREE live music every week on Texas Lottery Plaza and new seasonal drinks and dishes to try at our 15+ restaurants, we highly suggest breaking out your planner- it’s time to schedule in some fun times!
IT’S A PARTY ON THE PLAZA!
We hope you dusted off your party pants because 11 different solo artists, bands and DJs are headlining Texas Lottery Plaza with FREE music every week in March. Are you ready to Party On The Plaza? Park Free, have some fun with friends at our 15+ eateries and catch a free show on our outdoor plaza in the heart of Toyota Music Factory.
Playing the Golden Oldies to now, Originals and Covers, Blues and Bluegrass, to Rock and EDM, these talented musicians are a staple in the Dallas music scene and are making headways around the country.
Remember to RSVP to your favs for a chance to win stays at chic Irving hotels & tickets to your favorite shows coming to The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory!
THE PARTY’S ON FOR FAT TUESDAY & SAINT PATTY’S
LAISSEZ LE BON TEMPS ROULER AT GREEN GATOR
It means let the good times roll. Located on the outdoor plaza, Green Gator is now open and ready to party! They’re delivering live music every Friday and Saturday in March and a Mardi Gras fest straight out of Nola! Catch some beads and $5 Hurricanes on Tuesday, March 5.
RAGE LIKE A CAJUN & DRINK LIKE YOU’RE IRISH AT BAR LOUIE
Not from N’awlins but still love to rage? Tuesday, March 5 is Fat Tuesday, toss on your Mardi Gras beads and clear your schedule, cause you won’t want to leave this party at Bar Louie.
Start with a Big Easy Shot and get with these $7 Blue Bayou and Hurricane Cocktail deals; we mentioned they’ll have $10 VooDoo pasta right?
Then put those party pants back on (or all the green stuff in your closet) for their Saint Patrick’s Daze Weekend March 16 – 17. Detox on Friday to prepare yourself for $4 Green Beer, $6 Jameson and Live music on Saturday!
SHAM-ROCK N ROLL
Luck happens on Texas Lottery Plaza on St. Patrick’s Day! No pots of gold required – Join us on the luckiest day of the year, March 17, for a day of FREE live music and all the fun, food, and drink options available under a rainbow.
Featuring live performances by Cleghorn, America’s Celtic rock band! They fuse original Folk / Rock songwriting with high-energy Celtic fiddle and bagpipe tunes. Then comes Back in Black – the ultimate AC/DC tribute band – with all the raw power and energy of an actual AC/DC show.
Plenty of St. Paddy’s Day shenanigans will be had and rewards await us all! RSVP for a chance to win our monthly #LuckHappens giveaway.
DRINK FOR A CAUSE AT THIRSTY LION GASTROPUB
You’ll consider yourself lucky Feb 28 – March 17 after sampling Thirsty Lion’s new Saint Patrick’s Seasonal Specials menu. The Corned Beef Mac & Cheese and Irish Shepherd’s Pie will have you contemplating leaving all this behind to open a pub off the coast of Dublin.
Put the Saint back in Saint Patty’s by eating and drinking to Saint Baldrick’s Foundation Feb 28 – March 17. They’re featuring two Irish Cocktails and an Irish Whiskey Flight, and for each sold, $2 will be donated to St. Baldrick’s to support childhood cancer research.
- Irish Whiskey Flight: Slane / Tullamore DEW / Jameson
- Irish Cocktails: Irish Old Fashioned & Irish Mule
You can also donate straight from your check or right HERE
THE FLAVORS OF SPRING ARE HERE, EAT & DRINK UP!
GO GREEN FOR SPRING AT FRESHII
Are you sticking to a healthy, GREEN diet? You’re in luck! 🍀
Try the green eggs and kale, freshii green smoothie & green genius cold pressed juice at freshii to keep on eating clean this spring! Doesn’t take a genius to know the good things in life are green. 🌿
SPRINGTIME SUNTORY COCKTAILS AT KABUKI
There’s something about sipping on Suntory in the springtime that just feels right. For the first time, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant launches their Specialty Cocktail Menu with the most unique flavor combos you didn’t know you needed. Let me break it down for you:
- Lei’Lani- with refreshing flavors of lime, pineapple, almond and rose water
- Water Lily- Haku Vodka infused with Lemongrass and Citrus with French Aloe Chareau
- Tiki Tiki Shinjuku- Rum-based cocktail that will have you dreaming of a warm ocean breeze.
- Kabuki Old Fashioned- House of Suntory’s Toki Whiskey, Japanese black sugar and cherry dark bitters
- Boop-Oop-a-Doop- (their most popular cocktail) Vodka with Elderflower, blackberries and lemon juice
- Island Mule- Their upgraded version of the Tokyo Mule is Grey Goose vodka-based with candied pineapple. Yum!
- Walk This Way- Mezcal paired with flavors like apricot and blanc wine compliment their spicy dishes
- Tokyo Sour- A palate-cleanser with Suntory Whiskey Toki, 19th Century Gomme Syrup, lemon juice and a red wine float
- You had me at “Margarita”- Who would have thought margaritas and peaches go so well with each other?
- Seasonal Old Fashioned- Bourbon infused with California apples for a twist on the traditional
ERR’YBODY IN THE PUB GETTIN’ TIPSY AT YARD HOUSE
Don’t miss five exciting new dishes and featured drinks on the Pub Fare menu at Yard House, here just in time for St. Patrick’s Day and college basketball madness!
Available until April 8, the limited-time, Irish-inspired menu includes unique items you won’t find anywhere else, including Whiskey Black Pepper Wings and their Grilled Guinness Cheddar & Braised Beef Melt.
GIRL POWER AT ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMA
Do you love the ’90s? Girl Power meets nostalgia? This month, Alamo Drafthouse celebrates the release of CAPTAIN MARVEL, a powerful hero who crashes to earth in 1995. To celebrate, they’re launching the limited series, GIRL POWER, a celebration of the bold, badass women of ’90s cinema. Ladies leave your man at home, it’s time to link up with your babes for a female-protagonist fest!
GRIMALDI’S NEW FRESH CUT FLAVORS
You can almost taste the sunny weather in Grimaldi’s Prosciutto Arugula White Pizza and Springtime Sangria from their new Fresh Cut Flavors menu coming to you on March 11. Who can get on board with some watermelon-infused drinks and coconut cheesecake?
Check out the Seasonal Menu and don’t forget to sign up to their newsletter for free food on your birthday!
FUN’S A-BREWING AT NOSH & BOTTLE
Who loves that warm buzz you get from drinking somewhere you feel comfortable? Friday, March 1 come find your perfect beer and food pairing at Nosh & Bottle, featuring Red Gap Brewing! $35 per person includes a plated pairing of beers with “nosh” snacks designed by their chefs.
Breakfast is served all day (try the tacos) & live music echoes through your neighborhood living room Thursday-Saturday. They have a huge new sectional sofa, let’s get cozy!
UNLIMITED HAPPINESS AT GLORIA’S LATIN CUISINE
They don’t want to limit your happiness to a few hours a night. At Gloria’s, Happy Hour goes on ALL DAY every Monday-Thursday!
Not enough for you wild things? They’re always down to party harder with their special ½ price wine bottles deal Sunday-Thursday.