With a name like Shamrock, Texas, you just have to have a celebration to commemorate St. Patrick's Day.  Shamrock, Texas goes all out each year with their celebration.  In fact you don't want to miss the festivities this weekend.

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Starting tonight in Shamrock, Texas celebrate!

6:30pm It's the Kick off Banquet featuring, astronaut and Artist Alan Bean .  Then dance the night away with live music from JW Lane and Country Road

Saturday-March 14th

8a - 5K Fun Run

8am - Chili Cook off Starts

9:30am - Arts and Crafts Fair kicks off

10am - Donegal Beard Contest.  Men have been growing their beards since January 1st and the best beard will be chosen.

10:30am The Parade - Kicks off at 800 N. Main

12n - Carnival Opens

12:30 - Motorcycle Rally and Poker Run starts

3p - The Crowning of Miss Irish Rose

9pm - The Big Dance with William Clark Green

Sunday, March 15th

12n - Carnival Opens

1pm - Lad N Lassie Beauty Pageant

Here's a great story our friends ABC 7 did on Shamrock.

Shamrock is just a 1 1/2hr drive east on I-40 from Amarillo.