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Video+Story+Schedule: Freedom Crossing Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day this Weekend

A celebration of green, gold and good luck will take place March 17 and 18 on the grounds of Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss this weekend.

The festival and activities are free and will not require a pass to enter Fort Bliss; however, to enter Fort Bliss during the event, drivers must show a valid U.S. driver’s license at designated gates.

Live music from Empyre Pipes and Drums and San Patricios will have guests shaking their shamrocks with a variety of sounds from The Feel, Aces & Eights, Wildflower, Dusty Low, Sorry About your Sister and more.

Guests can also enjoy authentic Irish food from a variety of food trucks. The schedule of daily activities and band performances is available online.

Freedom Crossing is located 1611 Haan Road at Fort Bliss.

Saturday, March 17

2-9pm – Free Kids Activities: Face painting, Balloon Twisters, Arts & Crafts

2 – 3:30pm – The MIXX

3:45-5:30 – The Feel

5:30-6pm – Empyre Pipes and Drums

6-7:30pm – Wildflower

7:30-9pm – DJ RamZ

9pm -10:30 – Aces & Eights

Saturday, March 18

2-6pm – Free Kids Activities: Face painting, Balloon Twisters, Arts &

2 – 2:30pm – DJ RamZ

2:30-4pm – Dusty Low

4 – 4:30pm – Empyre Pipes and Drums

4:30 – 6pm – Sorry About your Sister

6pm – 7:15pm – San Patricios

Freedom Crossing to Honor Irish Traditions in Three-Day St. Paddy’s Fest

A celebration of green, gold and good luck will take place March 16 through 18 on the grounds of Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss.

The year 2017 rings in the 6th anniversary for Shamrocks Irish Pub on March 16, located in the heart of the Promenade area of the shopping center.

Live music from Empyre Pipes and Drums and San Patricios will have guests shaking their shamrocks with closing sets by Jones and Miles and the Double Clutchers from New Mexico

On March 17 & 18, locals will enjoy the likes of Celtic musicians including the Adobe Brothers and The Singing Pilgrims. The Pilgrims will also host a children’s music workshop on Saturday. Smashburger and Buffalo Wild Wings will be hosting free children’s craft and activity stations while roaming leprechauns hand out gifts of gold-wrapped chocolate.

In addition to Irish tunes, Freedom Crossing will be hosting Gleewood a touring Americana band on the rise. AZ Dueling Pianos will be treating the St. Paddy’s Day crowd to a grand piano singalong guaranteed to be a crowd favorite.  And, by popular demand, the St. Paddy’s Fest will host the return Dusty Low, Wildflower, Reflections of Motown and DJ Darrin.

Guests can also enjoy authentic Irish food from Shamrock’s Irish Pub owned by Dublin native John Corran. The schedule of daily activities and band performances is available HERE.

 The festival and activities are free, open to the public and will not require a pass to enter Fort Bliss. To enter Fort Bliss during the event, drivers must show a valid U.S. driver’s license or other U.S. Government issued ID at the Buffalo Soldier, Chaffee or Sheridan gates. Freedom Crossing is located 1611 Haan Road,

For directions and more information, click HERE.

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