CITY COUNCILMEMBER PHILIP KINGSTON
INFO FOR ST.
PATRICK'S DAY SATURDAY, MARCH 11
This flyer explains the initiatives the City is taking to limit the
impact of the St. Patrick’s Day parade and party on our Lower Greenville
neighborhoods. This is a result of a joint effort of Dallas Police,
neighborhood residents, special events office, code, sanitation, parking
enforcement, event sponsors, me, and others. Note that these events are
privately sponsored and are not endorsed by the City of Dallas.
5k Run: 8:00am-11am, 5200 Greenville→ Caruth Haven→ Southwestern→
Skillman→ University→ Greenville
Parade: 11am-3:00pm, from Wellons
to SMU Blvd.
Brew Fest at 5809 Greenville, Mavs
Event at 5111 Greenville, Family
Zone at 5646 Milton, Concert
at 4925 Greenville from 12:00-8:00 pm.
for traffic and crowd control, and other events. (Primarily paid by sponsors.)
Traffic: Southbound Greenville Ave.
closes at 9am; other streets close at 10am.
Streets will reopen when police decide it’s safe. Officers will direct traffic at Greenville
and Mockingbird, and on both sides of Central service road from Mockingbird
Trash: The parade route must be
cleaned up by 4:00 pm. If not, Code
will issue tickets. There will be
Time: 9am-8pm on Greenville Ave. between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Streets close 7am-8pm. Street sales of alcohol end at 6:30pm or
earlier if DPD deems necessary.
Police: 8am-8pm: Officers at
event site and officers conducting neighborhood patrols.
along Greenville north of Belmont and officers patrolling the neighborhood
(all paid by sponsor). Add'l on-duty
patrol throughout day and evening.
Shuttles: Shuttle from Mockingbird Station to Matilda/Greenville. No alcohol or coolers allowed on
shuttles. Two DART officers will be at
Station to monitor.
Alcohol: No alcohol may be brought into event. Police DWI squad will patrol and arrest for
DWI. Large "Don’t Drink and
Drive" signs will be posted. Taxi stands will be on Greenville.
Other: Party is 21+ only—IDs will be strictly enforced. City Fire Inspectors will monitor max.
crowd size in event and buildings.
"Respect Our Neighborhood" signs will be posted. Portalets and trashcans will be available. Code & Parking Enforcement will patrol
to cite violators. Clean Zone Task Force will be monitoring violations
AFTER THE PARTY
After the St. Patrick’s
Day party, party-goers usually go to the bars on Lower Greenville.
Police: There will
be on-duty officers along Greenville and Henderson from 8pm to 3am.
Parking: Temporary "No Parking" signs will be
installed in neighborhoods. On streets
Parking Only (RPO), those with the appropriate RPO placards will be allowed
to park any time. Towing of vehicles
will be according to the following priority:
blocked intersections, blocked driveways, no parking zones. **Please
note that ANY vehicle parked in a No Parking, No Standing zone or one that is
creating a safety issue will be subject to towing at owner’s expense.
Call 911 for police, parking, code, etc. problems. From 9am-2am, police dispatchers will be
instructed to forward all calls related to St. Patrick's Day in Lower
Greenville to the police command post at Lee Elementary, located at 2911