The parade and festival are part of an all-day celebration that begins at 8 a.m. with the annual Shamrock Shuffle to benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity. At 11 a.m., the annual “Blessing of the Keg” at the Alltech tents in Cheapside Park kicks off the free Irish festival. The parade begins at 1 p.m.
Our yearly festival lineup features musicians, singers and dancers from across Kentucky.
To have a booth at the festival, download, complete and mail in your application
- Download the 2017 vendor application (PDF file)
- Download the 2017 concession vendor application (PDF file)
You will need to have Adobe Reader installed, to open the PDF forms.