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 Lexington St. Patrick’s Irish Festival, download, complete and mail in your application.
- Download the 2018 festival vendor application (Word file) – Application deadline Feb. 9
- Download the 2018 concession vendor application (PDF file) – Application deadline Jan. 26
You will need to have Adobe Reader installed, to open the PDF forms.