Lexington St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
Snapped: 2016 St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade. The color green could be seen for blocks along Main Street in downtown Lexington during the 37th annual St. Patrick’s festival and parade. The events celebrated the heritage and culture of the Irish and featured musicians, dancers, pipers, storytellers and customary Irish food and drink. Photo by Rob Bolson Herald-Leader/Kentucky.com

Applications for parade participants, concessions and festival vendors are available online on this page. Concession vendor applications are due by January 25. Applications for vendors for the Irish festival are due February 8. Parade entry forms are due by March 1.

Parade Application and Insurance Form

All parade entries must complete a parade application form and insurance waiver form. An information packet with the waiver, safety rules and parade unit location will be emailed to the unit contact once the application deadline has passed. 

NEW IN 2019:  All application forms must be submitted online. 

Parade Application Form

Please complete this application to enter a unit in the 2019 Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade. Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Please ensure you complete all required fields on the application form.

The insurance waiver form must be signed by everyone in the parade. Children under the age of 18 must be signed for by an adult. It will be sent to all confirmed parade entries following the application deadline along with safety rules, parade unit location, etc. 

Festival Application Forms

To have a booth at the Lexington St. Patrick’s Irish Festival, download, complete and mail in your application.

Concession vendors:  Application/Payment Deadline is no later than Jan. 25, 2019. Please ensure you complete all required fields on the application form.

Festival vendors: Application Deadline is February 8. Please ensure you complete all required fields on the application form.