The longest running civic event in Lexington returns to downtown on Saturday, March 16 when the 40th Annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival welcomes thousands of Central Kentuckians to its celebration.

The parade and festival are part of a day-long celebration in downtown Lexington, which kicks off at 8 a.m. with the Shamrock Shuffle and continues with music, dancers, food, shopping and the 40th annual parade.

Applications for parade participants and vendors will be available in mid-January 2019 via this website. New this year, ALL applications will be online only.

40th Annual Parade set for 2019