The 2024 Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival is thrilled to announce its exciting performance lineup, ready to make your toes tap and spirits soar on Saturday, March 16, starting at 11:15 a.m. The festival is hosted by LM Communications, Lexington’s only locally owned radio group. 

Get ready to experience the vibrant tapestry of Irish culture with a diverse and talented roster, including:

  • Bluegrass Ceili Academy: Immerse yourself in the lively world of Irish ceili dancing with Lexington’s community Irish dance academy, showcasing the power and grace of traditional footwork.
  • Liam’s Fancy: Let the captivating melodies of Liam’s Fancy transport you to the Emerald Isle. This talented group blends traditional Irish tunes with contemporary flair, creating a unique and unforgettable sound.
  • William Sutherland Reid Pipes & Drums: Feel the ground tremble and your heart beat with the stirring sounds of the bagpipes and drums. William Sutherland Reid Pipes & Drums will deliver a powerful performance that will leave you breathless.
  • McTeggart Irish Dancers: Witness the tradition and skills of the McTeggart Irish Dancers as they showcase the beauty and athleticism of Irish dance. Their energetic performances are a St. Patrick’s season tradition.
  • Kentucky United Pipes & Drums: Experience the rich history and heritage of piping with the Kentucky United Pipes & Drums.
  • Celtic Blue: Get ready to sing along and dance the day away with Celtic Blue. This band brings the energy of Irish pub music to the stage, with a repertoire of classic and contemporary tunes.
  • Draper Family Band: Immerse yourself in the heartwarming sounds of the Draper Family Band. Their blend of traditional Irish music and bluegrass influences will create a unique and memorable experience.

The lineup promises something for everyone, making the 2024 Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival an unforgettable celebration of Irish culture, music and dance. Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 16, and join us for a day filled with shamrock-shaking fun. The festival kicks off with the Blessing of the Keg at 10:45 a.m. and performances run from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a break for the parade at 1 p.m.

The Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival is the longest-running citywide civic event in Lexington, Kentucky. It celebrates Irish heritage and culture through a vibrant parade, a lively festival with music, dance, food, vendors and more.

Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival unveils 2024 entertainment lineup