Kentucky “Greengrass” band Cloigheann plays at the 2016 Lexington St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. The band’s is a one-of-a-kind traditional Irish and bluegrass roots ensemble.

Our performers will be taking the Irish festival stage on Saturday, March 14, 2020, as part of the city’s 41st Annual Alltech St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival. The lineup features local musicians and dancers.

The festival is part of an all-day celebration that begins at 8 a.m. with the Shamrock Shuffle to benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity. Our Irish festival usually begins at 10:45 a.m. and the annual “Blessing of the Keg” will be held at the Alltech tents at 11 a.m. The parade begins at 1 p.m.

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Our yearly festival lineup features musicians, singers and dancers from across Kentucky and (sometimes) around the world!


International artists bring U.S. tour to Lexington for 2020 festival

Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones

An internationally known Irish music group returns to the Bluegrass to headline the city’s St. Patrick’s festivities this March 14 as part of the 41st Annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival.

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will play a free performance at 3:30 p.m. at Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza isverigeapotek.com. They’re one of nine acts participating in the annual festival leading up to and following the city’s St. Patrick’s parade. Read more >>