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 10:45 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.
- Applications for 2019 are available on our Forms page. Click here to complete your applications online.