Lexington St. Patricks Day Parade and Festival
The Lexington St. Patrick’s Day Festival kicks off with the “Blessing of the Keg” at Cheapside Park.

The parade and festival are part of an all-day celebration that begins at 8 a gutepotenz.de/.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 and (sometimes) around the world.

To have a booth at the Lexington St. Patrick’s Irish Festival, visit our Forms page to to complete your applications online.