The Annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Irish Festival is scheduled for Saturday, March 11, 2023.
The celebration begins at 10:45 a.m. with the “Blessing of the Keg” at the Alltech tents at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse, which kicks off a free festival with entertainment from Irish dancers and musicians, as well as food and craft vendors from throughout the region. The parade begins at 1 p.m. on Main Street.
The Shamrock Shuffle
Kick off the running season at the 17th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 3K, presented by Stantec! Take part in this St. Patrick’s Day tradition by joining the in-person race at Fasig-Tipton on March 18, 2023 or by completing a virtual race from anywhere, March 11 – March 31, 2023. Like always, we shuffle for shelter! Net proceeds benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity.
The St. Patrick’s parade is the longest-running citywide civic event in Lexington. We look forward to continuing the tradition and welcoming people to downtown Lexington this year. The parade kicks off at 1 pm.
The Lexington Division of Parks and Recreation produces the annual parade and festival with community support from local businesses and cultural organizations.