St. Patrick’s Day Parade: March 16

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy St. Paddy’s Day in Lexington. The 34th annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Lexington Irish Festival runs downtown Saturday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The festival will break for the St. Patrick’s Parade at 1 p.m. The parade begins at Midland Avenue and will continue down Main Street ending at Mill Street.

The event will be held rain or shine. Irish dancers, pipers, musicians and storytellers will perform throughout the day in the CentrePointe block.

The festival will also feature free family activities, and traditional Irish food and products will be available for purchase.

Info: 288-2925 or