Downtown Indianapolis is THE place for all things green celebrating St. Pat\u2019s Day. The celebration begins early! The\u00a0Greening of the Canal\u00a0(Ohio and West streets) will take place Thursday, March 12 at 5 p.m. with live music, dancing and local celebrity appearances. The\u00a040th Annual St.\u00a0Patrick's Day Parade\u00a0takes place Friday, March 13 starting at 11:30 a.m. along the Downtown parade route. See Irish-themed floats, helium balloons, school marching bands, Irish dancers and more. Gear up for the\u00a0St.\u00a0Patrick\u2019s Day Parade & Tent Party\u00a0March 13 from 9 a.m. \u2013 3 p.m. This Irish-lovers event features lottery giveaways and live music including a Beautiful Day, Highland Reign and others. The Rathskeller will host the\u00a0Indianapolis Downtown Irish Fest\u00a0March 17 with Irish food and live music. Enjoy music and entertainment all day from Brian Cunningham & The Irish Aires, Mother Grove, Irish Dancers, Gordon Pipers and The Doo! Admission is FREE. Keep the green fun going for those 21+ Blarney Bash\u00a0is spreading Irish cheer all weekend long. The main event Saturday, March 14 will feature DJs, live bands, big screen TVs, green beer, food and plenty o\u2019 spirits on Georgia Street\u2019s east block. Even better, Clayton Anderson will be headlining Saturday night.\u00a0Tickets are available online for $10 presale or $15 the day of. Start your shenanigans with the\u00a0St.\u00a0Patrick\u2019s Day Bar Crawl\u00a0March 14 from noon \u2013 6 p.m. You and friends can choose your own adventure with many great venues to find prizes and green drinks. Get to all your favorite bars with the help of\u00a0The Irish Stroll Day 1\u00a0(March 14) and\u00a0Irish Stroll Day 2\u00a0(March 17) bar crawls. Day 1 will start at 1 p.m. and Day 2 at 5 p.m. The days will both be filled with exclusive drink specials and rowdy fun. Tickets prices vary. Run first\u2026 Down on your luck? Maybe the\u00a0Lucky Clover Run\u00a0will help you get lucky. Enjoy green beer (21+), donuts and a few miles of fun. The 4 Miler will take place at Military Park March 8. Grab your running shoes and green attire for the Shamrock Run & Walk\u00a0March 14 at noon. Head to Mass Ave (Indianapolis Fire Department Local Union 416) for a 4-mile run or walk.\u00a0Stay for the\u00a0IFD Shamrockin\u2019 Mass Ave Tent Party\u00a0after the race. This fun event open to all will keep your spirits green. The Shamrock Beer Run\u00a0takes place March 14 at noon in Military Park. Grab a beer from local breweries along the way. For all Downtown St.\u00a0Patrick\u2019s Day events, click\u00a0here. About Downtown Indy, Inc. Founded in 1993, Downtown Indy, Inc., a public\/private partnership existing to improve Downtown is also known as Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. As a private, not-for-profit organization, Downtown Indy, Inc. is uniquely positioned to address issues that affect the area\u2019s growth and well-being. Downtown Indy, Inc. focuses on three areas: development, management and marketing to advance Downtown as a great place to live, learn, work and play.