St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Tent Party

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day during the Athletic Club Foundation’s 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade presented by the Hoosier Lottery on Friday, March 16th. Festivities start at 9:30 am with the Parade Tent and Block Party downtown. The event begins at 9:30 am, featuring a downtown parade tent and block party. Parade attendees can expect a family-friendly atmosphere with Irish-themed floats, helium balloons, marching bands, music, Irish dancers, catholic schools, and local companies and non-profits showcasing St. Patrick’s Day themes.

The parade features a variety of unique and creative units, designed to entertain and impress. Those interested in participating should note that acceptance is at the discretion of the Parade Committee, which may reject applications for any reason. The number of parade units is limited to ensure a focused display.

42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Highlights:

  • Celebrate an Indianapolis tradition with family and friends
  • Enjoy Irish floats, balloons, marching bands, Irish dancers, and catholic schools
  • Free and open to the public, rain or shine

Tent and Block Party Highlights:

  • Experience Irish music, food trucks, and beverages (see schedule below)
  • Featuring performances by U2 and The Pogues (see schedule below)
  • Stay warm and dry in the heated tent
  • Free and open to the public, rain or shine


March 15(friday) 9:30am - 11:00pm(GMT-04:00)




Downtown Indianapolis Starting at North and Pennsylvania St.

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