Save the Date!

Join us Friday, March 17, 2023 for our St. Patrick’s Parade through the streets of downtown Knoxville. We can’t wait to celebrate!


Our Gift to CCETN

We definitely shed quite a few tears on March 12th when we had to cancel the parade, (yet again), after planning and preparing for a year. Today, however, we are ALL SMILES! Thanks to our generous sponsors, participants, wonderful volunteers, and behind the scenes supporters, we were able to give CCETN $20,000! THAT is whatContinue reading “Our Gift to CCETN”

Radio Sponsors

Our sincere thanks goes out to Summit Media, Knoxville local radio stations, Star 102.1, 100.3 The Wolf, Hot 104.5 and Awesome 93.1 FM. Tune in and give them a listen!

Let’s March

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Bring your group, business, team, or band and be part of the fun! Join us as we parade through downtown Knoxville on Saturday, March 12, 2022. There are many ways to sponsor this year’s parade. As our event grows we have seen the growth of more events, moreContinue reading “Let’s March”

Our History

Over the years, the celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day have spread nationwide, allowing all Americans to be Irish for a day. Recognizing the need for this type of celebration and wanting to acknowledge the role Irish immigrants and their families played in Knoxville’s history, Chandle Turbyville, Josh Turbyville, and Christy Watkins have brought the St. Patrick’s parade back to Knoxville. More >

Giving Back

Proceeds from the parade go to CCETN. For more than forty years, CCETN has put into action its mission to assist the most vulnerable in our area, regardless of religious affiliation, age, race, or income. With eleven programs throughout the East Tennessee region, the social services agency delivers a variety of services to thousands of people each year. More >


Nearly 50 groups – businesses, school groups and teams, marching bands, dancers, clubs and more have joined the 2022 parade.

All are welcome to watch the stroll from Hall of Fame Drive to Jackson Avenue.

See parade route >


“May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home, May good and faithful friends be yours wherever you may roam.”


“May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.”

Thank you to our sponsors, who make Knoxville’s St. Patrick’s parade possible.

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