Join the Parade

March 12, 2022

Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee


“May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.”

Our sponsors make the St. Patrick’s parade possible. Four levels of sponsorship are available. We are forever grateful for the support of our community.

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 >


Businesses, school groups and teams, marching bands, dancers, clubs and more are welcome to join us in the parade. Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! So grab your green and join the fun!


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. See Participant application > There are many ways to sponsor this year’s parade. As our event grows we have seen the growthContinue reading “Let’s March”

Chris Blue, 2022 Grand Marshal

Knox St. Patrick’s Parade is proud to announce our 2022 Grand Marshal, Chris Blue. Chris Blue, a Knoxville native, is the 2017 Season 12 winner of The Voice. He began singing in church at age 3 and never looked back. Chris won the Voice-Off Knoxville competition in 2015, then toured locally as well as inContinue reading “Chris Blue, 2022 Grand Marshal”