Walk This Way

Knox St. Patrick’s Parade travels through the streets of downtown Knoxville. The parade units will be staged on Howard Baker Jr. Blvd., travel up Church St. and turn right on Gay Street, continue over Summit Hill and make the sharp turn onto Jackson Ave. (Give your unit enough room to make the turn.) The parade…

Whiskey Compass

Party after the parade! We are thrilled to have Whiskey Compass play at the Cel-O’bragh-tion in Krutch Park Extension on Gay Street right after the parade!! Come have a pint and dance the day away. Follow Whiskey Compass on Facebook

Parade Updates!

The Knox St. Patrick’s Parade is honored to announce that fishing legend, Roland Martin, will be our 2019 Grand Marshal! We are so excited the Bassmaster Classic will be in town that weekend and are thrilled to be working with them, Bass Pro Shops and Visit Knoxville. Knoxville is going to be THE place to…

The Green Puddle Fund

“In June of 1979, my husband, John, and I were sitting at a bar talking about a St. Patrick’s Day Parade,” said Pat McLaughlin. “It always bothered him that St. Patrick’s Day was not recognized more. He always talked about organizing a parade, I just told him he was crazy.” “We all put a quarter…

Get Involved

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! There are several ways to get involved with the parade and festivities: Participate in the parade by float or walking. Watch the parade from the streets of downtown Knoxville. Become a sponsor or a vendor. Donate. Join the Cel-O’bragh-tion! If you have questions about the event, contact us…