St. Patrick’s Day 2019 falls on Sunday March 17. Here is a sampling of where to go, what to do, and where to eat in Lexington, KY 40509.


What to do for St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick's Day: woman in a green shirt with a dog wearing a green hatThe 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is on Saturday, March 16 starting at 8 am. The day starts with the 13th Annual Shamrock Shuffle that benefits Lexington Habitat for Humanity followed by the parade which will all take place downtown. At 10:45 am, the “Blessing of the Keg” at the Alltech tents at Robert F. Stephens Courthouse kicks off the festival. The parade begins at 1 pm, rain or shine.

On March 9 RaceRise hosts the inaugural Lucky Leprechaun Half Marathon, 10 miler & 5K at 8:30 am in Versailles, KY. Partial proceeds benefit the Foster Care Council of LexKy and the Woodford Humane Society.

2 women on St. Patrick's dayJoin Man O’War Harley-Davidson on March 16 and ride out to the downtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The day will start with donuts and coffee at 9 am with kickstands up at 11:30 am. Let Lexington hear your engines and roar downtown with as many motorcycles as possible.


Where to eat for St. Patrick’s Day?

Enjoy a family oriented St. Patrick’s Day celebration at the Lexington Public Library: Central Location on Sunday, March 17 at 2 pm. There is Irish-themed crafts, activities, and music.

Lynagh’s will have live music and futbol on for St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, March 17 at 10 am.

st. patrick's day: green beer in a clear mugMirror Twin Brewing on National Ave is hosting their 3rd Annual St. Paddy’s Day Party on March 16 at 11:30 am. There will be drinks, music, food, and kid-friendly activities.

Slainte Public House in Georgetown, KY is hosting their 3rd Annual Kegs & Eggs Irish Breakfast on March 16, catered by Minton’s. There will be three seating’s: 9 am, 10 am, and 11 am.

March 16, join Whiskey Bear for a comparative tasting of premium Irish Whiskies and Kentucky Bourbons. Led by industry expert, Tim Knittel of Distilled Living, for a unique tasting experience. Starts at 3:30 pm.

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