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?
The 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.
Join 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.
Mirror 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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