Get the green out - it's time for St. Patrick's Day parades and celebrations all throughout the Kansas City area! Here's your official parade planner for this coming week! Get out there and enjoy!
Sunday March 10
1 p.m. - Irishpalooza Parade in Martin City
Festivities begin at 11 a.m.; parade at 2 p.m. Offering "25 Years of Going Green" fun with KC's biggest little fun parade! Enjoy floats, cars, and a kiddie korral with moon walks and more!
Saturday March 16
10 a.m. - Tonganoxie St. Patrick's Day Parade
Cow Paddy Bingo, 5K run, leprechaun games, activities, and more!
11 a.m. - Snake Saturday Parade & Festival
Parade will take place rain or shine! Route will begin at 14th & Swift and travel North, ending after crossing 18th Street. Enjoy this fun parade that supports charitable giving.
1 p.m. - Emerald Isle Parade in Lee's Summit
Pub crawl, parade, activities, and more!
1 p.m. - 34th Annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick's Day Parade & Irish Festival
Held rain or shine. Immediately following the Shamrock Shuffle 3K Race. Start Time for the Race for 2013, 8:00 AM on Vine Street. Festival starts after the Race. Parade 1:00PM Downtown - Main Street; Irish Music & Dancers, Irish Food & Drinks, Irish Imports, Vendors, Children's & Family Activities.
2 p.m. - Warm-up Parade in Brookside
Bring the family to see this awesome parade and to get ready to celebrate St. Pat's Day in style. Enjoy the floats, bands and many parade entries.
Sunday March 17
11:30 a.m. - Shawnee St. Patrick's Day Parade
"Come Out And Play The Irish Way, Green Is The Color Of The Day!" is the this year's theme for this much loved local celebration. Floats, bands, and food -- who could ask for more from a St. Patty's Day parade?!
11:30 a.m. - KC's St. Patrick's Day Parade
Celebrating its 39th year, this Kansas City tradition is full of fun floats, vendors, and booths for all to enjoy!
1 - 3 p.m. - Leavenworth 30th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Free family fun parade celebrates the annual "green" holiday!
1:30 p.m. - Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is now in its 26th year of serving our community. As many of you have come to know, the St. Patrick's Day Parade of Lawrence is much more than a one day event. In addition to the fun, good old-fashioned parades, the Committee has provided more than $579,621 to local children’s charities.
5 p.m. - Wendell T. Ivers Annual "Li'l Bit of Ireland" St. Patrick's Day Parade in Belton
Green fun for everyone!
For more St. Patrick's Day fun, check out our collection of ideas on Pinterest!
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