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St. Patrick's Day Parade & Block Party

  • Downtown Indianapolis Vermont Street Indianapolis, IN, 46202 United States (map)

St. Patty's Day Indianapolis 2018 Lineup:

6:00am - Vermont Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania closes for Block Party set-up

9:45am - 10:00am - Parade unit staging begins/ Street Closures

Pennsylvania from St. Clair to North closes

Fort Wayne between Delaware and North

North Street from Meridian to Delaware

10:00am - Parade Block Party opens on Vermont Street (Free to Public). Enter at Meridian & Vermont or at Penn. & Vermont

10:00am - Village Pantry Tent - FREE coffee and doughnuts on Vermont Street while supplies last.

0:00am - Eunan McIntyre performs on the Hoosier Lottery "Imagine That" Stage on Vermont.

10:00am - Food trucks, merchandise sales, beer garden open on Vermont Street.

11:00am - 11:15am - Start of complete Parade route street closures.

11:30am - Start of the 37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Presented by the Hoosier Lottery at North & Pennsylvania (90 units including, floats, balloons, marching bands/Pipe & Drums, Irish Dancers, Mascots, Schools, VIP/Dignitaries, Grand Marshal (Mary Coffey)

12:00pm -  Highland Reign performs on the Hoosier Lottery "Imagine That" Stage on Vermont Street. 

12:00pm - First Parade units finishing at Meridian and Vermont (Parade Finish Line)

1:00pm  - 1:15pm - Irish Citizen of the Year/Grand Marshal (Mary Coffey) awarded on Hoosier Lottery "Imagine That" Stage.

1:15pm  - 1:30pm - Highland Reign to perform second set (Vermont Street)

1:15pm - 1:30pm - Last Parade units finishing at Meridian and Vermont. 

2:00pm - 2:15pm - Estimated time Pennsylvania and Meridian streets cleaned and re-opened.

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Highland Reign set concludes and final calls for food, drinks, merch. 

3:00pm - Parade Block Party closes.

St. Patty's Indy
St. Patty's Day Indy 2018 Parade Route

Fundraiser and community event hosted by the Indy Sports Foundation that includes the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Block Party, Greening of the Downtown Canal and Shamrock Run and Walk "Darn Near 4-Miler" and Lucky 7 mile run. Proceeds benefit athletic organizations is central Indiana.

Earlier Event: March 15
Greening of the Canal
Later Event: March 23
Kardemimmit (Finnish music)