Join us for The Athletic Club Foundation’s 42nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade presented by the Hoosier Lottery on Friday, March 15th. Festivities start at 9:30am with the Indianapolis Public Safety Foundation (IPSF) Parade Tent and Block Party downtown. The family-friendly parade is made up of Irish-themed floats and helium balloons, marching bands, music, Irish dancers, catholic schools, Irish organizations, local companies and non-profits with St. Patrick’s Day themes. 

Official Indianapolis St. Patrick's Day Parade Overview

Friday, March 15, 2024

11:30 am -1:00 pm (Parade)

9:30 am - 3:00 pm (Tent Party)

North Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania
Indianapolis, IN (Downtown)

42nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Highlights

  • An Indianapolis tradition for family and friends
  • Irish floats, balloons, marching bands, Irish dancers, catholic schools, and more
  • Route and Parade Lineup (see below)
  • Free and Open to the Public / Rain or Shine
  • NEW Wee Irish Mile

Indianapolis Public Safety Foundation (IPSF) Tent and Block Party Highlights

  • Irish Music, Food Trucks, Beer, and More (see schedule below)
  • Featuring Irish Music and Bands (see schedule below)
  • Heated Tent
  • Free and Open to the Public / Rain or Shine

All proceeds are granted out to youth athletic programs in need

Parade Inquiries:; 317-498-5299.

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Event Details

Friday, March 15, 2024

Welcome to the Indy Public Safety Foundation (IPSF) Tent Party. This is FREE all ages event open to the public taking place the day of the Parade, Friday, March 15th from 9:00am to 3:00pm on North Street just steps from the Parade starting line at North and Pennsylvania.

Join us before, during or after the Parade for live entertainment on the Hoosier Lottery Imagine That stage featuring performances by Highland Reign and A Beautiful Day (See info below). The tent will be heated if necessary and will have a beer garden inside and outside sponsored by Zink Distributing (Bud, Bud Light & Green Beer) and Guinness will be sponsored by Skellig Capital. We will also have Centerpoint craft beer available. Cash and Credit accepted.

Food will be located on North Street close to the tent. 

BB&B Bread Truck (Bangers & Mash, K-dogs (meat and veg options), non-alcholic "boozy" doughnuts and beignets


The Overgrown Pasture (Monte Cristo, Brisket Sandwich, Pulled Pork Cubano,, Double Cheesburger)

J&K Sweet Shop (German Roasted Nuts, Coffee, Bobe Smoothies)

Wild Boar BBQ 

Ben's Soft Pretzels (Jumbo Soft Pretzels)

Pacos Taqueria (Authentic street Mexican food, tacos, burritos, quesadillas)


  • 9:30am - Tent Opens to Public
  • 10:00am - Highland Reign “Hoosier Lottery Stage”
  • 11:30am - Official Start of the 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Presented by the Hoosier Lottery
  • 12:15pm - A Beautiful Day “Hoosier Lottery Stage”
  • 1:15am - Irish Citizen of the Year honored on stage
  • 2:30pm - 3:00pm - Tent Party closes
Music / Band Information

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Highland Reign

A Scots American folk rock band from Indianapolis, takes the tunes of old country and breathes a rocking new life to them. With wailing bagpipes and guitar tunes, the lilt of the Scots-Irish fiddle, rocking percussion and upbeat vocals. 

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A Beautiful Day

Beautiful Day is a band that grew up loving U2 music. They play songs from the whole U2 catalog from 1980's Boy to 2017's Songs of Experience. These Irish lads have played all over the country and in about every venue in Indiana the past 25 years. Amazing vocals and high energy. They look forward to St. Pat's every year.

Parade Route 2024

Coming soon!

Meet this year's Irish Citizen of the Year and view a list of past winners.

Meet The Irish Citizen of the Year

Coming Soon!

Visit our Parade Registration Page to register to participate in the parade (floats, bands, schools, etc.)

Register For Parade

*You DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER TO WATCH THE PARADE - watching the parade is FREE and OPEN to the public.  Registration is only for those who'd like to participate in the parade. 

Visit our Unit Participant Safety Instructions and Waiver Page to sign a safety waiver and review our safety information prior to the parade.

Parade Safety Instructions and Waiver

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