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Lucky Joe’s St Patrick’s Day Parade & Old Town Irish Party!


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year at the annual community Parade and Irish Party in historic Downtown Fort Collins. The Lucky Joe’s St Patrick’s Day Parade, on Saturday, March 11th features creative floats, performers, and family fun for all! Join us afterwards for the Old Town Irish Party in Old Town Square with live music and a “green beer garden.” Both events are free and open to the public.


When: March 11th, 2017

Event Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Downtown Fort Collins & Old Town Square

Old Town Irish Party Entertainment: Stay tuned for the 2017 lineup!


More Parade Details:

The parade is a FREE event that is open to all ages, beginning at 10:00am and beloved by the entire community. This event has been held in the historic district of downtown Fort Collins for two decades. Volunteers from the community help with making sure the parade comes together, including being marshals for the parade route, judges, grand marshals, and more. The crowd of thousands will line the streets of the parade route, cheer on their friends and favorite entries, and enjoy the atmosphere. The entries are required to represent the St. Patrick’s Day theme and will be judged by a community panel to determine who wins 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards.


Old Town Irish Party, Hosted by Wilbur's Total Beverage

After the parade, the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association will offer live music and a “green beer garden” in Old Town Square at the Old Town Irish Party. There will be free admission to this portion as well and is open to all starting at 10:00am. Check back soon for 2017 entertainment!


Interested in volunteering for this event? Follow this link to view current volunteer opportunities!

New to volunteering wtih the DBA? Follow this link to create an account!

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