Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade Information

Guess what? We're gonna have a parade!
Sunday, March 17, 1:30 pm

Register TODAY for the 2019 Parade:

Download and complete the application (PDF).

We hope everybody had a great time in 2018 and will join us again in 2019!
Did you miss it? View it here!
(Irish Mile FIrst. Parade begins at minute 45 in video.)

Winners of the 2018 Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade awards are as follows:

Grand prize:Traveling Trophy:

First place: The Sandbar
Runner-up: Empire Billiards and Bar.


First place: Weatherwax-Feurt Family Circus
Second place: Ryan Family
Third place: Harry Herington's 58th Birthday in 2017 Batmobile


First place: Greenhouse Culture
Second place: Douglas County Trailriders
Third place: Lawrence Elite Wrestling


First place: Berry Plastics
Second place: Heartland Meat Market
Third place: Prime Martial Arts

Best Dressed Wee Little Irish Folk:

Jesse Sottilare

Best Dressed Adult Irish Folk:

Tonya McNeely

Photos by Andrew White/ LJW / 2018

Srs. King and Queen: Kevin and Colleen O'Malley

2018 Grand Marshall: Shade Little

Congratulations to the 2017 parade entry winners:

Grand Prize Traveling Trophy - The Sandbar


1st - #70 Hoop Mamas
2nd - #34 Berry Plastics
3rd - #110 Pawsh Wash & Love Grub


1st - #10 Francisco Varela Family
2nd - #30 Feurt Family Float
3rd - #32 Ed Everitt – Uncle Noah’s Ark


1st - #62 The GreenHouse Culture
2nd - #90 Lawrence Community Nursery
3rd - #56 Douglas County TrailRiders

Best Dressed Wee Little Irish Folk - DeClan Ryan from #40 Ryan Family Float

Best Dressed Adult Irish Folk - Tanya McNeely from #110 Pawsh Wash Float

Best Irish Pet - 3 little dogs from #55 SilverLake Bank

Photo galleries:

2016 - album 1
2016 - album 2
2016 - album 3



News stories:

Thousands turn out for annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade by The Lawrence Journal World (includes video)

The 2014 Parade is under way

Parade Route