LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Despite some chilly temps, the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and festivities will be held this weekend in downtown Lexington.
The para is Lexington’s longest-running citywide civic event.
The events are part of an all-day celebration that begins at 8 a.m. with the annual Shamrock Shuffle to benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity.
At 10:45 a.m., the annual “Blessing of the Keg” at the Alltech tents at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza kicks off the free daylong Irish festival.
The parade begins at 1 p.m. and goes down Main Street from Midland Avenue to Mill Street.