2018 Brookside 38th Annual St. Patrick's Warm-Up Parade
The annual Brookside St. Patrick’s Warm-Up Parade is a fun, family-oriented event occurring the Saturday before St. Patrick's Day. The parade draws participants and spectators from around the metro and kicks off a spirit-filled week in Kansas City celebrating St. Patrick's Day. The Brookside Business Association and Community Improvement District sponsor the celebration each year with support from the Kansas City Neighborhood Tourism Development Fund. Over 100 organizations and businesses from across the metro enter the parade each year. Whether marching, dancing, walking or riding vehicles ranging from red wagons and bikes to floats and classic cars, the entrants, music and other festivities are sure to entertain groups and families of all ages. Entries include bands, drill teams, Irish dancers, bagpipers, the mounted patrol, and dogs of all shapes and sizes including Basset Hounds, Great Danes and of course, Irish Setters. It’s a one-of-a-kind event that you don’t want to miss!
Applications are now open!
Deadline for entry forms: February 16, 2018, 5:00 pm (Don't delay - space is limited and fills up fast)
Submittal: The Brookside St. Patrick’s Warm-up Parade is a family event focused on fun and the St. Patrick’s holiday. Each year, 100 entries are selected to participate. The parade is a great way to have fun, and show case your organization. Entries are evaluated in the order they are submitted, and acceptance is based on entertainment value and compliance with event rules. To apply, complete the 2018 Entry Form (see link below), accepting the release / waiver, rules, regulations and permissions (part of the Entry Form) and paying the $50 entry fee (see Payment link below).
Payments: To help cover increased costs for the parade, the 2018 entry fee is $50. The nominal fee helps us ensure we can continue to provide a safe, high-quality parade with great community entertainment. The $50 entry fee may be paid by credit card online using the link below, or by check mailed to Brookside Business Association, 6814 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131 (no mailed cash).
Pay Online Here:
Start at 65th and Wornall
North on Wornall to 63rd St.
East on 63rd St to Main
South on Main St. to Meyer Blvd.
West on Meyer Blvd. to Brookside Rd.
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