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2024 St. Patrick's Warm Up Parade

2024_St._Pat's_Warm-Up_Parade_March_16th_at_2pmSave the date for the 2024 Brookside St. Patrick's Day Warm-Up Parade - Saturday March 16th at 2 pm. The parade is hosted by the Brookside Business Association and Community Improvement District and draws participants and spectators from around the metro. Organizations and businesses from our neighborhoods and 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, antique cars, floats, bagpipers, and dogs of all shapes and sizes. It’s a one-of-a-kind event that you don’t want to miss!

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
Start Time: 2:00 p.m.
Theme: March Magic
Parade updates: on Facebook at BrooksideKC, on Instagram at BrooksideKansasCityor online at BrooksideKC.org.

Applications are now open!

Deadline for entry forms: Midnight, Friday, February 16, 2024 (Don't delay - space is limited and fills up fast)
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 showcase your organization or business.

Entries are evaluated in the order they are submitted, and acceptance is based on entertainment value and compliance with event rules. The 2024 entry fee is $50. The nominal fee helps us ensure we can continue to provide a high-quality parade with great community entertainment. The entry fee may be paid by paypal or credit / debit card online once applications are opened, or may be paid by check mailed to Brookside Business Association, 601 E 63rd Street, Suite 350, Kansas City, MO 64110-3303. No cash is accepted.

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 showcase your organization or business. 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 2024 Application Form (see link below), accept the releases/waivers, rules, regulations and permissions (part of the online application) and pay the entry fee (see Payment link below).

St Patricks ParadeApply Online Here: 2024 Application Form

Payments: The 2024 entry fee is $50. The nominal fee helps us ensure we can continue to provide a high-quality parade with great community entertainment. The entry fee may be paid by PayPal or credit / debit card online using the payment form below, or may be paid by check mailed to Brookside Business Association, 601 E 63rd Street, Suite 350, Kansas City, MO 64110-3303. No cash is accepted.

Pay Application Fee Online Below (PayPal, and Credit and Debit Cards Accepted)



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Parade Route

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  • 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.

Click here to download the 2024 Parade Route PDF

Questions? Contact Jennifer at 816-509-7689 or by e-mail to jgamble770@gmail.com.

Congrats again to our 2023 parade winners!

Congratulations to our 2023 parade winners. With so many outstanding entries it was a tough choice as always.

  • Grand Prize Winner - Livers Bronze
  • Best Use of Theme - Up, Up & Away
  • Brookside/KC Spirit Award - Noah's Ark Animal Clinic
  • Best Music - Paseo Academy Cheer and Dance Team