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St. Pat's Warm-Up Parade

Brookside St. Patrick's Warm-Up Parade

Leprechaun_in_the_2022_Brookside_paradeThe 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!

For more information on the 2023 parade click here.

Upcoming Parade Dates:
2023 - Saturday March 11th, 2pm
2024 - Saturday March 16th, 2pm
2025 - Saturday March 15th, 2pm
2026 - Saturday March 14th, 2pm
2027 - Saturday March 13th, 2pm

Other questions about the Brookside St. Patrick's Warm-Up Parade? Call the Brookside Business Association at 816-523-5553.