Inverness St. Patrick's Festival

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Inverness St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival 

March 17, 2018

5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

1 Courthouse Square, Inverness

Largest St. Patrick’s celebration in the area with live music by Seven Nations, large parade and Leprechaun Crawl to local merchants and restaurants. Get in the action with the Inverness Beer Mile and the Leprechaun and Fairy contests. This is eighth year of this celebration, and continues to be free and open to the public. Questions? (352) 341-7820.


5:00 p.m. Vendors open, Leprechaun Crawl begins, Inverness Beer Mile registration opens at Pine Street Pub and Emcee Ryan Downs

6:00 p.m. Parade begins

6:30 p.m. Inverness Beer Mile begins

7:00 p.m. Seven Nations live

8:30 p.m. Fairy and Leprechaun Contests

Event Information

Please refrain from bringing coolers

Inverness St. Patrick's Parade Registration All parade entrants must have a St. Patrick's Festival theme and register by March 14, 2017 close of business. 

DRC Sports Pre-registration for the Inverness Beer Mile Registration is open now through March 14, 2017. After that date, you may register at the event at the DRC tent near the Pine Street Pub at 108 N. Pine Ave., Inverness. 

Vendor Inquiries

Performance Inquiries

Beer Mile



St Paddy Parade

2018 Parade Entries

There's still time to get in on the fun. Click the image above to register.

  • Inverness City Float
  • Inverness Fire Department
  • Inverness Middle School marching band
  • Irish Wolfhound Brigade
  • Affordable Karting Club 
  • Citrus’ Got Talent winners
  • Insight Credit Union
  • Operation Welcome Home
  • Boys & Girls Club of Citrus County
  • Filter Youth
  • Agogi Academy of Combatives
  • Batman & Robin
  • Captain America
  • Citrus County Speedway pace truck
  • The Citrus Roller Skating Club
  • Citrus Inflatables
  • Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park 
  • Inverness Storm Cheerleading
  • Citrus Gymnastics
  • Joe’s Family Restaurant
  • Jack Sparrow
  • Citrus County 4H
  • City of Inverness Fire Dept.
  • CCSO
  • Crown Bus
  • Florida Forest Service w/Smokey the Bear
  • Manely Therapy miniature horses
  • Noah’s Ark Preschool
  • Prescious Paws Rescue
  • Rotary Club of Inverness
  • Dance Dynasty
  • Diamond Dance Academy
  • Debbie Cole’s School of Dance
  • Ziggy's 
  • Shriners
  • Ancient Order of Hiberians
  • American Irish Club of Lecanto
  • Apopka Marine
  • NARLEO Color Guard
  • Cinderella’s Closet
  • Citrus Jeep Life
  • Citrus Memorial Hospital
  • Crystal River Cub Scout Pack 415
  • Fairy, Dawn Horton
  • Fairy, Anabella Freer-Marqua & Daughter
  • Fairy, Mindy Sprague & Mom
  • Gulf to Lake Pilot Club
  • Gulf to Lake Sales
  • Hanick Team @ Tropic Shores Realty
  • Inverness Business Leaders
  • Inverness Sertoma
  • Lake Side Kennels
  • Bicycle Riding Leprechaun
  • Magnolia Lane Farm
  • Mariah Dixon, Violinist
  • Nature Coast Young Marines
  • Southern Sudds
  • Spreading Love Kueira’s Way
  • Traveling A’s Model A Group
  • Walk Don’t Run Travel
  • Electric Glide Tours
Inverness St. Patrick's Festival

2018 Parade Route

Parade Registration

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