St. Patrick's Festival

St Paddy Poster 2019

Saturday, March 16, 2019
5:00 p.m. –  9:00 p.m.
1 Courthouse Square, Inverness

The headline performance is Seven Nations: a Celtic rock band who have performed worldwide including the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Seven Nations will take the stage at 6:30 p.m., but the City encourages festival-goers to arrive early for the downtown parade at 6 p.m. 

This festival will also include a self-paced Leprechaun Crawl through local businesses, merchandise vendors, food trucks and raucous Leprechaun and Fairy Costume Contest at 7:30 p.m.

Leprechaun and Fairy Contest

Best costumes win!
7:30 p.m. at the main stage
No fee to enter & just show up to the main stage at 7:20 p.m.

The emcee will have the crowd scream for their favorites in each category, so get ready to make some noise:

  • Youth Leprechaun
  • Adult Leprechaun
  • Fairy Youth
  • Fairy Adult

Fairy Contest

Leprechaun Contest

Parade Sign-up

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St. Patrick's Parade Entry Online Application

Parade Questions? (352) 726-2611 x 1312

Seven Nations


Inverness St. Patricks' Parade Map with detour information. The purple line recommends traveling on Seminole Ave. and Zephyr to avoid street closures. The parade staging area is located at the Citrus County Property Appraisers Office 210 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness

Detour Map