Family Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 16, 2019

Join in the fun on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 2:00 PM to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boone with the second annual downtown parade!

Find a spot on King Street and enjoy the fun as we turn Boone Irish for the day.

The parade will travel from the Watauga Human Services Complex (132 Poplar Grove Connector) to Legends at Appalachian State University.

Parade Entry Applications and General Info

To participate in the parade, please read and submit the parade application located on the website.

Please note:

  • ALL parade paperwork must be submitted by the March 12 deadline in order to participate in the parade.
  • Only 50 entries will be accepted in this year’s parade. Please submit your paperwork as early as possible to confirm your spot.
  • There is no entry fee

Parade Entry Judging

New to the parade this year is a optional judging portion. For the 2019 parade, parade entries will have the option to participate in a float/entry judging competition, which will have prizes available for winners. In order to be considered for these prizes, parade entries must submit all required paperwork before March 12 and indicate on the entry form that they wish to be judged.

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