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The Official Topeka
St. Patrick's Day Website

A Topeka Tradition
in our 35th year in
Historic Downtown Topeka!

 
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 Jameson Irish Whiskey - Proud Topeka St. Patrick's Day Sponsors!
 
   
 

 

 

 

 

Capitol City Business Improvement District

Downtown Topeka Incorporated
 
 


 

NOTICE: Staging will be in the area 1st and Kansas to 4th and Kansas. STAGING NOW BEGINS AT 10AM! No one will be allowed in the staging area prior to 10am. Parade entrants entering the staging area prior to 10am may be ticketed for obstructing traffic by the Topeka Police Department (TPD).

Come down and join us for the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade! The 2014 events will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 kicked off by the parade at high noon!

REGISTRATION (NEW INFO) is now being gathered in one central location for “open entry” downtown parades to help provide better communication with entrants, parade hosts and Shawnee County Emergency Management (SCEM). Click here to access the online form. This allows us to inform you of upcoming parades and forward updates as changes arise. The information you provide, especially your driver’s license, is not shared with outside entities except for the purpose of assisting in case of a Mass Casualty Emergency. The information is NOT processed under scrutiny by law enforcement. It allows us to have a database of contacts in case of emergency and also assists SCEM perform practice drills in case they are ever faced with a mass casualty situation, affording them additional grant funding through FEMA. We appreciate your cooperation. If you are uncomfortable providing the complete information or unsure who a driver will be, you can have your license scanned in the staging entry by SCEM prior to entering the parade route. No one driving a vehicle will be allowed in the parade route without registering either on this site or with the SCEM in staging.

THE PARADE ROUTE will begin at 4th & Kansas; proceed south to 10th & Kansas, looping west to 10th& Jackson; proceeding north to 3rd & Jackson (the final dispersment area). 

Be sure to thank our fine Topeka Police Department men and women for their ongoing assistance during our parade. We love our TPD!

Alert! We need volunteers!

For more information, contact the Parade Master, Mark Sweeney at
kc135@swbell.net .

May you have warm words on a cold evening,
a full moon on a dark night,
and the road downhill all the way to your door.

 
 


Order a Topeka St. Patrick's Day T-shirt! Available in Adults L-2XL Just $15! Order yours today!!!

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Special Events


Participate in the 2nd Annual Great Topeka Bed Race - check in time 8am!
6th Annual Great Topeka Bed Race - 6th and Jackson - Check In/Inspection at 8am - Race begins at 10:00am - fun for all. Proceeds to benefit Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.

Don't miss the Mater Dei Irish FestMater Dei Irish Fest - Starts with The 2nd Annual Mater Dei Irish Fest 5k Fun Run and Leprechaun Leap will be Saturday, March 15 at 9am. Then, join these fine folks as they celebrate the day with food, beer and music immediately following mass at 11:30am. Irish food and drink will be available before, during and after the parade in our outdoor Beer Garden (pray for a sunny day). The Irish Fest will be open until 6pm. Sounds like a great Topeka St. Patrick's Day "crawl" between the Irish Fest, The Celtic Street Fair (Sixth Avenue Ballroom) and The Celtic Fox to me!

Irish Sing-A-Long at Assumption Church at 8th and Jackson at 10:00 am - Mass at 10:30 am.

The Annual Parade at High Noon. Oh, glory be, a Saturday Parade. Wear your walkin shoes, this will be a big one!

Kelihans Irish Band

The Celtic Street Fair—- 1:00-4:00pm - Another great event with The Kelihans! Join us and bring your dancin shoes to this traditional Irish event at The Sixth Avenue Ballroom!

 

 
 
 
 
     

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