THE IRISH FAIR OF MINNESOTA
The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Association welcomes your family
to join us in celebrating at the Irish Fair of Minnesota 2019!
The Annual Irish Fair of Minnesota takes place at the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area from Friday, August 9th to Sunday, August 11th.
The MSPDA will be participating in the Silent Auction in the Community Tent.
Hours of the Silent Auction:
- Saturday, 10am-6pm
- Sunday, 10am-4pm
For more information about the Irish Fair of Minnesota, check out their official website:
THE 51st ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
to join us celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 2019!
The 51st Annual Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held
Saturday, March 16th, 6:30 p.m.
The parade route is along Nicollet Mall and begins at 6th St, ending on 11th St.
Free to attend and watch!
If you are part of the parade, assembling is at 5:30pm between 3rd St and 6th St.
If you would like to walk or put a float in the parade,
click the "Parade Entry Form" button below.
There is a $25 entry fee for families and non-profit groups due prior to the parade; can be paid via PayPal or check.
Questions? Email us at
MS. BLARNEY CONTEST
Come see the Irish-American royalty of Minneapolis share their interests
and talk about their goals of helping the diabetic community.
The winner will be crowned as Ms. Blarney while the rest become princesses.
Current and previous Ms. Blarney winners are invited to participate in the parade!
Entry for the Ms. Blarney contest is closed. Come enjoy the show!
WEE LEPRECHAUN CONTEST
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Wee Leprechaun Contest will not be held this St. Patrick's Day.
BLARNEY BLAST AFTERPARTY
Come join us after the parade!
An afterparty will be held at the
Westminister Presbyterian Church Event Center
Located at 12th St and Nicollet Mall
Entry to the event is either a
2019 Minneapolis St. Patrick's Day Button/Bead set or $5
We are looking for all of our former event contestants, Grand Marshals,
Peace Officers, Firefighters, Businesswomen, and Veterans to join us for the
51st Anniversary St. Patrick's Day celebration.