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Knox Shamrock Fest

Market Square, Market Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Market Square, Market Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

(865) 288-7351

  • Date(s): March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018
  • Event Times: From: 03:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Location: Downtown Knoxville

Knox Shamrock Fest™, presented by Fresenius Kidney Care, is the region’s premier St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, drawing visitors from around the United States to our scruffy city of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knox Shamrock Fest™, presented by Fresenius Kidney Care, is a weekend-long, family friendly way to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. All proceeds benefit the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit serving 1500+ individuals suffering from kidney disease each year. This event raises support and awareness of kidney disease in our community. Contributions always stay in East Tennessee & support those struggling to survive with this incurable disease.

Dates: March 16 - 17, 2018

Friday, March 16:

3:00pm - 8:00 pm Family friendly midway games, activities, balloon animals, face painting and live Irish music & Irish cultural demonstrations in Market Square.

8:00pm -10:00pm Live Irish Concert, band TBA. Market Square stage.

Saturday, March 17:

10:00am Lucky Kidney Run. Check-in at Market Square. Downtown Knoxville race begins 10am. Course Gay Street and through Historic 4th & Gill

10:00am - 8:00pm Family friendly shamrock festival: midway games, activities, balloon animals, face painting are available with purchase of “festival” tickets. Live Irish music & Irish cultural demonstrations, all in Market Square.

8:00pm - 10:00pm Headliner: Way Sneaky Eddie on the Market Square Stage

8:00pm St. Patrick’s Day Old City Pub Crawl*. Historic Old City.
(*Pub Crawl proceeds benefit Historic Old City Association)


Knox Shamrock Fest