The 34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Presented by Hoosier Lottery is Monday, March 17th, 2014 in downtown Indianapolis starting at 11:30am. The Parade is made up of high school bands, floats, catholic schools, Irish dancers, bag pipe & drum bands, Irish organizations and dignitaries. The Parade is FREE to the public. The Parade also hosts a festival from (10:00am – 3:00pm) on Vermont Street with live entertainment, food, interactive displays and beer garden located in the middle of the Parade route. The Festival on Vermont is also FREE and open to the public. Come out rain or shine and enjoy one of Indy’s most popular events.