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ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE!

THE GRAND MARSHAL

Cheech Marin

"Dave's not here." It's CHEECH!! Hot Springs are you ready for the legendary actor and comedian, Cheech Marin to be the Grand Marshal of the World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade? Make plans now to be in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas on March 17, 2022. Bridge Street will never be the same!

THE PARADE STARTER

Danny "Machete" Trejo

He's bad to the bone! "Machete” — actually actor Danny Trejo — will be the official starter for the 19th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs on Thursday, March 17.

LIVE PERFORMANCES

Foghat

Short parade, Slow Ride! The 19th annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade welcomes rock and roll legends, Foghat on Thursday, March 17th. With Hits like Feel Like Making Love, Fool For the City and Slow Ride the day before the parade free concert on Bridge Street is sure to be a St Paddy's classic!

MORE LIVE PERFORMANCES

World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade | Hot Springs National Park, AR

Foghat

Short parade, Slow Ride! The 17th annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade welcomes rock and roll legends, Foghat on Friday, October 16th. With Hits like Feel Like Making Love, Fool For the City and Slow Ride the day before the parade free concert on Bridge Street is sure to be a St Paddy's classic!

Now accepting ideas for parade entries!

The World's Shortest St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is now accepting applications for the parade. Only 40 entries will be allowed to march in the parade, so dream up and design your entry and remember, the most wild, most colorful and imaginative floats always make it to the top of the parade entry pile. Spots always fill up fast so get your ideas in today!

Download the Official Parade Entry Form

Feast your eyes on this short video of the First Ever 15th Annual Worlds Shortest St Patrick’s Day Parade shot and edited by Arkansas filmmaker, Justin Farley. We think the images capture all the fun that is Hot Springs every March 17th.