WELCOME TO THE WORLD'S SHORTEST

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE!

2019 GRAND MARSHAL

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

Who will be the Grand Marshal of the Worlds Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2019? Past Grand Marshal’s include Joey Fatone, Kevin Bacon, Jim Belushi and Bo Derek to name a few.

2019 PARADE STARTER

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

Who will be the official Parade Starter of the Worlds Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2019? Past Starters have been Ric Flair, and Napoleon Dyanamite.

2019 LIVE PERFORMANCES

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

Stay tuned for announcements. Concert on Bridge Street the night before the parade. Always fun. Always free!

2019 LIVE PERFORMANCES

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

Live music on the Bridge Street stage directly following the parade. Past concerts include Morris Day & The Time, Uncle Kracker and Kevin Bacon’s band!

Now accepting ideas for parade entries!

The First Ever 16th Annual 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!

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News

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

Dates announced for St Paddy’s 2019!

Make your plans today. Book a room. Rent a car. Design a float. Let’s get green!

Katie Sunshine to Hoop on Bridge

Katie Sunshine will entertain the St Pat’s Parade goers during the pre-parade festivities!

The Budweiser Clydesdales

Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade® Lands the Budweiser Clydesdales

After years of trying to get them, the First Ever 15th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade® has landed the famous Budweiser Clydesdales for this year’s March 17 event.

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Whoah!! The First Ever 15th Annual Worlds Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade was, without a doubt, the biggest little parade in its’ 15 year history.

We saw the grand opening of O’Kelley’s Pop Up Pub, Grand Funk Railroad, Morris Day & The Time, Joey Fatone, Napoleon Dynamite, a dozen Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, Katie Sunshine, the Budweiser Clydesdales, Elvis impersonators, fire trucks, bag pipes, marching bands, news crews and tens of thousands of parade goers who turned Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas green for another year.

We have marked our calendar for 2019, have you? #shorteststpats

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.