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Knox Shamrock Fest for East Tennessee Kidney Foundation
The Knox Shamrock Fest, formerly known as the Irish Festival, kicks off Friday and spans two days. The event, which benefits the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation, is held on Market Square in downtown Knoxville, and includes green beer, live Irish music, Irish dancing, Irish vendors and activities for children. A parade will be held on Saturday, March 17, at 1 p.m. on Gay Street.