Omagh St. Patrick’s Day 2020

17th March 2020, 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Omagh Town Centre

Key Details

Starts 17th March 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends 17th March 2020 at 5:00pm
Location Omagh Town Centre

Omagh St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council is preparing for the Omagh St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday 17 March 2020.  The theme for the parade is ‘Cultural Connections’.

The St Patrick’s Parade is one of the main highlights of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s annual events calendar and draws thousands of local people and visitors to the district each year to enjoy a vibrant and exciting afternoon of music, song and dance. This colourful spectacle brings everyone together for a massive street celebration.

2020 Parade Entry

To take part in the St Patrick’s Day Parade, you must complete a 2020 Parade Entry Form.  The Council may provide a small contribution to your group, this contribution is subject to funding availability and is only available to non-profit making groups or organisations.

Parade Funding – Expression of Interest 

Voluntary clubs, societies, schools, community and sporting organisations from the district, who wish to get involved in the parade also have the opportunity to apply for funding towards providing a decorated vehicle float, costumes and parade props of up to £400*.   If you wish to apply, you must complete an Expression of Interest form.

* Please note, should the scheme be oversubscribed, a random selection method will be used to allocate funding.  Please also note that you will not be eligible for the parade contribution if you are successful in obtaining the parade funding.

The 2020 Parade Entry Form and the Expression of Interest Form is available to download below.  Completed forms must be returned to the Events Team of the Council no later than Friday 14 February 2020.  Completed forms can be emailed to events@fermanaghomagh.com or posted to Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Events Team, Strule Arts Centre, Townhall Square, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT78 1BL.

For further information, please contact events@fermanaghomagh.com or call Emma Little, Events Team: 0300 303 1777  Ext: 20429

Fermanagh/Enniskillen St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The committee of Project St. Patrick are responsible for the 2020 Fermanagh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in Enniskillen. The theme for Fermanagh 2020 is 20/20 Vision: Future, Space & Science.   If you are interested in taking part in Enniskillen St Patrick’s day parade, please contact info@projectstpatrick.com or call 07792 410028.

This event offers a fantastic opportunity for local groups and communities to become more involved in a major local civic and community cultural event.

Councillor Siobhan Currie, Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council said “The St. Patrick’s Day parade is a wonderful opportunity for everyone across the district to get involved and represent their group or organisation in playing a memorable part in creating a wonderful atmosphere at one of the most celebrated and important festivals of the year.”

File Type Size Date
2020 Expression of Interest - Parade Support Scheme docx 113 KB 16th January 2020
2020 Parade Entry Form docx 115 KB 16th January 2020
2020 Terms and Conditions doc 240 KB 16th January 2020