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EVENTS

 

12/19/2018
Wednesday

Raffle Drawing, 2 On-Field Game Passes with 2 Club Seats or Matt Stafford Autographed Football.  Dunleavy Irish Pub, Allen Park, 7:00 pm.  $5 each or 5 for $20.  Need not be present to win.   Contact Maureen Moriarty-Root at 313.690.1813 or at nlrjr@aol.com with questions.

12/23/2018
Sunday

1st Annual Lion’s Irish Heritage Night, Ford Field, 1:00 pm.  Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings.  Game ticket includes Detroit Lion’s Irish Heritage knit hat.  To purchase tickets, please visit:  www.detroitlions.com/irish.

1/25/2019
Friday

Deadline for Parade Times Ads.

2/2/2019
Saturday

Queen of the Detroit United Irish Societies Pageant (formerly known as The Maid of Erin), Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit, 5:00 pm.

2/10/2019
Sunday

Grand Marshal Brunch, Congratulating 2019 Grand Marshals, Paul and Agnes Gowdy,  VFW Hall, 17075 Anita Ave, Fraser.  Noon Mass, presentation of sashes, brunch following.   Admission $15 adults, $10 for children under 12 years and Past Grand Marshals. Contact Sheila Cassidy at 586.242.5013 to purchase advance tickets.

2/16/2019
Saturday

St. Brigid Scholarship Program Pageant, AOH – Stephen Walsh Division, 25300 Five Mile Rd, Redford, 7:00 pm.

2/17/2019
Sunday

 

Last day to order Parade Route Shamrocks.

2/23/2019
Friday

2019 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Application Deadline.

2/24/2019
Sunday

Parade Kickoff,  Gaelic League/Irish American Club  2068 Michigan Ave, Detroit  12:00 pm to 7:00 pm.   Minimum $10.00 donation at the door.  Live Entertainment.

3/7/2019
Thursday

Mandatory Meeting to Receive Marching Orders, Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave, Detroit, 6:00 pm.  A representative from each group marching must attend to receive Marching Orders and discuss rules.

3/8/2019
Friday

Painting of the Shamrocks, 11:00 am.  Meet at Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit and proceed to Irish Plaza, Michigan Ave. & 6th St.  Press Party including United Irish Societies Officers, Grand Marshals, Queen of the Detroit UIS, Court of St. Brigid paint traditional shamrocks on Parade Route.

3/9/2019
Saturday

14th Annual St. Patrick/St. Joseph Party, The American Polish Century Club, 33204 Maple Lane, Sterling Heights, 6:00 pm.  $25.00 per person.

3/10/2019
Sunday

Parade Day Mass, 9:00 am.  Most Holy Trinity Church, 1050 Porter St, Detroit.  Members of the Irish Community attend pre-parade Mass.  Luncheon after Mass at Most Holy Trinity School, 1229 LaBrosse (enter at Sixth Street door), catered by the St. Patrick Senior Center.

Menu: Corned Beef Sandwiches, Deli Salads, Ice Cream, Coffee, Tea, and Juices,  Suggested Donation: Individual $8.00, Family $30.00. All proceeds from the luncheon will benefit St. Patrick Senior Center.

3/10/2019
Sunday

Annual Corktown Races

3/10/2019
Sunday

61th Annual Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade, 12:30 pm.  Parade assembles at 11:30 am on 6th Street and Michigan Ave.  Starting promptly at 12:30 pm.  The Parade, which includes marching and pipe & drum bands, color guard units, floats, clowns, novelty groups and marching units, moves west on Michigan Ave., passes the reviewing stand and disperses at 14th Street, approximately 2 hours later.