For those who would like to volunteer to
help with the Detroit St. Patrick's Parade, please contact
Mike Henahan at
email@example.com. You do not need to be a
member of the United Irish Societies to volunteer.
JOIN THE UIS
The United Irish Societies (UIS) is made up
of Irish Organizations across the Detroit Metro area, whose
mission is to fundraise and stage the Detroit St. Patrick's
Parade. If you wish to help, please consider joining
the UIS with your family and friends. Be involved with
the Parade decision making process, join in true Irish
pre-Parade activities, get to know other Irish organizations
in the community and have fun! If you are interested,
please email Mike Kelly at
FAMILY FUN ZONE
Family Fun Zone, the only place you can view the parade
from heated grandstands in a reserved, family friendly area.
Located at the beginning of the parade route on the
northeast corner of Michigan Avenue & 6th Street. For
the 2018 Parade, there was live Irish
entertainment by Magidan's Attic, face painting and
clown/balloon artist, Irish step dancing lessons, inflatable
amusements, food service, private restroom facilities,
grandstand view of the parade, narrated by M L Elrick of Fox
2 News Detroit. Reserved parking included.
PARADE ROUTE SHAMROCKS
Help support the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade by renting
a Shamrock mounted on a city light post along Michigan
Avenue’s parade route. The Shamrock can have your family or
business name. Please contact the FOUIs at
UISSHAMROCK@aol.com for more info.
DETROIT ST. PATRICK'S PARADE PINS
Limited Edition 60 years Detroit St. Patrick's 2018 Parade Pins!
Get yours before they are gone! Pins are $5.00 apiece.
Click HERE to order online. Please contact
to for more info. (Limited number of 2017 pins are
DRONE VIDEO OF THE DETROIT ST. PATRICK'S PARADE
Order your copy of the 2018 Drone View video of the 2018
Detroit St. Patrick's Parade. Videos will be provided
on a USB thumb drive. Click HERE
for more information and to view the 2017 Drone video of the
The Official Program Book of the Detroit’s St. Patrick’s
Parade! Several sizes of ads are available.
Please contact Peggy Gray at 734.891.4871 or
for more info. Four levels
of Patron Ads are available. Please contact Julie
firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
SPONSOR A POTTY!
$75 to sponsor a Potty along the Parade
Route! All sponsored Port-a-Johns will have family
or business names listed outside the Potty. Great for local
business along the parade route! Please contact Mike Kelly
at 313.791.2600 or
email@example.com for more info.
"Gary Marchetti formed a
band 10 years ago, hoping they'd never get a gig. But on 30
sad occasions since, the Metro Detroit Police & Firefighters
Pipes and Drums has been called upon to perform at the
funeral of a public safety officer killed in the line of
duty. . . "
read the full Detroit Free Press article by Ron Dzwonkowski.
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Detroit Irish Celebrates
our own Blessed Solanus Casey