For those who would like to volunteer to help with the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade, please contact Mike Henahan at firstname.lastname@example.org. You do not need to be a member of the United Irish Societies to volunteer.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 parade.
PARADE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Support the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade! There are 5 different levels of sponsorship opportunities available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
ADVERTISE WITH THE PARADE TIMES
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 email@example.com or Julie Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Four levels of Patron Ads are available.
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.
2018 Detroit Tiger’s Irish Heritage Night Slideshow
A TRUE IRISH HERO!
Gary Marchetti, a founding member of the Metro Detroit Police & Firefighters Pipes and Drums.
“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. . . “
Click HERE to read the full Detroit Free Press article by Ron Dzwonkowski.
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