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2016 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Winners


Parade Theme:
1916 Easter Rising – A Legacy of Irish Heroes and Freedom


  • 1st Place: Calling of the Clans Marchers McLaughlin Clan
  • 2nd Place: Murphy’s Irish Cottage
  • 3rd Place: Knights of Equity, Ct 6 Marchers

Marching Bands:

  • 1st Place: Wayne Memorial “Zebra” Marching Band
  • 2nd Place: Chandler Park Academy Marching Band
  • 3rd Place: Southfield Lathrup HS “Marching Chargers”

Marching Units:

  • 1st Place: AOH Norman O’Brien Divisions Marchers
  • 2nd Place: Camp Casey Horseback Camp for Kids
  • 3rd Place: Calling of the Clans Marchers O’Malley Family

Novelty Groups:

  • 1st Place: Detroit Fire Department Clown Team
  • 2nd Place: O’Hare School of Irish Dance
  • 3rd Place: Harry Houdini Siberian Husky Rescue

Pipe Bands:

  • 1st Place: Border Cities Caledonian Pipe & Drum
  • 2nd Place: Shrine Highlanders Pipe & Drums
  • 3rd Place: Lakeshoremen Drum & Bugle Corps


St. Patrick’s Parade Judges
March 13, 2016

Dennis J. Clark

John Paul O’Shea
Mayor of Cork, Ireland

Msgr. Patrick F. Halfpenny
Pastor, St. Paul’s on the Lake

Michele Hodge
President, Belle Isle Conservancy