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2017 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners


Parade Theme:
Corktown, the Heart and Home of Detroit’s Irish


  • 1st Place: Care of Michigan
  • 2nd Place: Murphy’s Corktown Cottage
  • 3rd Place: Calling of the Clans – The McLaughlin Clan

Marching Bands

  •  1st Place: Wayne Memorial “Zebra” Marching Band
  • 2nd Place: Wyandotte Roosevelt Marching Chiefs
  • 3rd Place: Chandler Park Academy

Marching Units:

  • 1st Place: St. Baldrick’s Foundation
  • 2nd Place: The Old Shillelagh Pub Marchers
  • 3rd Place: The Great Lakes Ghostbusters Coalition

Novelty Groups:

  • 1st Place: Emerald Isle Dance Society
  • 2nd Place: Detroit City Football Club
  • 3rd Place: Mid American Pompom All Star Team

Pipe Bands:

  • 1st Place: Metro Detroit Police & Fire Pipes & Drums
  • 2nd Place: Lakeshoremen Winds
  • 3rd Place: Border Cities Caledonian Pipe & Drum


St. Patrick’s Parade Judges
March 12, 2017

Dennis J. Clark

 Marilyn Couture

William McGrail

Seamus McGrath