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2018 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners

Parade Theme:
Detroit Irish Celebrates our own
Blessed Solanus Casey 



  • 1st Place: Knights of Equity & Daughters of Erin
  • 2nd Place: AOH – Father Solanus Casey & L.A.O.H. Ethel Kennedy Divisions
  • 3rd Place: Sons of Auld Sod

Marching Bands:

  • 1st Place: Wyandotte Marching Chiefs
  • 2nd Place: Southfield A & T Marching Warriors
  • 3rd Place: Wayne Memorial High School Zebra Marching Band

Marching Units::

  • 1st Place: Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Michigan District #1
  • 2nd Place: Calling of the Clans – McLaughlin
  • 3rd Place: Ardan Academy of Irish Dance

Novelty Groups:

  • 1st Place: Camp Casey
  • 2nd Place: Detroit City F. C.
  • 3rd Place: Tim O’Hare School of Irish Dance

Pipe Bands:

  • 1st Place: Border Cities Caledonian Pipe Band
  • 2nd Place: LSM Winds
  • 3rd Place: Celtic Pipes & Drums


Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Judges,
March 11, 2018

Dennis Hayes
Past President, Detroit United Irish Societies

Joseph McGill
President, Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce

Declan Hurley
Mayor, County Cork Ireland

Fr. Robert Wotypka OFM, Cap
Capuchin Ministries, Detroit