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Parade Theme
St. Patrick’s Parade, Always Marching Forward in Celebration of Our Irish Heritage



Floats:  Parade Theme  

  • 1st Place:    Gaelic League / Irish-American Club
  • 2nd Place:   Murphy’s Irish Cottage
  • 3rd Place:   A.O.H. O’Brien Division


 Marching Bands:  Playing Irish Music

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

Marching Units:

  • 1st Place:    Ardan Academy of Irish Dance
  • 2nd Place:   Gaelic League / Irish-American Club
  • 3rd Place:   A.O.H. Dunleavy Division

Novelty Groups:

  • 1st Place:    Detroit Fire Department Clown Team
  • 2nd Place:  The Great Lakes Ghostbuster Coalition
  • 3rd Place:   Grobbel’s Gourmet

Pipe Bands:           

  • 1st Place:   Metro Detroit Police & Fire Pipes & Drums
  • 2nd Place:  Colin Paige Memorial Pipe Band
  • 3rd Place:   LSM Winds


St. Patrick’s Parade Judges
March 13, 2022

Ian Doyle
Councilor & Former Mayor County Cork Ireland

Father Andrew Kowalczyk, C.S.M.A.
Pastor, St. Clare of Montefalco

Patricia Montemurri
Author & Detroit Free Press Journalist for 37 years

Aline Purcell Daniel
Secretary of the Gaelic League & Vice-President of the Irish Cultural Forum