Help support the
Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade!





INFORMATION

VOLUNTEER
For those who would like to volunteer to help with the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade, please contact Mike Henahan at mhanahan56@aol.com.  You do not need to be a member of the United Irish Societies to volunteer.

JOIN THE UIS
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 mkelly@detroitstpatricksparade.com.

UIS SCHOLARSHIP
The United Irish Societies Jim Dewan Memorial Scholarship, reserved for young men and women of Irish ancestry, aged 17 to 30, encourages involvement in the Irish Community while offering financial assistance to aid in obtaining educational goals.  For more information, contact uisjdscholarship@yahoo.com  

.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.

PARADE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Support the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade!  There are several different levels of sponsorship opportunities available. Contact John Carey: americocorp@sbcglobal.net 734.658.1733 or Mike Kelly: mkelly@detroitstpatricksparade.com 313.475.4675.  Click for Sponsorship Levels

ADVERTISE WITH THE PARADE TIMES
The Official Program Book of the Detroit’s St. Patrick’s Parade!  Several sizes of ads are available each year.  Please contact Peggy Gray at 734.891.4871 or paradetimes@yahoo.com or Julie Lewis at lynchlewis197@sbcglobal.net for info. Four levels of Patron Ads are available. Click for flyer.  Deadline for ads is January 20, 2023

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 mkelly@detroitstpatricksparade.com for more info.

UIS BYLAWS

Click here to view the UIS by-laws

IRISH TIGER HERITAGE NIGHT PDF

Click here to view the PDF

 


 

PAST PARADE WINNERS

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. . . “

Read the full Detroit Free Press article by Ron Dzwonkowski.