For those who would like to volunteer to help with the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade, please contact Mike Henahan at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org 734.658.1733 or Mike Kelly: email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Lewis at email@example.com for info. Four levels of Patron Ads are available.
SPONSOR A POTTY!
$125 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Click here to view the UIS by-laws
IRISH TIGER HERITAGE NIGHT – 2022 – PDF
- 3/12/23 – Detroit Free Press – Detroit community gathers for annual St. Patrick’s Day parade
- 3/12/23 – Detroit News – Detroit’s Corktown turns green, gold for 65th annual St. Patrick’s Parade
- 3/12/23 – WXYZ Detroit – 65th Annual Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade to take place March 12, 2023
- 3/09/23 – Detroit Free Press – Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade: What to know before you go
- 3/08/23 – ClickOnDetroit – Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade returns to Corktown on Sunday: What to know
PAST PARADE WINNERS
- 2023 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners
- 2022 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners
- 2021 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Cancelled
- 2020 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Cancelled
- 2019 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners
- 2018 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners
- 2017 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners
- 2016 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award Winners
- 2015 Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Award 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.