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Instruction for Marshals

  • All Division Marshals must report to the General Marshal’s booth on Sixth St. and Michigan Ave. one hour (12:00 pm) before assembly time to receive their Marshal’s arm band and additional instructions.

  • Line up your divisions properly – only 10 abreast. You are responsible for the appearance of your division during the entire parade. Be proud of them – keep them in line.

  • Report all deletions to the General Marshals 15 minutes prior to starting time.

  • Don’t physically or verbally abuse anyone. Any problems that you cannot resolve – please see the General Marshals.

  • No drinking of beverages of any kind is allowed during the parade.

  • The throwing of any type of candy, mementos or souvenirs is prohibited.

  • The United Irish Societies does not endorse any individual candidates for any elected office, consequently no political advertising of any type is allowed in the parade.