The Norman O’Brien Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will host the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak on Saturday, March 16, 2016. The parade is an event to honor and celebrate Irish family traditions to include demonstrating Irish pride and heritage. The parade route will begin at the Royal Oak Middle School parking lot and proceed south on Washington, passing the judges/announcer reviewing stand at the intersection of Sixth and Washington, turn west on Seventh St. and end at the St. Mary Church/School parking lot. Parade organizers estimate approximately 300 participants and approx. 2,500 -3,500 in attendance. Plan on coming early to find a good spot to watch the parade!

2013 Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Theme – “Forty Shades of Green”
Start time: 11:30am

This year, for the first time, the parade will be preceded by a ‘Lucky Dash’ 3 mile Fun-Run
Start time: 10:45 am

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2013 Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Please note that the parade fills up quickly and the number of units participating is limited due to safety concerns. If your group is interested, please contact us as soon as possible to secure a place.

IMPORTANT for Parade Participants (Change from Prior Years)

All parade participants must arrive by 10:15 am
Parking at St. Mary’s Church
Shuttles available from the church to the parade start location

To register for the parade or for additional information:

Parade events application forms and race entry details are available here!
You can call (586) 822-6713, (248) 543-8420 or email: [email protected]

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