2019 Parade Honorees

Congratulations to the 2019 United Irish Societies Honorees


Grand Marshal:             William "Bill" Homan
Mother of the Year:      Eileen Kilroy
Inside Co-Chair:            Patti Maher Hanrahan
Outside Co-Chair:         Sr. Corita Ambro


More information on all Honorees will be posted as available.

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day!


Happy Halfway to St. Patrick's Day!

Have you checked your Shamrock Pin collection?  Are you missing a year or two?  Or have a special year you'd like an extra Pin from?

Check out our Shamrock Pin Inventory to see what's available!
Contact us via email with any orders or inquiries!

2019 Parade Theme

We would like to thank everyone for their support of the 2018 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade.

The 2019 Parade Theme is:

Irish Churches of the Diocese of Cleveland 

Watch the 2018 Parade!

Did you miss the Parade this year?  Did you march in the Parade and want to see how your unit looked?  The 2018 Parade is available below, or you can view directly on YouTube.

If you would like to purchase a copy of the 2018 Parade, please contact TV20 at 216 664-3571 or 216-420-8621.

2018 Award Winners!

The St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee is pleased to announce the award winning units for the 2018 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade.  Click here to visit the Awards Page.

Thank you!

Thank you to all participants, volunteers and spectators for coming out today!  It was a great day for the 176th Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade!

We Would Like to Wish Everyone a Safe & Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Opening Ceremonies begin at 12:30pm on the steps of the Cosgrove Center at E. 18th & Superior, where we will present the 2018 United Irish Societies Honorees:
  • Grand Marshal - Sheila Murphy Crawford
  • Irish Mother of the Year - Joan (Hartnett) Reali
  • Inside Co-Chair - Noreen Halley
  • Outside Co-Chair - Linda Burke
As well as the 2018 Hibernian of the Year - Jim Kilbane.

The Parade kicks off at 1:04pm.

See you on the Avenue!

Stream the Parade Live!

For those unable to attend the Parade, several local channels will be streaming the Parade LIVE!

ABC - Channel 5 (WEWS)
Website:          https://www.news5cleveland.com/
Facebook:       https://www.facebook.com/News5Cleveland/

CBS - Channel 19 (WOIO)
Website:          http://www.cleveland19.com
Facebook:       https://www.facebook.com/Cleveland19News

CLEVELAND.COM
Facebook:       https://www.facebook.com/clevelandcom

FOX - Channel 8 (WJW)
Website:          http://fox8.com/
Facebook:       https://www.facebook.com/Fox8NewsCleveland/

NBC - Channel 3 (WKYC)
Website:          http://www.wkyc.com
Facebook:       https://www.facebook.com/WKYC.Channel3

Additionally, the Official Broadcast of the Parade with full color commentary will be available on Cleveland's TV20 after March 17th.  We will post the viewing schedule and links when announced.

2018 Program Book

Hot off the press!
The 2018 Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade Program Book is now online!
Check out the Program Book page to view the full book.

2018 Honorees

Congratulations to the 2018 United Irish Societies Honorees


Grand Marshal:             Sheila Murphy Crawford
Mother of the Year:      Joan (Hartnett) Reali
Inside Co-Chair:            Noreen Halley
Outside Co-Chair:         Linda Burke

Learn More About Our 2018 Honorees

The Day We Celebrate: 175 Years of Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade

NOW AVAILABLE!

Clevelanders have been gathering to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day since 1842! The history of Cleveland’s beloved St. Patrick’s Day Parade is also the story of the Irish in Cleveland. Extensively researched, lavishly illustrated in full color, this handsome 200-page hard cover book pays tribute to one of the city’s oldest and most vibrant public celebrations. 

The book is available for purchase from the Irish American Archives Society for $55 (includes sales tax and shipping and handling).

Please direct questions to:  iaasadmin@gmail.com.

Parade Photos

Enjoy the following slideshow of the 2017 Parade prepared by Buckeye Photography!


You can also click here to check out individual photos from this year's Parade by Buckeye Photography!

Photographic prints and other novelty items (keychains, pins, magnets, DVD slideshow, etc.) are available for purchase.  All profits are donated to the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee of the United Irish Societies of Greater Cleveland.

2017 Honorees

Congratulations to the 2017 United Irish Societies Honorees

Grand Marshal:             Roger S. Weist
Mother of the Year:      Mary Angela Murphy
Inside Co-Chair:            John Patrick Lackey
Outside Co-Chair:         Margaret Lynch