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 

Awards Banquet Tickets

Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade Awards Banquet

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

at the

West Side Irish American Club

Tickets for the Awards Banquet are now available.
Reservations are required and must be received by Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Please send your full name, phone number, organization (if applicable) and number of tickets requested to us via email and someone will respond as soon as possible.

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

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.

Parade Day Tips

Learn more out about Street Closures, Child Reunifacation Location & More on the Parade Day Tips page.

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


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.

2018 Parade Theme

We would like to thank everyone for their support of the 2017 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade, which was our 175th Anniversary!  

The 2018 Parade Theme is:

Prominent Irish Pioneers of the 20th Century 

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.