cropped-St-Patricks-Day-Parade-logo-50th-annual-OL-011.jpg  Thank you to those who joined us this year!                                    Save the Date!                                          51st Annual Shamrock Club of Wisconsin                        St. Patrick’s Day Parade                                             March 11, 2017 at Noon

Parade_50thPostcard_2015The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin’s 50th Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade took place on March 12th, 2016, stepping off at noon at 3rd and Wisconsin and finishing at Water and Highland. Thank you for joining us for one of the best St Patrick’s Day Parades in the country and the grandest parade in Wisconsin. The Parade featured 140+ units and included local politicians and celebrities, floats, bagpipe and marching bands and Irish and Celtic organizations. It’s the perfect event for the whole family, because on St. Patrick’s Day, everyone is Irish!The 50th Annual Parade is presented by Westown Association, The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin and Miller Lite.2015_ParadeMap

Thank you to all of those who volunteered with the parade logistics this year, we could not have done it without your help! 

Check out some great 2016 parade day photos here! 

2016 Parade Awards

Best Marching Unit – United Ethnic Festivals
Thomas J. Smith Award / Best Irish Unit – Trinity Irish Dancers
Best Float – Beglan Irish Dancers
Best Musical Unit – Billy Mitchell Scottish Pipes & Drums

Best Parade Unit – Glencastle Irish Dancers

Parade Directors’ Award – given to the only two units who have appeared in every one of our 50 Parades: Neville-Dunn American Legion Post and the Shamrock Club of Wisconsin Color Guard Pipes and Drums

Shamrock Club of Wisconsin  Westown AssociationThe Friends of St. Patrick- Milwaukee Chapter and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, in partnership with the Hunger Task Force, will be collecting non-perishable food items at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Milwaukee.  Parade spectators are encouraged to bring food items to the parade; volunteers will be collecting the food items in grocery carts throughout the parade route.