Northwest Side Irish Friends and Family St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Northwest Side Irish Parade (NWSI)
Sunday March 12, 2017
6634 W. Raven Street
Assembly begins at 9:00 A.M.
Kick-off 12:00 P.M.
NWSI Humanitarian- Rolf M. Gunnar, M.D. and Marge Gunnar
Grand Marshal - Dr. Joseph G. Schmidt
Start -- 12:00 pm Kick off begins at 6634 W. Raven (Onahan School)
End – Approximately 1:30 pm at Harlem Ave.
NWSI Official After Party --
Start --Immediately after the parade at Immaculate Conception Elementary School Recreation Center 7211 W. Talcott & End's —5:00pm
On Sunday March 12, 2017 the Northwest Side Irish will host their 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This year’s celebration will include a tribute to community based efforts on behalf of our veterans and military families. There are one hundred parade group participants and approximately twenty five hundred marching and thousands of spectators who will attend the Northwest Side Irish Friends and Family Parade.
The parade participants include: Honored Guests, The Emerald Society Band, Chicago Pipes and Drums, Mullane Irish Dancers, Trinity Irish Dancers, St. Patrick’s High School Jazz Band, Notre Dame High School Band, William Howard Taft High Scholl Band, O’Hare Irish Dancer, Dillon Gavin Irish Dancers, Teamsters JC 25, Sheet Metal Workers Local 73, IBEW Local 134, SEIU Local 73, CTA, Regina High School, Chicago Pipes and Drums, and many many more.
The parade will kick off at 12:00pm at 6634 W. Raven (Onahan School) and will run south up Neola Avenue to Northwest Highway north to Harlem Avenue, ending at Harlem Avenue.
The Official NWSI After Party will take place at 7211 W. Talcott at Immaculate Conception Elementary School Recreation Center. Tickets for the after party are $10.00 per person includes a Danny Boy Corned Beef and cabbage dinner, beer, wine and soda. $5.00 for children 10 and under includes hot dog, chips and a soda. The after party includes live entertainment, face painting, balloon magic, raffles and extended family fun. The Official NWSI After Party begins at 1:00 to 5:00pm
Sponsors for the NWSI 2015 Parade are Vulcan Material Company and Heritage Logistics, Joseph Mullarkey Distributors, Teamsters JC 25, Moretti’s Restaurant, EMB Consultants, Inc., & Langham Hotels
www.northwestsideirish.org for more info
Media Parking available: East of Raven on Northwest Hwy
(north side of Northwest Hwy parking lot across from the NWSI Review Stand)
Special thanks and honor to our OIF/OEF Veterans. Welcome Home OIF/OEF Veterans