Ancient Order Of Hibernians To Hold Annual St. Pat’s Parade

Ancient Order of Hibernians
Ancient Order of Hibernians

ST. LOUIS, MO/March 14, 2017 (STL.News) It’s going to be a sea of green in the St. Louis neighborhood of Dogtown on St. Patrick’s Day.

The Ancient Order of Hibernians will hold its 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Friday. The popular event will feature about 100 floats, marching bands, and other groups.  This year’s Grand Marshall will be the family of Judge James Dailey Wahl. Judge Wahl, a long-time St. Louis Municipal Court judge, and one of the organizers of the parade, passed away in December after a battle with leukemia.

The Ancient Order of Hibernians has sponsored the Parade since 1984 to honor Saint Patrick as the Apostle of Ireland, celebrate Irish culture, heritage and faith and highlight the contributions the Irish and Irish-Americans have made to the United States.
There is no charge to attend the Parade.

The Parade will step off at Tamm and Oakland avenues at 12:30 p.m.  It will travel south on Tamm Avenue, past St. James the Greater Catholic Church and end at Manchester Avenue.
There will be no parking on Tamm Ave between 6:00 and 9:00p.m.  There will also be no parking on the eastside of Graham and the west side of Childress between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m

The following streets will be also be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.:

  • Berthold from Graham to Art Hill Place
  • Clayton from Graham to Childress
  • Wise from Tamm to Childress
  • Victoria from Tamm to Graham
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