The purpose of St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Tucson shall be to conduct
the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival annually for St. Patrick’s Day. The Parade and Festival and other educational endeavors of the organization shall have the dual purposes of education and increasing awareness and involvement in the Tucson community. We will accomplish this in and through Irish songs, music, dance, language, crafts, writing, and authors, history, and all other arts and cultural opportunities that the organization shall make available.
Saturday, March 15, downtown Tucson will come alive with Celtic tradition as the 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival brings the Irish spirit to Tucson!
The St. Patrick’s Day Festival opens at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 15 at Armory Park (Military Plaza) on S. 6th Ave, in Downtown, with live Irish music, dancers, entertainment, a children’s game area, and food and merchandise vendors. Irish organizations, ethnic and cultural tables will be set up in the park as well. Festival Schedule TBA.
The one hour Parade will begin at 11:00 A.M. at Stone and 16th Street, making its way through Downtown and ending at Armory Park.
This years Grand Marshal will be George O'Leary!
The 2014 parade will feature marchers including floats, military units, local dignitaries, media and entertainment personalities and civic, cultural and social groups. The Tucson parade has a 27-year history and provides a good time for the entire family!
John Murphy - President
Catherine "EC" Harris- Vice President
Betsy Coyle -Secretary, Volunteer Chair
Greg Landers, Joan Beckim- Treasurers
Brandi Haga, Mark Rogers- Parade Chairs
Teresa Mellum, Steve Dunn- Festival Chairs