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The parade starts at Center and Park Avenues and disbands at Center and Water Streets.
Marching bands, pipe bands, and floats will march down the street led by the 2019 Parade Marshal.

This is an opportunity for family and friends to get together and enjoy a day together.
Come and join us! Be sure to dress warmly!

We hope you and yours have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

2019 Events

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Queen’s Tea
Sunday, January 20, 2019 – 2:00-4:00 pm
For more information, please email the pageant director at stpatqueenpageant@gmail.com or see the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/248899899375056/.
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 805 Center Ave, Bay City

Queen’s Pageant
Sunday, February 17, 2019 – 2:00 pm
Scholarship Pageant allows young Irish lassies from the ages of 12 to 20 the opportunity to show off their Irish heritage and a chance to win up to $2,000.00 in scholarship monies.  For more information, please email the pageant director at stpatqueenpageant@gmail.com.
Location: Bay City Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 614 Center Ave, Bay City

Proclamation
Monday, March 4, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Location: City Hall, Commission Chambers

Mass/Church Service
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 4:00 pm
Please join our 2019 Parade Marshal, 2019 Queens Court and Association members at a mass/service honoring St. Patrick.
Location: St. Jude Thaddeus (St. John’s Church), 614 Pine Street, Essexville

2019 Irish Ceili (party, “Kaylee”) 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 6:30-11:30 pm
This FUN evening event will showcase the 2019 Parade Marshal and Queen and Court!  Appetizers, desserts, entertainment, raffles and much more!  Tickets are only $10.00 and sold in advance. (Adults Only) For more information and to purchase tickets, contact:  Tom Newsham – newshamt@hotmail.com.  Here is the flyer for this event.
Location: Arbeitoer Hall, 1304 S. Wenona St, Bay City

Flag Raising Ceremony
Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 10:00 am

Location: in front of Bay County Building, 515 Center Avenue, Bay City

65th St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 2:00
pm

Our 65th Annual Parade is going to be a Show Stopper!  We already have a commitment from two (2) Pipe Bands!  We will also have local high school bands, ~125 entries of floats, marchers, etc.  Returning this year: The Scottville Clown Band will march during the parade and preform a 90 minute concert after the parade at the Historic Masonic Temple (700 N. Madison).  This year we are extending an invitation and welcoming back all Past Queens and Parade Marshals to walk in the 65th Annual Parade.  The parade is a free event, but we ask everyone to bring a non-perishable food item to the parade. The “Safe Harbor Kitchen” will be there to collect the items before and after the parade. Thank you in advance for your community support!
Location: Center and Park Avenues to Downtown Bay City

Parade Awards Ceremony
Monday, March 25, 2019 – 6:00 pm
And the winners are…
Best in Town:  The Taste of Bay City
Best out of Town:  Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Princess
Best Youth:  All Saints Central Elementary
Best Irish:  Caretel Inns
Best Corporate:  Consumers Energy
Location: American Legion, 700 Adams Street, Bay City, MI

 

 

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