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Ancient Order of Hibernians

St. Joseph, MO

Indefinitely Postponed the 34th Annual

St. Patrick's Day Parade

 

March 12th, 2020 – The Ancient Order of Hibernians are announcing today the indefinite postponement of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade that was to be held on Saturday March 14th, 2020. This difficult decision was made due to rising concerns over the last 24 hours, including the pronouncement from the World Health Organization that the virus constitutes a pandemic, and guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control. We were also influenced by the many similar, large event gatherings being canceled in our region. Out of an abundance of caution, we feel that we need to take responsibility for containment of the spread and must indefinitely postpone the parade.

A decision to reschedule may be made as circumstances become clearer.

Sponsors and Businesses who make the parade possible:

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Register now for the 2020 Parade​

A Few Simple Rules for A Fun Day!

$50 Entry fee.

Please provide a cellphone number. Winning entries will be contacted directly after the parade.

Award presentations immediately after the parade at Felix Street Square.

Entries must have an Irish theme! Music Must be of an IRISH NATURE, please!!!

Objects, i.e. candy, beads, etc., MAY NOT BE THROWN from any entry. Distributing while walking is acceptable.

Alcohol is not permitted on or with any entry. Rules are rules.

The parade committee will assign each entry a spot the day of the parade and we reserve the right to refuse            any entry. Irish families will line up in the front followed by commercial and Best Bar floats. Horses to the                back, please!

For any questions or issues please contact us.

If using a form of payment other than PayPal please click the 2020 Parade Entry form to download.

Please mail form and payment by no later than March 11th, 2020 to reserve your spot.

 

If paying through PayPal please use the convenient entry form below.

Please use the same Contact Person when submitting credit card information

through PayPal this will ensure payment is going to the correct entry.