St. Patrick Society of Peoria

St. Patrick Society of Peoria

P. O. Box 117, Peoria, Illinois 61650

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Our 34th St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off on Monday March 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the corners of Monroe and Hancock Streets.  Download your applications materials here.

Fees for the Parade are as follows: 

  • No Fee for Bands, United States Military or United States Veterans Groups, Schools (State recognized educational units), or Scout Units
  • $15 Fee Per Unit for Antique Cars, Custom Vehicles, or Motor Cycle Units -- no group rates
  • $15 Fee for Individual Unit
  • $30 Fee for Family Unit ($20 Fee if applicant has paid 2014 St. Patrick Society Membership Card)
  • $30 Fee for Organization Unit
  • $100 Fee for Business Unit ($75 Fee if applicant has paid 2014 St. Patrick Society Membership Card)
  • $100 Fee for Political Unit ($75 Fee if applicant has paid 2014 St. Patrick Society Membership Card). 

All Parade Fees are to be made payable to the St. Patrick Society.

A completed 2014 Parade Application Form, a signed 2014 Parade Waiver Form, and 2014 Parade Fee must be postmarked by March 8, 2014 to guarantee a position in the Parade. These materials should be returned to Patricia A. O'Connell, Parade Chair, St. Patrick Society of Peoria, P O Box 117, Peoria IL 61650.

The First, Second, and Third Place Certificate Awards are given in the Business, Family, and Organization Categories. The judges will use the following criteria to award points:  Theme, Presentation/Attractiveness, Workmanship/Craftsmanship, & Originality/Creativity.  The Awards will be presented to the winners during the afternoon St. Patrick’s Day Party being held at the Peoria Civic Center in the Grand Ballroom.

You may download the 34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route here.  For more information, please call Patricia A. O'Connell at 309-681-0262 or send an email here.