|St. Patrick's Day|
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Time Change
This year both the Dogtown and the Downtown Saint Patrick’s Parades are on the same day, so public safety officials requested that the Hibernians adjust the start times of the two parades. The Annual Ancient Order of Hibernians Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Dogtown at 10 a.m. instead of 12:30 p.m. The Downtown Parade will move back an hour to 1 p.m. See the official press release from the Ancient Order of the Hibernians.
Residents and Friends of Dogtown Invited to Be In Dogtown United Parade Float
Dogtown United secured a float in the annual AOH parade, and residents and friends of Dogtown are welcome to be a part of the parade! We will tow a trailer, decorate it, and toss beads to the thousands of parade goers. A $30 donation per person, or $50 per family (2 or more people) is requested to cover the t-shirt, beads, breakfast, beverages, and a keg (for those 21+). Residents of all ages are encouraged to attend! Sign up online.
Searching For Graphic Artists To Design 2018 St. Patrick’s Day T-Shirt
It’s time Dogtown has an official t-shirt for our special day. We’re taking designs that we will then put on a shirt and sell before and on St. Patrick’s Day. Designs should incorporate the AOH parade and the Dogtown Irish Festival, and whatever else your designer-mind believes! All designs will be shared for people to vote on, and the highest votes wins. The winning designer will receive a VIP pass for the day of the parade and festival, giving that person free drinks and food wherever they go, as well as a $25 gift card to each restaurant along Tamm Avenue to use later. Send designs to firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 9.
Volunteers Needed for Dogtown Irish Festival on St. Patrick’s Day
Looking for a better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dogtown? This year’s event will include our first official Dogtown Irish Festival, and we need lots of hands to help us pull this off and make it safe, fun, and entertaining for all who attend. We’re looking for volunteers to help us with entertainment (booking and arranging acts), set up and tear down (stages, barricades, etc), and more. You will be rewarded an official Dogtown Irish Festival t-shirt as well as all the free food and booze you can handle (while still accomplishing your volunteer duties). Email us with your preferred duties, and we will set up a time with all volunteers to get started.
Adopt a Banner At the Parade
The Ancient Order of Hibernians offers your family, fraternal organization, or business a designated location along the parade route to display your banner and proclaim your support. You will receive a heavy-duty, 3-color, 2’x5’ vinyl banner with your name prominenty displayed on it, then you will be assigned a specific barricade along the parade route where you may display your banner. View more details and pricing.