St. Patrick’s Day parade in Corktown Detroit

. March 1, 2017.

The largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in Michigan kicks off in Corktown, Detroit. Corktown is Detroit’s oldest neighborhood and gains its name from the Irish immigrants who lived there, most of whom had come from County Cork in Ireland. In its 59th year, the parade proceeds for about two hours through Corktown down Michigan Avenue, between Sixth and Fourteenth Streets. The parade will include marching and pipe and drum bands, color guard units, floats, clowns, novelty groups and other marching units. Rain or shine the parade goes on!

Sunday, March 12 | 12:30 pm
Michigan Ave.