THE GRAND PARADE XXIX
MARCH 15, 2014
PARADE is the only interstate St. Patrick's Day Parade in the USA and is viewed by tens of
thousands of people along the route from Rock Island, Illinois across the
Mississippi River through Davenport, Iowa.
A Mass at St. Mary's Church, Rock Island, IL is celebrated at 10:00 am. The parade begins at 11:30 AM at the corner of 4th Ave and 23rd St in Rock Island and winds its way west thru downtown Rock Island following 4th Ave to 20th St to 3rd Ave to 17th St to 2nd Ave to the Centennial Bridge, where it crosses the Mississippi River to Gaines St. in Davenport and then north to 3rd St. and east on 3rd to Harrison St and then south on Harrison to conclusion at 2nd St.
BANDS: Some of the most enjoyable parts of the annual Grand Parade are the talented marching and bagpipe bands who participate to share their music with cheering spectators. If you are part of a bagpipe or marching band and would be interested in participating in The Grand Parade, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A BIG THANK YOU
to our contributors and supporters for
MAKING THE PARADE HAPPEN
Steve's Old Time Tap - Rock Island
|Best Irish Family Walking Unit:||Hughes Clan|
|Best Irish Float:||Kinney Clan|
|Best Commercial Entry:||Applestone Homes|
|Most Unique Entry:||Quad City Pride|
|International Trophy - Best Non-Irish Entry:||Blackhawk Pipes|
|Best School Group:||Davenport Central ROTC|
|Judges Trophies:||Freight House Market|
|The McGuire Family|
|Scotty's Shovelhead Shed|