St.Patrick's Day 
Weekend Celebrations
March 13-14, 2015

Hotel Blackhawk will once again have a
special rate for St. Patrick Society members:
Start date: 3/13/15
End date:
Last day to book by:
Marriott hotel(s) offering a special group rate:
139.00 USD per night.

 Volunteers - please fill out our survey form.

Our Grand Parade

The Gathering of the Clan Luncheon:  
Friday, March 13, 2015 -  River Center, 136 E. Third St., Davenport, Iowa.
  Doors open for the luncheon at 11:00am.  This is the beginning of The Grand Weekend with the introduction of the
Irish Mother of the Year  and Grand Marshal of Grand Parade.   Also on the agenda will be St. Patrick Society scholarship awards recipients.  This event will kick off the big weekend and will include musical entertainment.

The Grand Parade and Mass:  
Saturday, March 14, 2015 -
the Grand Parade XXX commences with 10:00 Mass at St. Mary's Church in Rock Island, Ill.  The Grand Parade begins at 23rd St. and 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Ill. proceeds through downtown Rock Island, Ill. and crosses the Mississippi River to downtown Davenport, Iowa. It starts at 11:30 and ends at 1:30pm. See a map of parade route here.

In partnership with Riverbend Food Bank, the St. Patrick Society will host a food drive on parade day, March 14.   Approximately 30 minutes before the parade start at 11:30am, a Riverbend Food Bank truck and volunteers will collect non-perishable food items donated by spectators along the parade route. Also, food items can be donated at the Gathering of the Clan Luncheon on Friday March 13 and at the Post-Parade Bash on Saturday March 14, both events held at the Davenport RiverCenter.

Post Parade Bash: 
Saturday March 14, 2015 River Center, 136 E. Third St., Davenport, Iowa
 The St. Patrick Society Post Parade Bash occurs after Grand Parade. 
Doors open at 1:00 pm. For questions or comments about The Bash email