The Parade

When

Saturday, March 9th, 2019
12PM – Parade Begins

Where

Marching off from Wilson St & Spring Rd heading North. Ending at the railroad one block South of St. Charles Rd in front of Silverado Grill.

The best parade in Chicagoland, the Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day parade is expected again this year to attract a large crowd here in the western suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. Ample parking, security & planning will make for comfortable viewing conditions for all family members.

The parade features floats, marching units & animated characters along with local organizations, businesses & clubs along a mile stretch. Don’t miss your chance to see over 80 floats, Irish Dancers, the Shannon Rovers, local team mascots – Benny the Bull, Southpaw & Tommy Hawk. Chicago Highlanders, Medinah Clowns, Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra, featuring the world’s largest drum & the York High School Marching Band.

The parade is only the beginning to this festive day – for the food, music & fun is sure to continue as Elmhurst merchants, restaurateurs & friends welcome visitors for this special community celebration.

PARADE ROUTE

Marching off from Wilson St & Spring Rd heading North,
Ending at the railroad one block South of St. Charles Rd in front of Silverado Grill.

Current Parade Committee Members

Jim O’Connor – Chairman

Dave Thompson – Head Marshal

Todd Benson • Jim May • Scott LaMorte • Lena Benson • Ron Planz • Ben Gray • Vicky Ferguson
Don Murray • Paul Krohn • Deputy Chief Mike McClean • Sergeant Steve Wright • Chief Bill Anaszewicz
Mike St John • Bill Olsen • Ken Bartels • John Quigley • Paul Kelty
Bob Robertson • Ryan Koop • Grant Markgraf • Rich Reichert

Want to help plan & setup the next parade? Join our committee!

Contact Jim O’Connor   630-834-0300