March 14, 2015
1:00 PM – 11:00 PM
500 block of North Main Street
Oshkosh's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Tent Party
Sponsored by: Magners Irish Cider and FNB Fox Valley
Oshkosh's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Tent Party returns to downtown Oshkosh on Saturday, March 14.
Irish bands Malarkey's Men and The Roving Scallywags will entertain inside the tent. Following the parade, there will be special meet and greet opportunities with the Ice Queen, her sister, and all their Princess friends. You can also expect performances by Richard's School of the Dance, Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance, bagpipers, and other entertainment. We will have children's contests for "Most Freckled Face" and "Reddest Hair". Several fundraising activities will take place including raffles, a silent auction, and the opportunity to add your name to Irish Fest's Welcome or "Fáilte" Door with a tax-deductible donation. - See more at: http://www.oshkoshstpats.com
If you would like to participate in the parade, please download Parade Entry Form.
Rocking the tent with contemporary versions of traditional Irish songs and sea Shanties, as well as covers from bands such as Dropkick Murphy's, Flogging Molly, Gaelic Storm, and more.
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No St. Patrick's Party is complete without all your favorite Irish Pub songs and sing-alongs. Malarkey's Men will bring on the CRAIC!
These massive, gentle dogs have been Ireland's best friends since 273 AD.
The Ice Queen, her sister, and all of their Princess friends will be available for photos and autographs immediately following the parade inside the Party Tent.
Schedule may be subject to change
|Time||Saturday March 14th|
|PM 1:00||Magners Irish Cider School at Barley & Hops Irish Pub|
|PM 2:00||Tent Party (547 N Main) opens with Irish band Malarkey's Men|
|PM 3:00||Richard's School of Irish Dance|
|PM 3:30||Children's Reddest Hair and Freckled Face Contests|
|PM 4:00||PARADE (Main Street, Ceape to Irving)|
|PM 4:30||Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance|
|PM 4:30||Appearances by the Ice Queen, her sister, and all their Princess friends|
|PM 5:00||Irish Band The Roving Scallywags|
|PM 7:00||Party continues till 11pm|
|Also, Irish Wolfhound dogs, bagpipers, Cultural displays, Fox Valley Hurling Club, Irish food, Irish merchandise, silent auctions, and raffles.|
Sign Up For Cider School
Price is $15 per person ($2 online service fee for each registration)
We are pleased to welcome Magners Irish Cider Midwest Representative, who will preside over our Irish Cider School at Barley & Hops Irish Pub on Saturday, March 15 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.
School registration includes commemorative glassware, multiple samples of Irish and other UK Ciders, and a presentation on the ciders and their popularity in America. Products to sample include Magners Original, Magners Pear, Hornsby's Amber, Hornsby's Crisp, and Blackthorn. Must be over 21 to attend.
The 2015 parade steps off from the Oshkosh Convention Center, traveling North on Main Street, past the Tent Party (547 N Main) and ending at Irving Ave.
The Party Tent is located at 547 N. Main Street next to Roxy Supper Club. It is a large, heated tent.
Admission to the Tent Party is $5, children 12 and under are free. Proceeds raised help support the Oshkosh Irish Fest scheduled for June 11-14. Food and drinks will be available.
Oshkosh Festivals, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit operated completely by volunteers. Money raised helps several local charities. Since our founding in 2009, we have raised more than $120,000 for organizations such as: Cerebral Palsy, Knights of Columbus, local Shamrock Clubs, and more. Please help us grow by supporting our activities. Tax deductible donations are always accepted.
Anyone interested in volunteering to help plan and staff the events should contact us.