The streets of Royal Oak will turn green on Saturday with the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade kicking off at 11:30 a.m. in downtown Royal Oak.
The Norman O'Brien Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians is the host of the March 8 event that honors and celebrates Irish family traditions.At 11:30 a.m., the parade of floats, clans, step dancers, bagpipers and community groups leaves Royal Oak Middle School, 709 N. Washington, and goes south on Washington to Seventh Street.
Parade organizers estimate approximately 300 participants and 2,500 -3,500 in attendance. You may want to get there early for a good spot.
If you go
- 2014 Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak - Start time: 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 8
- 'Lucky Dash' 3-mile Fun Run - Start time: 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 8 (Click here for more information.)