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04/16/2019
Parade Flags

Prior to our 2019 Parade, we shipped Wearin' of the Green, St. Patrick's Day parade flags to each Krewe who had been riding consistently for ten or more years as a surprise. Founder Pat Shingleton signed and dated the first hundred parade flags we printed to commerate the first...

03/11/2019

Street Closings for March 16, 2019  are as follows:

-7:30am Perkins Road (North of Stanford/Acadian) will close for duration of events.

 8:00am Shamrock Run starts

-8:45am Acadian Thruway and streets surrounding parade or event area close

 10:00am 34th Wearin' of the...

03/06/2019
Parade Flags have arrived!

Proudly display your support of the Wearin' of the Green, St. Patrick's Day Parade with the official parade flags! Just introduced, these flags feature our logo which was originally designed by Martin Flanagan in the 1980's. It has been altered slightly but we still...

12/13/2018

Our Parade Print for 2019 is in the press proof stages at Moran Printing, Emprint in Baton Rouge. That means we are right on schedule and these striking prints will be available for Christmas 2018 giving! Who do you know that would appreciate a part of St. Patrick's Day memoribilia? These 2019...

10/22/2018

Come join the Irish Club festivities in celebration of the Halloween season October 27, 2018!  The Baton Rouge Irish Club will host an evening of devilish merriment, literary presentations, Celtic music, bagpipes, refreshments and a silent auction. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27...

09/23/2018

Lance LaPlace, one of the founders of Baton Rouge's "Almost Irish Marching Club" called Kilts & Kisses was featured in the August 28, 2018 issue of The Business Report. For the past several years, Kilts and Kisses has marched down the parade route handing out flowers and other trinkets to...

09/16/2018

The Wearin' of the Green, St. Patrick's Day Parade 2019 Grand Marshal, Father Mike Maroney, was introduced to the crowd by Parade Founder Pat Shingleton at the Halfway Day Celebration, which was held Friday, September 14, 2018. Father Mike, pastor at St. Alphonsus, hails from Ireland and returns...

08/22/2018

Join us for the Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Bash Friday, September 14th starting at 6pm at the Overpass Merchant! A fun Green Pub Crawl led by a Celtic bagpiper will kick off this Halfway Day night! Join us as we venture from The Merchant to Ivars to Zippy's to Zuviks and back to The Merchant...