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Quad-Cities’ St. Patrick’s Day Grand Parade Postponed to Aug. 28, Other March St. Pat’s Events Are On

March 2nd, 2021

The St. Patrick Society of the Quad Cities has decided to postpone the planned 35th-annual Grand Parade from March 13 to Saturday, Aug. 28, after working with the state of Illinois and the cities of Rock Island and Davenport. They’re calling the rescheduled bi-state event Grand Parade XXXV.2. “Disappointing as it was to postpone the march on our traditional Saturday in March, we had to consider many factors in reaching our decision. It was not made lightly,” the Society posted on its website, www.stpatsqc.com. “The uncertainty at the time regarding the status of the pandemic, and with concern... Read More

Quad-Cities St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Events, Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 11th, 2020

It’s looking like the luck of the Irish isn’t going the way of the Quad-Cities St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The 35th annual bi-state event, originally slated for this Saturday, has been postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus, according to a press release sent out by the event’s president, Joe Dooley. The press release from the St. Patrick’s Society states: “We pledged that should we hear from experts that the Parade should not be held, we would follow that recommendation. We did indeed this evening receive the recommendation from a County Health administrator... Read More