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2008 Tallahassee Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March tba, 2008 at 2pm



9th Annual Tallahassee Irish Society's St. Patrick's Parade around Lake Ella


March  2008, Stages at 1:00 and rolls at 2:00.Around Lake Ella, Everyone is welcome.Information call (850) 385-3696 or visit our site:

Parade Information

Parade Route: around lake ella, an easy 1/2 mile stroll.

Staging area: Tharpe street between Monroe and Meridian.

Parking areas: St. Pauls’ United Methodist Church lower parking lot (adjacent to lake ella Drive), shriner and American Legion parking lots.

Staging Time for Parade: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Parade Duration: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Types of Parade Units Permitted: Families, clans and organizations, schools and churches, marching units, bands, pickups & flatbed trucks, cars of all kinds, motorcycles and horses. Call Jack Madden 385-3696 for further details.

Join us for the Wearing of the Green Brunch and Roast immediately before the Parade at The American legion hall from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Tickets are on sale at shenanigans Irish Pub, Chez Pierre Restaurant and Gordon’s string Music.

“a copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free (800-435-7352) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state”

Saturday, March11th  Lake Ella in Tallahassee

The parade will take place around Lake Ella and ending at North Monroe Street, an easy 1/2 mile stroll!

Join us as we celebrate the "wearin’ of the green!"

Call 385-3696 to volunteer as a parade marshal or for further details.

The Emerald Isle Society is a non-political, non-religious, not-for-profit organization that promotes Irish-American and Celtic heritage and history through cultural and social events in the greater Tallahassee, Florida community.

Our Mission Statement
The Emerald Isle Society
is  non-political, non-religious, not-for-profit and will not be involved in controversial issues. the society's exclusive activity is promoting Irish-American and Celtic heritage and history through cultural and social events in the greater Tallahassee community.

Our Activities
Most of our events involve music, theater, bringing Irish entertainers to town, or food events. Membership is $15 single or $20 family (includes all members living with you) per year, renewable no later than December 31. For a membership application please go to the Membership page.

Our Leadership

President James Donohue Varnado
Secretary Agnes McMurray
Treasurer Jack Madden
St. Pat's Parade Director Jack Madden
St. Pat's Festival Director Karen Cooley
Membership Director Dianne Nagle
Newsletter Publisher Bill Pickron
Entertainment Director Mike Sheridan
Celtic Festival Director Michael Kuhn
Events Director Gordon McCleary  
Publicity Director Bob McKnight
Directors At Large Patrick Fowler, Patrick McCaffrey, Don McGovern, Deb Varnado, Mary Lewis