On November 14th, The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation will be starting the Celtic celebration early and proudly announcing the details of the 2014 Mystic Irish Parade! From 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, a special press conference will be held at the Harp & Hound in Mystic, CT wherein the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Mystic Irish Parade will be formally announced!
The 2013 Mystic Irish Parade Foundation grant recipients will also be announced. These recipients include: Safe Futures (previously the Women’s Center of SECT), Mystic Area Shelter & Hospitality, Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation, the John Kelly Foundation, El Centro De La Comunidad, and Enders Island. More than $2,000 will be donated to these nonprofit organizations.
The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation is 100% volunteer driven, supported by team members dedicated to promoting the Irish heritage and organizing a spectacular parade for the community! The MIPF is a registered nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible and directly help fund local charities, as well as the annual parade.
In its 11th year, the parade has become a tradition in Mystic for the community of Southeastern Connecticut. The Mystic Irish Parade has grown tremendously each year and is the cornerstone of family entertainment for St. Patrick’s Day. It is an outstanding Irish celebration for people of all ages!
The Mystic Irish Parade begins at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 starting at the Mystic Seaport and continuing through downtown Mystic. With over 100 units and 1600 marchers, this is sure to be a memorable day for the Mystic community and surrounding areas!
“The 2014 Grand Marshal is a pillar in the community and we couldn’t be more excited to have them represent this year’s parade,” says Neil Ryan, Vice President of the Mystic Irish Parade Foundation. Please join us this Thursday, November 14th, at the Harp & Hound in Mystic, CT from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm for the reveal of the 2014 Mystic Irish Parade Grand Marshal!
This year’s major sponsors include Levine Distributing, F&F Distributors, WBMW and Kidsloration. For sponsorship opportunities, volunteering or more information, please visit www.mysticirishparade.org