22nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Brunch

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Mario’s Restaurant, 4222 Second Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 

10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Doors open at 9:45 a.m.)

Please note that the parade will start at 12:30 p.m.

Mario’s is set to provide us with a top-notch brunch menu – complete with drink specials.  The event will feature Irish music presented by our very own Cahill & Murphy, as well as snappy commentary from our Co-MCs.  Our MCs this year will be Michigan Court of Appeals Justice and former ISIAL President Mike Riordan, 31st District Court Judge Alexis Krot, and attorney Fred Lauck.

A must-see to this year’s entertainment program will be appearances from the Queen of the Detroit United Irish Societies f/k/a Maid of Erin Court, the Court of St. Brigid, and the parade Grand Marshals, Erin and Dave Keem.  Also expected to attend will be plenty of lawyers, judges, elected leaders, and dignitaries from the Detroit Irish-American community.  We will also feature our annual raffle for the ISIAL scholarship fund.

Space is extremely limited.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by Friday, March 9, 2018  –  and are specially priced at $30 for ISIAL members; $35 for non-members; $10 for children (under 12); $25 for law students.   Adult brunches will be $40 at the door without advance reservation.  [Reservations are held at the door, no tickets are issued.]

Purchase tickets via our Upcoming Events Page to pay by PayPal or download the Reservation Form and mail your completed Form and check to:  ISIAL, Attn: President, c/o 38777 Six Mile Road, Suite 300, Livonia, MI 48152.

**Advertising and sponsorship opportunities**  For only $25 you/your company can be listed as a contributor in our Parade Book!   Other ad/message options include: 1/4 page message/ad ($50) – 1/2 page message/ad ($100) – full page message/ad ($200),  Messages/ads can be paid for on our website via Paypal or by check to our address above.  Your message/ad should be emailed to garybres@msn.com (Word preferred).  All ads must be purchased by March 7, 2018.

Shuttle service from Mario’s to/from the parade is available (for a small fee). Shuttle to the Gaelic League and parade staging area leaves Mario’s at around 11:45 a.m. (for people marching) and 12:15 p.m.  A shuttle bus will be located behind Gaelic League during the parade, with the last shuttle back to Mario’s at around 5 p.m. (or otherwise by reservation).  A shuttle from the Gaelic League parking lot to Mario’s is also available by reservation only starting at 9:30 a.m.  For shuttle reservations, contact Tony Drake at (313) 680-8014.

**If you would like to march with ISIAL in the parade, please contact Judge Michael Gerou at mgerou@comcast.net or via text at (734)658-2003 (no voicemails please).

If you have additional questions, please contact Brunch Chairperson Gary Bresnehan at (313) 605-6266 or by email, garybres@msn.com.

We look forward to seeing you at Mario’s on Parade Day!

Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour-3/8/18 St. Paddy’s Day Brunch/Parade-3/11/18 FOCUS:Hope Day-5/12/18  

Annual Dinner-5/17/18