Community News |Mar 2, 2020|2 min read

Put on your green and bring your friends and family on Saturday, March 14, 2020 to the 9th annual Muskegon St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Stepping off at 11:00 a.m. from 4th Street along Clay Avenue to Jefferson Street, this family-oriented event is sponsored by Hennessy’s Pub and JCI Greater Muskegon.


The main cosponsors of this family friendly event are Hennessy’s Irish Pub of 885 Jefferson Street, and JCI Greater Muskegon. Mike & Nancy Hennessy will be the Grand Marshall of the parade. All marchers and vendors are simply required to bring non-perishable food donations for the food pantry of Catholic Charities West Michigan.


The parade will start off at 4th Street and Clay Avenue, to Jefferson Street. Families, organizations, fraternal groups, social clubs, businesses, marching bands, churches, schools, and sports teams are all invited to join in the fun on “O’Clay Street” and march in this exciting event for a good cause. Marching banner groups, floats, and vehicles of all types are welcome!


“JCI Greater Muskegon is thrilled and honored to be able to host this wonderful event each year,” said 85th Jaycee President Keria Shineldecker, “we encourage everyone to come and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us and donate to a great cause. It is a staple event for March in Muskegon!”


If your family, organization or group wants to march in the Muskegon St. Patrick’s Day Parade, sign up online at or contact the Greater Muskegon Jaycees at Registration forms are due back to the Greater Muskegon Jaycees by March 8, 2020.