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Page last updated: March 24, 8:45AM

Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Alexandria
Saturday, March 1, 2014

This year's theme:

The United States - A Nation of Immigrants

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What a GREAT Parade weekend!

According to representatives from the Alexandria government, the 2014 Parade was one of the largest crowds they had ever seen!

Thank you to everybody that came out, and particular thanks to our major sponsors:
McLaughlin Ryder Investments
United Bank

We are proud to announce the winners of Parade unit competition.

Animal Unit
Potomac Valley Samoyed Club

2nd Place: Animal Welfare League Alexandria
3rd Place: Potomac Valley Irish Wolfhound Club

Bagpipe Band
NoVA Firefighters' Emerald Society Pipe Band

2nd Place (tie): City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums and MacMillan Pipe Band
3rd Place: DCFD Emerald Society Pipes and Drums

Historical Re-enactors
28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company B

Irish Dance
O'Neill-James School of Irish Dancing

2nd Place: ShamrockRs
3rd Place: Boyle School of Irish Dance

Marching Band
Notre Dame Alumni Marching Band

Motor Unit
Fairfax County Motor Squad

2nd Place: Kena 500
3rd Place: Hard Times Café

Performing Arts
Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar

2nd Place: Tinkus Cochambamba VA, USA
3rd Place: Vélocity Bicycle Cooperative

O'Neill-James School of Irish Dancing

Congratulations to all our units on their wonderful performances!

Click the link below for pictures from all the events of the 2014 Parade Weekend.
2014 Parade Weekend photos

The 2014 Parade Grand Marshal:
Mr. Martin White

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Read a biography of Martin White

Click the magazine cover below to download a PDF version of the 2014 Parade Magazine (approx. 20MB)

Save the date for the 2015 Parade:
Saturday, March 7, 2015