Downtown NapervilleNaperville, IL, United States
Parade Sponsor and Preferred Parade Entry
Saturday, March 17, 2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Naperville, Naperville North High School
, 899 North Mill Street, Naperville, IL 60563
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Become a sponsor of the 2012 West Suburban St. Patrick's Day Parade and join in the Parade as well!
Sponsors of $250 or more will be recognized on the WSI webpage and social media, and will have the option to march in one of the first 30 spots in the Parade lineup. Sponsorship includes Parade entry fee!
The West Suburban Irish are the organizers of the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Naperville, which will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
The mile-long parade route begins at Naperville North High School, winds through beautiful downtown Naperville, and ends at the Naperville Municipal Center.
More than 100 entries, including Irish dancers, pipes and drums, community groups, businesses, and politicians are expected to participate in the family-friendly Parade. More the 5,000 are expected to view the Parade live, and many more on local cable broadcasts of the Parade.
Please arrive at Naperville North High School between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Lineup numbers will be issued on or about March 1, 2012, by email to the group contact person. Please ensure that everyone in your group knows you lineup number so they can quickly go to your place in line.
Parking at Naperville North is very limited, so please carpool or have someone drop off your participants at Naperville North.
There is NO PARADE PARKING in the West lot of the school. Please park in the lot in the Northeast corner of the school property.
Cars, floats, trucks, etc., can only enter Naperville North off of Mill Street, heading South from Ogden Avenue.
Please respect the directions given by Naperville Police officers and West Suburban Irish volunteers at the staging area.
REMINDER: the Parade Route goes under a bridge. Maximum height for any float or truck is Twelve Feet (12').
REMINDERS: the Parade is a family event, and takes place on public property. Please conduct yourselves appropriately. Please no alcohol before or during the Parade. Please do not throw candy or other objects. You may hand out candy, literature, or other objects to persons along the Parade route.
REMINDER: Please do your part to keep the Parade moving along! Be on time to start, and keep up with the group ahead of you. During the Parade, and at the end of the Parade route, please do not stop and hold up those behind you.