St. Patrick’s Day is already almost here! Like every year the green beer will be flowing along with many fun and unique outfits and decorations. Usually St Patrick’s day means Spring is almost here. This is very exited for most people. Everyone starts to think about the Detroit Tigers opening day being right around the corner, along with the kick off of the DTE concert series at DTE Music Theatre.
For some people celebrating the Corktown Parade has become just as much of a tradition as celebrating on the actual St. Patrick’s Day of March 17th. This year is the 59th year of this historic event. There are many other Irish events in the week leading up to the parade. Many of the local bars with be hosting fun events and specials as well. The parade will take place on Sunday March 12th at 12:30 P.M. It starts at the corner of 6th and Michigan Ave and heads down Michigan Ave past the old Tigers Stadium, and ends at 14th street. People will be lined up and set up along the whole parade to enjoy the parade. This is a fun for all ages event. There is also a race schedule:
EMERALD MILE: 9:40AM
CORKTOWN RACE: 10AM
DUBLIN DOUBLE: MILE + 5K
KIDS QUARTER MILE: 9:30AM
There will be thousands of people at this event. If you are one of the many people that hate to deal with driving in a crowd like this, let Van Hove Limousine and Party Bus help you out. We have extended all day packages available for people that want to have the bus at their disposal the whole time. This allows for keeping your coolers and items on the bus and for allowing a tailgating type atmosphere the whole day. We will also be offering a shuttle service. We will be shuttling people down from a to be determined location for $30 per person. We will also have a shuttle service for groups of 10 or more for $35 per person where we actually pick you up from your house ( one house per group) and then later drop you off at the same spot. There may be other people on the bus if you chose this way. This would allow for zero driving on your end and have the safest event possible. Give us a call at 5867722777 or you can submit a quote thought this site as well.