The following organizations and Irish Pubs, Dance Schools and other companies support the Washington D.C. St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  Please support them with your business.

Parade Partners

Shamrock Level Sponsors

AOH Division 2, Charles Carroll of Carrollton
AOH Division 5 John F. Kennedy (College Park, MD)
AOH Division John Barry Charitable Fund
John Bowen
Michael F. Curtin Jr. and Maureen E. McDonnell
Mary Daughtry
John Gaughan
William John Gremp
Sarah McNelis
Jan and Charles McNamara
Luella and Phillip Mast
Isobel Murray
Marilyn and Michael O’Brien
Stephen Petruccelli
Patti Willingham
Doug Wheeler

Celtic Club Sponsors

Caroline Kane
Chris Lucey
Dennis and Pam Lucey
Catherine Ryan
Irish Network- DC
Police Emerald Society

Ambassador Level Sponsors

Eileen Blessinger
Danny Costello
Bryan and Ellen Cullen
Thomas Donohoe
Mark and Susan Gilday
Dan and Alice Kerns
Regional Construction Company
Jim Smith
Diana L. Sullivan
Thomas Sullivan
Terri Tanielian

Official Parade “Headquarter” Sponsors

Ancient Order of Hibernians District of Columbia State Board
Tom and Diane Hartney
John Noonan
Across the Pond, Washington, D.C.
The Avenue, Washington, D.C.
McGinty’s, Silver Spring, MD
Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle, Bethesda, MD
Ireland’s Four Provinces, Falls Church, VA
The Irish Channel, Washington, D.C.
Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub, Alexandria, VA
Kelly’s Irish Times, Washington, D.C.
Ireland’s Four Courts, Arlington, VA
Molloys Irish Pub, Crofton, MD
Knights of Columbus 2809, Cherry Hill Rd., College Park, MD

In Memory of the late Maryland Senator, John A.K. Donovan, founder of The Potomac Valley Irish Wolfhounds. Founded in 1971.

Band Level Sponsor

Manus Cooney

Irish Organizations in the DC Metro Area

Ancient Order of Hibernians -The Ancient Order of Hibernians is the oldest and largest Irish Catholic fraternal organization in the United States. Our motto is Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity. Since 1836 the AOH in America has worked to foster and perpetuate the history and culture of the Irish people, support the Catholic church and promote peace and unity in Ireland.

Irish American Club of Washington DC – The Irish American Club of Washington, D.C. is a voluntary non-political association of people of Irish origin, or those who have an interest in Irish cultural activities within the Metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. for social, charitable, and patriotic purposes.

Greater Washington Ceili Club – The Greater Washington Ceili Club (GWCC) is a non-profit organization, organized and incorporated in 1985, to promote traditional Celtic dance, music, and culture. The club sponsors, supports and encourages ceilis, concerts and other programs for the enjoyment of its members and the community at large.

Emerald Society Firefighters of Washington DC – The Emerald Society  “Firefighters of Washington DC” is a Firefighters based  fraternal and family organization whose goals are to forward the Irish tradition, give families of similar interest a place to meet, and raise money for charity.

The Fraternal Order of Police District of Columbia Lodge #1 – One of the largest lodges in our nation. Membership consists of 10,000 members from over 114 various District and Federal agencies.

Irish Network DC – IN DC connects Irish professionals and their peers in the Washington DC area, providing a forum through which like-minded individuals can connect through common bonds of heritage and identity. By harnessing the energy of its diverse membership, IN DC aims to strengthen the economic, social and cultural ties between the USA and Ireland.

Washington DC Area Police Emerald Society -The Police Emerald Society is an International non-profit cultural association comprised of sworn active and retired Police personnel and associate members of Gaelic decent, who proudly promote their Celtic heritage. Our organization currently has over one thousand members.

American Foundation for Irish Heritage – The American Foundation for Irish Heritage was established to honor the glorious contributions the Irish in America have made to the growth and development of the United States of America.

StPatricksDay.com – The oldest St. Patrick’s Day website, first published in 1997.  We provide an abundance of information on St. Patrick’s Day, St. Patrick, Ireland, etc.