Frequently Asked Questions
A. The preferred method of registration is through our online form. It will be available here when registration is open for 2017. We expect to open registration by November 2017.
A. Staging for all parade entries is promptly at 10:30am.
A. The staging area is Lot K. It is the large gravel lot located on Clinton Street across from the Post Office. For more information check out the route page. If you are using GPS to find the location, use address 620 Clinton Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801.
A. You will receive an email a few days before the parade that will give you a lineup number. When you arrive at the staging area find the orange cone with that number.
A. Click here to see a map of the route.
A. The parade route this year is approximately 1.8 miles long. Please plan accordingly.
NO! Just Irish for the day will do.
It's not required but highly encouraged.
Yes, but NO throwing. They must be handed out through hand contact. We recommend that you designate some volunteers to walk along the side, close to the curb for easy access to spectators. You MAY NOT invite spectators into the street – you must go to them.
YES! This year, thanks to sponsorship from Straight to Ale, there will be a limited number of porta potties available at the staging area for parade participants.
Thanks to our presenting sponsor, Straight to Ale, we are going to have bright yellow, clearly marked vests for easy identification. We will also have an information tent at the staging area located at Lot K (620 Clinton Avenue, Huntsville AL 35801)
We plan to sell water at the parade information tent in the staging area for $1 per bottle.
TBD. There are city parking garages available. The City provides a flyer at: http://www.huntsvilleal.gov/Parking/Parkingmapflyer.pdf. There is also an interactive map at: http://www.huntsvilleal.gov/Parking/maps.php.
We suggest finding a public parking garage. Here is a map of the downtown area and garages: http://www.huntsvilleal.gov/Parking/Parkingmapflyer.pdf. There is also an interactive map at: http://www.huntsvilleal.gov/Parking/maps.php.
Yes, you can call Mike Cox at (256) 682-4078.