Consul General of Ireland Kevin Byrne to lead Tinley St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 6
The wait is finally over! Grab something green and come out to the Tinley Park Irish Parade at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 6 in Downtown Tinley.
Show your St. Patrick’s Day spirit as you watch nearly 80 floats, performances, walking groups, vehicles and more march north down Oak Park Avenue from Central Middle School to 171st Street. The reviewing stand will be on the patio at the Primal Cut Steakhouse, 17344 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park.
Kevin Byrne, Consul General of Ireland to Chicago, will be the parade’s Grand Marshal. Byrne was appointed Consul General in September 2020. He joined the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs in 2010 and has served in EU Division, Corporate Services and in Ireland’s Consulate in San Francisco.
Visit the Village website at www.TinleyPark.org/IrishParade for more information on this and other upcoming special events.
Also be sure to check out an interactive virtual map for details on many of the events going before, during and after the Irish Parade, including all the delicious Irish fare and fun at the many Downtown Tinley restaurants.
St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally celebrated this year on March 17.