Sedona AZ (February 21, 2014) – Sedona’s 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival will start at 10:30 am on Saturday, March 15th. The Parade Title Sponsor is Aspey, Watkins & Diesel, PLLC, the Festival Title Sponsor is Red Rock Western Jeep Tours & A Day in the West, and our Over the Rainbow Sponsors are Sedona Fudge Company and Sedona Pines Resort. This free community event is made possible by these and additional business sponsors, plus media and other donors, and support from the City of Sedona along with a multitude of wonderful volunteers.
The Parade begins at Jordan Historical Park and makes its way along Jordan Road to Mesquite Avenue. Bring your chairs early to set up along the Parade route on Jordan Road; note that the Master of Ceremonies and Parade Judges are located along Jordan Road near the corner of Mesquite Avenue.
This year’s Parade Grand Marshal is Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick. The parade entries includes dignitaries, color guards, bagpipers, bands, dance troupes, businesses, and local social, cultural, civic, and religious organizations from all across Northern Arizona. They come on foot, horseback, and in vehicles of all sorts.
The Festival immediately follows the Parade and continues until 3:00 pm. Stay to enjoy the free festivities! The Festival will be located next to the end of the parade route on Apple Ave. between Cedar Street and Jordan Rd. There will be live music and a multitude of family and children’s activities available free of charge! Of course there will be a refreshments available – a Beer Garden with Oak Creek Brews, a food booth by Cowboy Club & Barking Frog Grille and a sweet treats booth by Sedona Fudge Company.
These festivities are free to the public and are presented by Sedona Main Street Program with the Sedona Green Team and NAU Special Events Planning Class. For updates, visit us online at www.sedonamainstreet.com or www.facebook.com/SedonaMainStreetProgram or call 928-204-2390.