2020 Grand Marshal:
As the Irish say, “Capall an tsaoil an grá,” which means “Love makes the world go around!” On March 22nd 2020, family and friends from near and far will join together as one community to celebrate this love, hope & Celtic culture at the 17th Annual Mystic Irish Parade!
It’s with a heavy heart that we say good by to one of our favorite Grand Marshals
Margaret Josephine “Maggie” Taber
Join us March 22nd for the
region’s largest Irish Parade!
One Hundred Thousand Welcomes, or as the Irish would say, “Cead Mile Failte,” to the official website of the Mystic Irish Parade Foundation!
Most renowned for the planning and execution of the annual Mystic Irish Parade in Connecticut, the Mystic Irish Parade Foundation is a volunteer driven and registered nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible and directly help fund local charities, as well as the annual parade.
Over $2,000 is raised at MIPF events each year and then donated to local nonprofit organizations. In addition to organizing a spectacular parade for the community and raising funds for these charitable organizations, the Mystic Irish Parade Foundation is dedicated to promoting and sharing their Irish heritage!
Announcing the Grand Marshal of the 2020 17th Annual Mystic Irish Parade
WHO: The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation Board of Directors
WHAT: The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation Board of Directors will proudly announce this year’s Grand Marshal for the 2020 17th Annual Mystic Irish Parade!
WHERE: Sift Bake Shop, 5 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355
WHEN: Friday January 17th, 8:30 a.m.
WHY: An important announcement! The Grand Marshal is carefully selected each year by the Mystic Irish Parade Foundation’s Board of Directors. Regardless of their heritage, the primary prerequisite for leading the parade in this role is honoring, supporting and being a positive, contributing member in the Southeastern Connecticut community.
The annual Mystic Irish Parade has grown to be the region’s largest parade with over 2,000 participants and 30,000 plus spectators each year. The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization that raises money to fund local charities.
In addition to organizing a spectacular parade for the community and raising funds for these charitable organizations, the foundation also hosts an annual Irish Dinner and produces and funds the Grand Colleen Scholarship Contest. The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation is dedicated to promoting and sharing their Irish heritage through our website, Facebook page and other events throughout the year.