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The St. Patrick's Day Grand Parade will start promptly on Saturday at 11:30AM at the corner of 4th Avenue and 23rd Street in Rock Island, Illinois. The parade will travel through downtown Rock Island, across the Mississippi River via the Centennial Bridge to W. Third Street and proceed east through downtown Davenport, Iowa along an expanded route to the RiverCenter at E. Third and Perry Streets.
A special Mass will be celebrated prior to the parade at 10:00AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in downtown Rock Island. The City of Davenport will have a designated accessible viewing area on the south side of the intersection of Ripley and W. 3rd Streets for people with disabilities. Also, there will be seating inside the lobby of the north RiverCenter, along E. Third Street, for those with disabilities to view the parade.
The trophy winners will be announced following the parade at the Post-Parade Bash at the RiverCenter in Davenport from 1:00 to 4:30PM. Entry to the Bash is by St. Patrick Society membership. Memberships may be purchased at the door for $15.00; you do not need to be Irish to join the St. Patrick Society. Children age 15 and younger, accompanied by a paying adult, will be admitted at no charge. In addition to the presentation of trophies, there will be food, drink, memorabilia, a 50/50 raffle, and live Irish music.