|Alumni, parents, faculty and staff are invited to the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City. March in the parade and enjoy a complimentary post-parade reception at Heartland Brewery (Empire State location). |
7:30 a.m. - Board buses at the TD Bank Sports Center on the York Hill Campus (305 Sherman Ave., Hamden, Conn.). Complimentary coffee and tea will be served inside. Please note: Boxed lunches will not be provided this year. We encourage passengers riding the free bus to NYC to pack snacks or bring money to purchase a quick lunch upon arrival in NYC.
8 a.m. - Buses depart promptly for New York.
12:15 p.m. - Parade line up on West 45th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. The Quinnipiac unit will line up behind the band on this block. Exact marching time is unknown but will be soon after assembly.
2-4 p.m. - Post-parade reception. Heartland Brewery, Empire State location, 350 5th Ave, at 34th Street (at base of Empire State Building). Enjoy a light post-parade reception at a fun venue. Complimentary appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar available.
4 p.m. - Buses will depart from 34th Street, as close to Heartland Brewery as possible, to return to Quinnipiac University. All attendees must be on the bus prior to 4 p.m. Buses cannot wait for late arrivals.
Quinnipiac sashes will be distributed for those who are marching in the parade.
Due to the large response for this event in the past and for security purposes, we are unable to accept phone registrations or walk-ins the day of the event.
A maximum of five guests per alumnus, family or addresses are allowed. Registrations exceeding six people will be canceled. The Quinnipiac alumnus, parent, faculty or staff member must accompany guests to all aspects of this event, and is responsible for the guests throughout the day. Please note, we are unable to host current QU students for this event. Thank you for adhering to this policy.
There is limited availability for each bus, so please register you and your party early. Registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis.
If you have a change of plans and are unable to attend, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can keep an accurate count. For more information, call the Alumni Affairs Team at 203-582-8610, or toll-free at 1-877-582-1929.
To view photos from the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade and Reception, click here.
Please note: Registration is now closed.