Touch O’Green in Milton

Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration a success
March 18, 2019

Milton’s 12th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration held March 10 entertained hundreds despite an unfavorable forecast. The sun peeked through clouds momentarily as the parade snaked its way down Union Street and up Federal Street. Judges for the competition were Kathryn Grieg, head judge; Denny Hughes and Johnny Hopkins, assistant judges. Officials estimated there were over 6,000 spectators and 70 entries in the parade.

Winners of the contest were:

Best Band Professional - Durning String Band
Most Irish Entry - McAleer School of Irish Dance
Best Commercial - Coldwell Banker Resort Realty
Judges Choice - Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding Horse & Stables
Best Overall - The Irish Pipe Brigade
Best Kids Entry - The Jefferson School and Henlopen Soccer Club