The Detroit St. Patrick’s Day parade is one of the city’s most notable traditions — But unless something changes, the end could be near

St. Patrick's Day parade festivities in Detroit
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DETROIT (WWJ) – The St. Patrick’s Day parade in Detroit is a big deal. Since 1958, the Corktown parade has been a major hit, drawing more than 100,000 people annually.

But parade organizers say there’s trouble brewing, with funding running out.

WWJ’s Zach Clark learns on a new Daily J podcast, the parade through the city’s oldest neighborhood is on the verge of falling by the wayside, unless something changes.

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