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2024 Atlanta St Patrick’s Parade

March 16th, 2024 - Atlanta St Patrick's Parade   First, we once again will be leading off the Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 16th at 12 noon. Come out and march with your Emerald Society or ride on the MAPES float. We will be led by our MAPES Honor...

North Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Festival

March 23rd, 2024 - Northside St. Patrick’s Day Irish Festival Saturday, March 23rd is The North Atlanta St. Patrick’s Festival in Sandy Springs. There is not a parade this year, however; the 2nd Annual Northside St. Patrick’s Festival begins at 11:00 am at City...


The Metro Atlanta Police Emerald Society (MAPES) is a non political fraternal organization made up of law enforcement officers and supporters of Gaelic heritage.



MAPES hosts and participates in several events throughout the year. These include an awards banquet, family picnic, Braves game and St Patrick’s Day Parade.


Official MAPES merchandise is available for purchase from from this website. All funds raised from merchandise sales are used to fund member activities.


Photos from various MAPES events can be viewed by following this link.