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Doo Dah 2015

32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade!
Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy and the freedom of speech, through humor with off the wall range of mischiefs, grounded super heroes, political debacles, homegrown satirists, and the other bohemian frolickers winding thru the Short North.  Political Satire at Its Worst!  Sharpen your pencil...Sharpen your wit...Get Ready for your interview... and march in the 32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade With Less-Than-Grand Marshal Gregg Dodd! (The most interviewed man on earth!).  Stand and belt out the National Anthem at 1:00 p.m. then the Parade stumbles and starts thereafter.  Line-up begins somewhere around Noon at Goodale & Park. There's a FREE Music Block Party at High & Buttles from 10 a to 10 p.  Watch or March in the Craziest Parade in History!   No entry fee, Just show up!

Columbus, OH

Saturday, July 4th

Parade @ 1:00 p.m.

Line-up somewhere around Noon

Block Party 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

March in the 32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade

With Less-Than-Grand Marshal Gregg Dodd! 
(The most interviewed man on earth!)

DisOrganizer DisHonoree John Allen
& The Short North Tavern Staffers!


No Entry Fee!  Just Show Up!! 



Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Worst Parade East of the Mississippi!   

No entry fee, Just show up! 

32nd Annual
Doo DahParade & Party
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy at the
32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade!
Exercise your First Amendment right, through humor.
The Craziest Parade in History! 
Parade Line-up begins as early as 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - Everyone throughout Doo Dah Land, even Politicians & Cops, sing out the National Anthem!
Parade Steps Off @ 1:00 p.m.
Beer, Bands, Fun Stuff & More ~ All Day!!
Support the Bars, Restaurants and merchants on July 4th and everyday
(especially our Doo Dah Contributors!)
Parade your stuff around Short North, Victorian & Italian Villages & Harrison West

The Doo Dah Parade.
1:00 p.m.ish – 3:00 p.m.ish
1:00 p.m. - Everyone throughout Doo Dah Land, even Politicians & Cops, sing out the National Anthem!
It’s Free!
Bring a chair or blanket
Leave the water guns & balloons & pets at home please

in the Doo Dah Parade.
Line-up @ noon on Park Street
(between Buttles/Goodale)
heading north bound.
Enter in from Goodale Blvd.
There is No Entry Fee!  
You Just Show Up!
No Pre-Registration Required.
(ya, we know that's unusual)

2015 Parade Route...
Most likely Buttles to Neil to Second to High to Russell to Park

for an InSecurity position of UnImportance 
at the Doo Dah Parade. 
We offer no pay other than a T-Shirt,
whistle, water, badge
and our undying Doo Dah Love. 
Be Brave, Volunteer
or Call The Doo Dah Hotline: 

Parade Party!!! - Free Admission!
The Party starts At 10:00 A.M. and continues
well after the dust of The Doo Dah Parade has settled
(probably until 10:15 p.m. - since Doo Dah's on Saturday)
Location:  On Buttles Avenue
(Between High Street and Park Street)
Doo Dah Block Party will be Complete with Live Music,
Entertainment, Beer, Food, and Prizes. 
Thank the bands...they're all playing for FREE!!

Doo Dah Rockin' Rockers 2015 Line-Up
10 a.m.Ryan Smith
11 a.m.The Jeffs
NoonDoo Dah Dixies
1:00 p.m.National Anthem & Doo Dah Parade!
3:00 p.m.Trouble Boys
4:15 p.m.Devil Doves
5:30 p.m.McCallister 
6:45 p.m.Dan Dougan & Little Bothers
7:45 p.m.Discount Tents
8:45 p.m.The High Definitions

2015 Less-Than-Grand Marshal:

Gregg Dodd!!

The most Interviewed Man on Earth! 


2015 Doo Dah DisOrganizer DisHonoree:

John Allen & The Short North Tavern Staffers!

Map to Doo Dah
Parade Route

Our Old Web-site that we out grew (Great hysterical facts) 

The Friends of Doo Dah is a Non-Profit Organization.  Any and all donations recieved are to continue the annual Doo Dah Parade. 
Oh, and we are registered with Ohio's Secretary of State. 

 sign up for "Doo Dah Parade InVolunteer & InSecurity."



Short North Tavern

White Castle

CD102.5 & Sir Randy Malloy

Bernard’s Tavern

Zeno’s on 3rd Ave.

Joseph R. Landusky II, Esq.

Tom Coombs, Rolling Meadows, IL

Greg Zanetos

Short North Civic Association

Short North Pint House

Mike’s Bar & Grill

Dempsey’s Food + Spirits

Union Café & Axis Night Club

Doug & Kim Borror

Mac’s Café & Fabian’s Chicago Style Pizza Place

Forno Kitchen + Bar

Press Grill

The Chamber

The Joint

The Garden


Hey Hey Bar & Grill



James B. Ford, D.D.S.

Flying Ace Rentals

The Pizzuti Companies

Anonymous Donation by Al Schulman

Canadian Embassy of Cbus

  Martha Gulati & Gareth Gwyn

sdg Security

Bill & Lisa Wood

Denmark On High

Big Fun Columbus

The Appraisal Group, Inc.

Air B&B 3rd Floor in Vic Village

Bruce Dooley

     of KW Dooley Co & Team

Seventh Son Brewing

Flower Child Vintage Shopping

Thurber Village Market BP

Downtown Mike Brown

Michael Sexton

Michael Stinziano

Walt Thieman

About Face

Ibel Agency

Shaw Davis Funeral Homes  

E.C.T. Pedicab



Maryellen O’Shaughnessy

     Clerk of Common Pleas Court

First Community Bank

Philco Bar + Diner

The Rossi Bar + Kitchen

basi italia

Accountants on Parole

Wilber Hills Country Club


Mary B’s in German Village

Dames Bond

Alchemy Juice Bar + Café

National Auto Acceptance

Scrambler Marie’s

The Fitness Loft

Level Dining Lounge

Fitness Resources Personal Training

Dale & Melody Schultz

Brew-Stirs Clintonville Tavern

William B. Casey

Ziggy’s Drive-Thru on 3rd

Healing Ways Therapeutic,

    Relaxation & Sports Massage

Robert & Kathleen Boyer –

    Beau Forever!

Sharon Young

    w/KW Classic Properties

Pudding Magazine Owner &

    Editor Connie Everett

Todd & Mindy Law

Dennis Agin 



Audio Slayer Productions

Central OH Chapter of NECA

G-Pad & I.B.E.W. Local 683

Five Star Events & Catering

Ares Sportswear

Putnam, White & Lewis Insurance

r printing & design

Kroger - Short North

Our InVolunteers & InSecurity

Pimp my Fridge

Short North Gazette

Columbus Distributing Co.  

Staples Facilities Solutions

Columbus Free Press

City of Columbus Staffers

Columbus City Police

The Media



Our Fallen Troops

12 Slain Paris “I Am Charlie” Staffers

Jerry Patterson

Pat Moorehead

Mary Boyd

Paris the Doo Dah Poodle

Bill Lewis & Stephanie Fibelkorn

Mayor Dana G. “Buck” Rinehart

Ohio Festival Blogger
CD102.5 - The Alternative Station

Kroger Community Rewards Reminder
Don't forget!
You can still help support Friends of Doo Dah Parade by enrolling in Kroger Community Rewards!
Register and link your Kroger Plus card online, and Kroger will make a quarterly donation to Friends of Doo Dah, based on a percentage of sales of all enrolled. Our organization number is 84794.
Annual renewal of your rewards enrollment and annual (April) re-enroll is required:
1. Enrollment page
2. FAQs (.pdf)

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Don't step in Doo-Doo! CowTV presents highlights from the 2009 Doo-Dah Parade from cowtvprod on Video.

Doo Dah Parade 2008
Picture by Illumiquest
Doo Dah Parade 2008
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Doo Dah Parade 2008
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Doo Dah Parade 2008
Picture by Illumiquest

Put your Money Where Your Mouth Is...

Consider A Contribution!

Friends of Doo Dah

is NOW a Non-Profit Organization

It's a tax write off!!  Whoo Hoo!!

If you love Doo Dah and want to help make it happen, click on the "Donate" button, and send us some jing!  Why not?  It's a tax write off!

Official PayPal Seal

 Or, you can mail a check to “Friends of Doo Dah”, 581 Reinhard Avenue, Columbus, OH  43206-2854.  All contributors will be listed on our  Doo Dah Poster, T-Shirts and web-site.


NEW FOR 2013...Contributors will get a wacky 2013 special Doo Dah Poster proclaiming that you are a 2013 Contributor!


Hey, it's a tax right off...what the heck...make that mammoth size donation today!

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