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Sunday, March 25, 2018

The 23rd Manchester Saint Patrick’s Parade has been scheduled for Sunday, March 25, 2018. The counter at the top of the page is counting the days, hours and minutes until the step off at the north end of Elm St, in Manchester, NH.

This website is dedicated to keeping participants, sponsors and parade watchers informed about the coming parade as well as a review of last year’s parade. There is also a photo gallery of previous parades.

Please enjoy your visit to this website and come back often to look for new articles and new information about this years parade.

News and Announcements

Meet 2018 Grand Marshal Sheila Smith

The St. Patrick’s Parade committee has announced that LAOH member Sheila Smith has been named as the Grand Marshal for the 2018 Manchester Saint Patrick's Parade. Sheila was educated in the Manchester School system and received an Associate’s Degree from Hesser...

It’s Over…And It Was Great!

Click here for more pictures courtesy of the Union Leader Grand Marshal Al Heidenreich commented following the Parade... "Let's do it all over again"! Grand Marshal Al Heidenreich receives his framed Proclamation Click on the Picture Above for a Union Leader Article...

Meet 2017 Grand Marshal Al Heidenreich

AOH member Alan “Al” Heidenreich has been named as the Grand Marshal for the 2017 Manchester Saint Patrick's Parade. He was nominated by AOH member Dick Phelan. The committee consisting of the 5 most recent Past Grand Marshals unanimously...

Sponsor Opportunities

Sponsors of the St. Patrick’s Parade can choose from individual units, parade divisions, or the entire parade. For more information on amounts, availability and benefits, please contact the parade committee at saintpatsparadenh@gmail.com or use the sponsor contact form.

Manchester Gives Back

Help your local food pantries by donating canned goods and non-perishable food items. Look for the New Horizon vehicle in the parade. Any donation, even if it’s just one can, is greatly appreciated!

The parade committee would like to recognize our brothers and sisters in the Greek community as they celebrate Greek Independence Day on March 25.

Why isn’t the parade on St. Patrick’s Day?

Many people wonder why the parade is not held on the actual day that others celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The answer is quite simple. It is vary hard to compete with the likes of Boston and New York when it comes to attracting quality bands, marching units and floats on the actual day. Besides…St. Patrick’s Day is a period of time, not a day, so why not streeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeetch it out a little!!