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25th Parade This Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 12 Noon

Get Ready to Celebrate!

The 25th Manchester Saint Patrick’s Parade has been re-scheduled for Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 12 noon. 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 next years 25th parade!

Our downtown sponsors include: Café La Reine, The Wild RoverThe Strange BrewThe Shaskeen, and Murphy’s Taproom.

News and Announcements

March 27, 2022 at 12 Noon on Elm Street

Accepting GM Nominations

The Saint Patrick's Parade Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Grand Marshal. Please go to the "Honors" tab at the top of the home page and a drop-down menu will appear with a link to the GM nomination form. Please keep in mind that nominations are due...

It’s OVER and it was GREAT!

The 25th Manchester Saint Patrick's Parade is in the books. After a 2-year hiatus due to Covid we finally brought this wonderful Parade down Elm Street. By all accounts it was worth the wait. Five Pipe Bands, seven marching bands including all 3 city high school...

HAPPY GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY!

The Manchester Saint Patrick's Parade Committee would like to recognize this important day for our Greek Brothers and Sisters. The Irish culture and the Greek culture have been intertwined here in the Queen City for many years dating back to both cultures immigrating...

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 New Horizon’s Food Pantry 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!There will be collection sites along the Parade route – Pappy’s Pizza – 1087 Elm St. 1000 Elm St.- City Hall Plaza – Victory Park.

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 very 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!!