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25th Parade re-scheduled for Sunday, March 28, 2021

Get Ready to Celebrate!

The 25th Manchester Saint Patrick’s Parade has been re-scheduled for Sunday, March 28, 2021. 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!

In discussion with one of the restaurants that is a long time sponsor of the Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade, they suggested a way that the community can help is by purchasing gift cards to be used at a later date. It will help with the loss of revenue that they will see this month and months to come. I think it is a great idea.

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

News and Announcements

Please Help Our Restaurant Sponsors

The month of March is an important time of the year for our restaurants, especially those in the downtown. St. Patrick's Day itself and St. Patrick's parade day are two of the biggest days of the year for many restaurants. They are and will take a big hit with the...

Parade Cancelled

The Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade Committee has come to the difficult decision that, due to the information provided by the CDC regarding COVID-19, the Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade, scheduled for March 29, 2020 will be canceled. We are canceling out of the...

Café La Reine is New Sponsor

The Manchester Saint Patrick's Parade Committee would like you to join us in welcoming in our newest partner, Café la Reine. At Café la Reine, located at 915 Elm Street in Manchester, you will find an experience unique to downtown Manchester, NH. With exceptional...

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!!