Posts made in March, 2020


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 Covid-19 virus. 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...

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Parade Cancelled


Posted By on Mar 13, 2020

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 concern for the safety, health and well-being of our downtown partners, spectators, fans and participants. We would like to thank all of our sponsors for their continued...

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Café La Reine is New Sponsor


Posted By on Mar 11, 2020

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 customer service and the highest quality coffees, teas, outstanding breakfast and lunch sandwiches and incredible local, community driven owners. So if you are out and...

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The Passing of the Sash mass will be held at St. Raphael Church on Saturday, March 14th at 4pm. Father Jerome Day will preside over the mass and bless the sash for 2020 recipient, Stephanie McLaughlin. 2019 recipients John and Marilyn Cashin will be on hand to help present the sash to Stephanie.   The 2019 St. Thomas More award recipient, Diane Quinlan and her husband Gary will also be recognized at the mass. Also, 2020 Thomas J....

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On Saturday, March 7th, the Shamrocks on Elm Street were painted. We are getting ready to bring the largest Parade north of Boston down Elm Street on Sunday, March 29th at 12 noon. Plan now to come and see 7 high school bands, including all three Manchester high school bands, 5 pipe bands, four Irish dance schools, clowns, fire trucks, and so much more!

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