The Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade has been a cherished institution since 1952. Each March, our city streets fill with happy folks from near and far celebrating Irish heritage, civic pride, faith, family, friendship and tradition. A regional event attracting over 400,000 on street spectators, this Parade is the Pioneer Valley’s biggest homecoming of the year!
The Saint Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, Inc. is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Float awards.
Daniel E. Tierney, one of the original organizers of the Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade and builder of countless floats for the Parade died Sunday morning at the age of 87 just hours before the Parade began.
T-Mobile is a proud Major Sponsor of the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke and will be the sponsor kicking off the 2015 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade. T-Mobile has teamed up with the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke for a 2015 Parade Weekend Social Media $500 Photo Contest! Enter for your chance to win $500!
Everyone who comes to the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade, Road Race and homecoming weekend knows it is the best celebration anywhere. Let’s show the world how magical Holyoke Parade & Road Race Weekend is for all of us in the Pioneer Valley!
Scott Leary's idea for a float was picked by the St. Patrick's Committee of Holyoke for their "Design a Float Competition." A float will be built to match his design and be used by the Grand Colleen and her court during the parade.
An online business news outlet omitted the Paper City from its list of the top 10 St. Patrick's parades. The story listed New York, Chicago and Boston as home to the top three parades leaving Holyoke out of the top 10 entirely.
John M. Maguire has been named the 2015 John F. Kennedy Award winner which is presented annually to an American of Irish descent who has distunguished themselves in their chosen field.
WGBY, Channel 57 our local PBS affiliate is Broadcasting the entire Parade LIVE Sunday, March 22, 2015 at noon.
Get Ready for the 41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Road Race held on March 19, 2016
USA Today has listed Holyoke on the top of their list of celebrations for our area.