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!
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.
Sign Up for our 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Road Race held on March 21, 2015