Every year, tens of thousands of people turn out for the biggest homecoming in town to watch the St. Patrick's Parade make its way down the streets of Holyoke. Whether you're a lifelong fan, new to town or living halfway across the world, you won't want to miss a moment of this beloved community event.
Each year, it costs approximately a half a million dollars to produce a Parade and Road Race of this caliber, complete with spectacular special events and renowned award winners. Without the generosity of our sponsors, this incredible annual celebration and homecoming event would not be possible.
Dr. Christopher Fox of Notre Dame Named 2019 Ambassador’s Award Recipient
On Sunday February 24th the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke announced that Dr. Christopher Fox of Notre Dame, Indiana. Fox is a professor of English at the University of Notre Dame and co-founder of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies. The Ambassador Award is presented each year to a person or organization that has worked […]
2019 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade to Stream Live on CW Springfield
On Sunday, March 17th at noon, the sights and sounds of the 68th Annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade will be broadcast live on The CW Springfield. The parade will also be streamed live on WWLP.com. 22News Anchors Rich Tettemer and Tamara Sacharczyk will serve as parade hosts. 22News Anchor Barry Kriger will provide interviews from […]
Comedian, Improvisational Performer and Holyoke Native, TJ Jagodowski, named JFK National Award Recipient
The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke has announced that the 62nd recipient of the JFK National Award is comedian, actor, improvisational performer and Holyoke native, TJ Jagodowski. The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Award is presented annually to an American of Irish descent who has distinguished themselves in their chosen field. TJ’s career spans across the stage, […]