Manchester’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade canceled

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal Stephanie McLaughlin is ready for parade day.

The following information was provided by the City of Manchester

MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade Committee has come to the 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 support.  For a list of sponsors, please visit
We are hopeful that each and every one of you will take measures to protect yourselves and your loved ones by adhering to the following:

What should I do to prepare/respond as an individual?

Practicing a few common-sense public health steps can help stop the spread of COVID-19.

*   Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a 60 percent or greater alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
*   Clean and disinfect frequently used objects and surfaces at home and in the workplace.
*   Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, and mouth.
*   Stay home when you are sick and avoid close contact with people who are sick.
*   Temporarily replace the handshake, hugs, and physical contact with a friendly wave.

For up-to-date- information on COVID-19 please go to