Painting o’ the green: Shamrock street art ready for 25th annual St. Patrick’s Parade

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St. Patrick’s Parade Committee Member and Recording Secretary, Brigit Souza with her daughters, Moira (7), Keira (5) and Fiona 2) saying good morning to Mayor Craig.

Photos by Stacy Harrison


UPDATE: March 13 – This event has been canceled. Read more here.

MANCHESTER, NH —The 25th Anniversary St. Patrick’s Parade will be held on Sunday, March 29 at noon. The parade route runs along Elm Street from Salmon Street to Auburn Street.

The Grand Marshal for the 25th Anniversary parade is Stephanie McLaughlin of Manchester. McLaughlin was nominated by friends and selected by a panel of past Grand Marshals.

The parade is the largest community event in Manchester, drawing upwards of 70,000 people to downtown Manchester. For additional information and a list of generous sponsors, please visit www.saintpatsnh.com.



Moira Souza – decked out for the St. Patrick’s Parade and the chilly weather!

St. Patrick’s Parade Committee Member/Recording Secretary, Brigit Souza painting the first shamrock with her daughters, Moira (7), Keira (5) and Fiona 2).

Mayor Craig with Parade Grand Marshal, Stephanie McLaughlin.

Mayor Craig with Parade Grand Marshal, Stephanie McLaughlin.

The view from Mayor Craig’s Office.

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