The 66th annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off at noon on Sunday, March 19, 2017 in the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts.
This year's grand marshall is Sister Jane F. Morrissey, from the Sisters of Saint Joseph religious order. She is an educator, social justice activist and humanitarian who has worked among the poor all over the world - from
The three mile parade starts at Route 5 and Northampton Street and ends at High Street. Here is a map of the parade route.
Other parades taking place in Massachusetts on March 19 are in Abington, Boston and Scituate.
Here is a full schedule of parades in Massachusetts this month.
Find year round details on Irish events at IrishMassachusetts.com.