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2010 Scranton Pennsylvania  Saint Patrick's Day Parade

 

Saturday, March 13TH, 2010 11:30 am

 

Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Pennsylvania (PA)

 

This year's Scranton St. Patrick's Parade is on Saturday, March 13th, 2010. If you like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, or simply like to celebrate, then why not do it early? Since 1962 the St. Patrick's Parade Association of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania conducts the nationally acclaimed parade - The weekend before the blessed feast day

     Show off your musical group (bag pipes, highschool band or string band) and join with the other floats and marchers to show off your musical and artistic talent as one of the 10,000 (and growing) participants. Click on Entry Form to be part of the next strut.

We are the second largest parade in the country, as measured by participants per population of the city in which it's held*. Savannah, GA is first, New York City was third.

*For cities with a population over 50,000


Thank you to WYOU our broadcasting partner for this year's event. Television coverage begins at 12 noon on WYOU

Mr. Flanaganís appointment, as well as those of several other dignitaries who lead the annual procession, have been announced by the St. Patrickís Day Parade Committee of Lackawanna County.

William Egan Sr. is honorary grand marshal; Mayor Chris Doherty, parade marshal; Leo P. Higgins, honorary parade marshal, and Monsignor James McGarry, honorary parade commander.

Mr. Flanagan is the business manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 81. Mr. Egan is president of Kelly Motor Co. and father of Parade Association president Bill Egan Jr. Along with being Scrantonís mayor, Mr. Doherty is president of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. A past president of the parade association, Mr. Higgins is an officer of the Irish American Menís Association. Monsignor McGarry is the pastor of Our Lady of the Snows Church in Clarks Summit.

The parade steps off Saturday at 11:45 a.m. on Wyoming Avenue near Mulberry Street. It is dedicated to the memory of Monsignor Andrew McGowan, Timmy Cummings and Donald Regan, who passed away this year. The 2007 Brian P. Kelly Memorial 5K Race is dedicated to William Haggerty.

Parade day will begin with Mass at St. Peterís Cathedral at 10 a.m. The 5K race will take off at 11:30 and the parade will start winding through the downtown 15 minutes later.

This yearís parade route will continue down Wyoming Avenue to Lackawanna Avenue, turn left on Lackawanna and head up to Jefferson Avenue, where it will cut over to Spruce Street in front of the Radisson at Lackawanna Station hotel. The parade will move down Spruce, turning right on North Washington Avenue, passing the reviewing stand in front of the Lackawanna County Courthouse.

Details on the parade and how to become a corporate or divisional sponsor are available by visiting www.StPatParade.com.

The Saint Patrick's Day parade in Scranton boasts 5,000 participants, including floats, bagpipe players, high school bands, minstrels, and Irish groups. It has been going on annually since 1862 by the St. Patrick's Day Parade Association of Lackawanna County and the parade has gotten attention nationally as being one of the better St. Patrick's Day parades. The parade route begins on Wyoming Ave. and loops up to Penn Ave. and then Lackawanna Ave. before going back down over Jefferson Ave. to get to Washington Ave.

It has been going on annually since 1862 by the St. Patrick's Day Parade Association of Lackawanna County and the parade has gotten attention nationally as being one of the better St. Patrick's Day parades. The parade route begins on Wyoming Ave. and loops up to Penn Ave. and then Lackawanna Ave. before going back down over Jefferson Ave. to get to Washington Ave. Scranton hosts the fourth largest St. Patrick's Day Parade in the United States.  In 2003, more than 100,000 people lined the parade route throughout the downtown. 

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY PARADE ASSOCIATION
OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY, INCORPORATED
POST OFFICE BOX 374
SCRANTON, PA 18501-0374