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2010 Dutchess County Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 1:00 pm
Dutchess County Parade Wappingers Falls, New York.


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2010 Parade Grand Marshal is Gerry McVicker

15th Annual St. Patrick's Parade will be held on Saturday, March 6th 2010. The location is Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, New York. Step off is at 1pm. This years Grand Marshal is Gerry McVicker. For additional info contact Jane or Mike Kelly at 845-462-2865 

Our goal is to continue to build upon the attendance and participation in the Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which is held in the Village of Wappingers Falls, NY always on the first Saturday of March.
Marchers should Line up at 12 Noon in the parking lot behind St. Mary’s Church. Parade step off time is 1 pm sharp.

This is our 15th Parade and its being held March 6th, 2010.

We created this web site so you can obtain all the information you need, including the Application to march in the Parade. The Irish Community can keep informed about the cultural events that are happening in Dutchess County by visiting this page regularly and accessing the links provided on it.

The St. Patrick’s Parade Committee was formed in the fall of 1995 by several members of the community and the Kevin Barry Irish Club. They gathered together to discuss having a St. Patrick’s Parade for Dutchess County residents. From this inspired group, a committee was formed and the fund raising began. Yes, it does cost money to run a Parade. All Marching Bands must be paid for and any transportation provided comes at a cost as well. We are now exempt from Federal Income Tax under Section 501C3 of the IRS code and therefore all contributions to the Parade Committee are deductible under Section 170 of the tax code. We are actively seeking Corporate Sponsors at this time so that we can continue to grow. Please contact Jack Fedigan at 845-297-1500 for further information on becoming a Corporate Sponsor.

We also issue a Parade Journal every year, which solicits ads to support the operational cost of the Parade. A Journal Ad Application is also provided on this site. For participants in the parade, registration ends February 7, 2010.

The Parade Journal Chairman is

Michael J. Kelly

91 Hillis Terrace
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603


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The Parade Committee Members are:

Chairman Dave Costello
Vice Chairman Ethel Brogan
Secretary Jane Kelly
Treasurer Glen Kelly
Journal Mike Kelly
Paul Mikolajczyk
Jane Kelly
Jackie Monroe
Publicity Judy Dries
Jeanne Henderson
Formation Bill Brogan
Enda Ryan
Village Liaison Dave Costello
Scholarship Fund Ethel Brogan
Trish Costello
Kathy Beale
Coporate Sponsorship Jack Fedigan
Security Paul Mikolajczyk
Fire Dept. Liaison John Begley
Special Events Trish Costello
Kathy Beale

Past Parade Grand Marshals:

2008 Noel T. Morris
2007 Tim Doyle
2006 John V. Fedigan
2005 Dave Costello
2004 Peg Connelly
2003 Jim Cunningham
2002 Michael J Kelly
2001 Jim O'Brien
2000 Monsignor Francis Bellew
1999 Mary & Fred McVicker
1998 Cornelius Flatherty
1997 Ethel Brogan
1996 Fr Charlie Coen


In the Fall of 1995, several members of the community and the Kevin Barry Irish Club gathered together to discuss the idea of a Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Parade. This idea became a fact when, on March 9, 1996, with the help and blessing of St. Mary’s Parish and the Wappingers Falls Village Board, the first Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Parade stepped off at 1:00 pm from St. Mary’s parking lot in Wappingers Falls.  Now entering our twelfth year the Parade has grown into the very enjoyable and dignified event that attracts thousands of participants and spectators from near and far.  This year the parade is in its 12th  year and will be held Saturday, March 3 in the Village of Wappingers Falls.

Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Parade Committee, Inc.