County Saint Patrick's Day Parade
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
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
|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
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
91 Hillis Terrace
Michael J. Kelly
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
The Parade Committee Members are:
|Fire Dept. Liaison
Past Parade Grand Marshals:
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||Noel T. Morris
||John V. Fedigan
||Michael J Kelly
||Monsignor Francis Bellew
||Mary & Fred McVicker
||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.