St. Patrick's Parade this Sunday

Be Irish for a day, meet up with friends, and celebrate the return of spring

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  • This year's Grand Marshal is pictured with some of her aides (from left): Brendan Coyne, Aide at Large; Denis P. Mulcahy, Greenwood Lake Gaelic Cultural Society; Maureen Larney, Irish Heritage Festival; Briege Debold, LAOH Division 5; Sister Ann Daly, PBVM, Grand Marshal; George Anderson, AOH Division 1; Billy Coffey, St. Brendan’s GAA; and Conor Gillis, AOH Division 4. (Photo provided)

  • The parade route

Line of march

Scotchtown Road, 1:15 p.m.
Village of Goshen Police Escort Vehicle
Warwick, New Windsor, Newburgh and Goshen PD’s Motorcycle Escort
New York State Police Color Guard
NYS Police Vehicle
Town of Goshen Police Vehicle
Mid-Hudson Parade Committee Banner
Grand Marshal
Sister Ann Daly
Bishop Lagonegro
Tetz Family Clydesdales
Aides to the Grand Marshal
Irish Wolfhounds
Past Grand Marshals
Dana Hummer (Senator Larkin)
National, state, county and local dignitaries

Scotchtown Road, 1:15 p.m.
Ancient Order of Hibernians County Banner
Ancient Order of Hibernians Color Guard
Ancient Order of Hibernians Pipe & Drum
AOH Orange County President
AOH N.Y. State Officers
Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1
Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 2
Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 4
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 4
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Junior Div. 5
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 5
County building parking lot
Orange County Sheriff Dept. Color Guard
Orange County Sheriff Carl Dubois
Orange County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Explorers
Police Emerald Society of the Hudson Valley
Scotia Glenville Pipe Band
St. John’s Catholic School Goshen
John S. Burke Catholic High School
Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree
St. John’s Assembly #769
Middletown Assembly #762 Warwick Valley Assembly # 776
St. John’s Goshen K of C Council #1106
Monroe K of C Council #2079
Orange County Right to Life
Goshen Combined Veterans Color Guard
American Legion Post 377 American Legion Post 488 Monroe
Catholic War Veterans Post 1923
Disabled War Veterans V.F.W Post 1708
Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 212 Goshen
Combined Veterans Vehicles & Marchers
American Gold Star Mothers
Escorted by Rolling Thunder NY Chapter 3
124TH N.Y.S.V. “ORANGE Blossoms” Re-enactors
Goshen Lions Club
Goshen Rotary Club
Goshen Cornerstone Theatre Arts
Goshen American Cancer Society
Goshen Fire Department Color Guard
Firefighter Mcfadden Pipes & Drums
Goshen Fire Department
Goshen Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Goshen Ambulance Vehicles
Chester Fire Department
County building parking lot
Washingtonville H.S. U.S. Army JROTC
Chester Academy Marching Band
Irish American Society of Middletown
Greenwood Lake Gaelic Cultural Society
Project Children
Sheahan, Gormley School of Irish Dancing
St. Brendan’s GAA Club
Irish Heritage Festival
NYC Retired Firefighter Color Guard
NYC Retired Firefighters Pipes & Drums
NYC Retired Firefighter Vehicles
NYC Retired Firefighter of O.C
NYC Fire Riders Motorcycle Club
Orange Ulster BOCES
Broome St. Marching Band
Polkelenie Dancers
Access Channel 23
“Country Strong” Rockland Boulders
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Young Professionals of Orange County
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
WHUD Pilot
American Miss Cover Girl
Happy Hudson News Vehicle

Erie Street
Minisink H.S. U.S. Army JROTC
Middletown H.S. Marching Band
Boy Scouts of America Goshen #62
South Centerville #1059
Otisville Boy Scouts
Scotchtown Boy Scouts
Girl Scouts of America Hearts of the Hudson
Goshen Sarah Wells Trail Service Unit 22
Goshen Girl Scout, Brownies & Daisies
North Rockland High School Marching Band
Chester Girl Scouts
Middletown, Girl Scouts
Warwick Girl Scouts
Minisink Girl Scouts
Monroe Girl Scouts
Otisville Girl Scouts
Florida Girl Scouts
Erie Street
Excelsior Marching Band
Orange County 4H Clubs
Hamptonburgh Highlights
Caprine Voyagers
Extreme Equestrians
Florida Fast Flames
Greystone Gallopers
The Sheep’s Flock
Orange County Hare Raisers
Farm Friends
The Elementals
The Flyers
Foxlair Equestrians
The Mind Breakers
Cross Rails & Cross Rails Ministries
Orange County Auto Club
Village Police Vehicle
Goshen Ambulance Corps Vehicle

— "We are happy to say that this is our 14th year in Goshen!" says the Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Parade Committee, which is gearing up for the big day on Sunday, March 13.

Line up for the parade will be at 1 p.m. at three locations: the Orange County Government Center, Erie Street, and Scotchtown Road. The parade will step off at 2 p.m.

Parade day starts with a 9 a.m. Mass at The National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 70 Carmelite Drive, Middletown. The service honors St. Patrick, patron saint of the Archdiocese of New York. His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan will be the Mass Celibrant.

The parade committee will then host its Grand Marshal’s Breakfast, in honor of Sister Ann, at Kuhl’s Highland House at 10.30 a.m. (Sorry, this is a ticket holder only breakfast. No tickets will be sold at the door.)

The parade will include marching pipe and drum units and marching bands, including The Pipes and Drums of the AOH of Orange County, the Walker Valley Marching Band, Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band, Firefighter McPadden Pipe Band, New York City Retired Firefighter Pipes and Drums, Chester Academy Marching Band, Broome Street Marching Band, Middletown High School Marching Band, and the North Rockland High School Marching Band. The award-winning Excelsior Marching Band will be making its debut.

Others making their way through the village will be military honor guards, JROTC units, schools, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, Irish and Polish dancers, and many other organizations.

The parade route and organizational line up locations can be found at and the Parade Committee’s Facebook page.

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