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Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

March 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

john Dilworth Parade photographer Newport St Patricks Day parade


Saturday, March 12th 2022

The 66th Annual Newport, Rhode Island Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held, rain, snow, or shine, on Saturday, March 12th 2022.  It will begin promptly at 11:00am from Newport City Hall and will proceed to Carroll Avenue at Saint Augustin’s Church in the heart of the Fifth Ward.  The parade this year is estimated to last 2 hours and will include Pipe Bands, Marching Bands, Fife & Drum Corps, Clown Units, reenactment units, and a host of local, state, and regional organizations including police and fire units, social/fraternal organizations, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Schools, and non-profits.

The Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is always held on the Saturday preceding March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day), unless the 17th is a Saturday in which case it is held on that day.

Usually, every year we honor two individuals, a Grand Marshal and a Dedicant.  This year, the parade is dedicated to and the Grand Marshal is .

About This Year’s Button:

Our yearly button designs try to incorporate the vocation or interests of our Grand Marshal. This year,



Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day
Saturday, September 25, 2021

12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Irish-American Athletic Club

Cappy’s Hillside Cafe

Fastnet Pub

Busker’s Pub


Hibernian Hall

Join us for 5 bagpipe bands, pirates, Fife Corps, and other entertainment at these fine locations!

Sponsored by: IHOP & Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.



St. Practice Day
Sunday, February 19, 2022

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

O’Brien’s Pub, 501 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840

This major Parade fund-raiser is in honor of the Grand Marshal – , and will feature light food, music, & raffles!!  This event is always a blast!  Price is $25

Sponsored by:O’Brien’s Pub


Green Eggs & Ham Brunch
Sunday, Feburary 27, 2022

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

This is a parade fund-raiser, and is always a great fun family event. Come on down and enjoy the big spread of food. Price is $10 adults, $5 children 3-12, (under 3 free).  Live Irish music to follow at 1:00 pm!


Grand Marshal Roast

Sunday, March 6, 2022


The roast is honoring this year’s Grand Marshal,.  The event will begin at 1:30pm and will end when all roasting in completed.  Tickets are $25.  For advanced tickets call 846-5081 or purchase from Hibernian Hall.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Sponsored by: The Parade Committee


Big Daddy Award Ceremony & Pre-Parade Party
Friday, March 11, 2022

6:00 pm

Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

This year’s winner is.

This is a free event. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Entertainment will include Collume Cille and Banda La Gaites Austries Spanish Pipes and Drums bands, along with a DJ. Special guests include Big Daddy Award winner.

66th Annual – Newport, RI – St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 12, 2022

11:00 am Start @  Newport City Hall on Broadway finishing at Carroll Avenue at Saint Augustin’s Church in the heart of the Fifth Ward. Two hours.

Sponsored by: The Parade Committee

14th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Family Celebration

Saturday, March 12, 2022

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location Martin Recreation Center “The Hut” – 35 Golden Hill Street

This event is a non- alcohol event. There will be entertainment with; Bag Pipers, Irish step dancers, pirates, face painting, and more. There will be a “How Green AM I” contest with cash prize ($150, 100, & 50) and a $100 cash door prize!   There will also be giveaways. Entry is free!

Enjoy a classic good time at no cost and a chance to win prizes and money!

Sponsored by:


Parade Award Night

Thursday, TBD, 2022

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: TBD



“Best of” awards will be presented to the winners of this year’s Parade.  Always a fun time with heavy hors d’oeuvres and great Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co. beer!

Sponsored by: Newport This Week & Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.


Photo by John Dilworth parade photographer


March 12
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
(401) 846-5081
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