St. Patrick's Parade

2024 Theme:


We invite families to join with a family membership and local groups to apply for participation in our parade to support our mission of promoting the historical importance and legacy of St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland.  Join us as we parade through downtown Ponchatoula and send families home with the fixin's for a proper Irish dinner! 

Parade: Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 @ 10:30am.

Saint Patrick's Day



Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Wikipedia

Significance: Feast day of Saint Patrick, commemoration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024

Celebrations: Attending parades and a céilí; Wearing green and shamrocks; Drinking Irish beer and Irish whiskey

True colors: blue

Also called: Feast of Saint Patrick, Lá Fhéile Pádraig, Patrick's Day, (St) Paddy's Day, (St) Patty's Day (chiefly North America)

KOE Parade Application