Chris Blue, 2022 Grand Marshal

Knox St. Patrick’s Parade is proud to announce our 2022 Grand Marshal, Chris Blue. Chris Blue, a Knoxville native, is the 2017 Season 12 winner of The Voice. He began singing in church at age 3 and never looked back. Chris won the Voice-Off Knoxville competition in 2015, then toured locally as well as in…

McLaughlin Irish Spirit Scholarship

The Knox St. Patrick’s Parade committee awarded their first annual, “John and Pat McLaughlin Irish Spirit Scholarship”, with excitement today. The scholarship was awarded to 2020 high school graduate, Catherine Gleason. The scholarship is named for the late Mr. and Mrs. John and Pat McLauglin, the original parade organizers in the 1980’s. Mrs. Sue McLaughlin…

Continue to Support

Our hearts are heavy but our Irish eyes will continue to smile. It was a sad day for our little non profit company. When we decided to bring the St. Patrick’s parade back to Knoxville we decided we wanted all the proceeds to benefit Catholic Charities of East Tennessee because they help those in our…

Thank you to Gus’s & Cyclebar

Thank you to local businesses, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken and Cyclebar Bearden for giveback days on Sunday, March 8. It is only with the support of local businesses and families that our parade can be a success. Gus’s Giveback Day was a winner! 10% of their sales on Sunday come directly to the parade….