We definitely shed quite a few tears on March 12th when we had to cancel the parade, (yet again), after planning and preparing for a year. Today, however, we are ALL SMILES! Thanks to our generous sponsors, participants, wonderful volunteers, and behind the scenes supporters, we were able to give CCETN $20,000! THAT is whatContinue reading “Our Gift to CCETN”
Our sincere thanks goes out to Summit Media, Knoxville local radio stations, Star 102.1, 100.3 The Wolf, Hot 104.5 and Awesome 93.1 FM. Tune in and give them a listen!
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Bring your group, business, team, or band and be part of the fun! Join us as we parade through downtown Knoxville on Saturday, March 12, 2022. There are many ways to sponsor this year’s parade. As our event grows we have seen the growth of more events, moreContinue reading “Let’s March”
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 inContinue reading “Chris Blue, 2022 Grand Marshal”
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 McLaughlinContinue reading “McLaughlin Irish Spirit Scholarship”
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 ourContinue reading “Continue to Support”