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…

Breaking News: Parade Cancelled

With heavy hearts, we announce that out of concern and protection of the public, this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade has been cancelled. Thanks to all for your generosity and support. Read more from WATE>

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….