March for St. Patrick

Parades in Beacon, Wappingers Falls

The first “Parade of Green,” the first St. Patrick’s Day parade in Beacon in 25 years, is scheduled for Main Street in Beacon at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 12. Visit for information on marching or sponsorship.

The 21st annual Dutchess County parade will be held a week earlier, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, rain or shine, in Wappingers Falls. The kid-friendly event starts at the corner of West Main Street and Delavergne Avenue. For more information, visit

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