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2016 TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade - Saturday March 12, 2016

Parade results listed below :
 Thank you for your participation and support!

The TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee

2015 TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Award Winners

2015 TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Awards Winners

The TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Committee is proud to announce this year's award winners

TOPS Friendly Markets Best in Show - 

Rochester Scottish Pipes and Drum

The Robert Nolan Community Service Award

 (Best Government or Public Service)

Rochester Department of Environmental Services

The Robert P. Kelly Irish Spirit Award (Best Pipe Band)

Gates Keystone Police and Drum

The Thomas Fitzpatrick Spirit Award (Floats)

1st Place : Fabulous Flowers & Gifts

2nd Place : TOPS Friendly Markets

Dance Schools

1st Place : Shannonside Ceili Dancers

2nd Place : Dunleavy Irish Dance

Fire Departments

1st Place : City of Rochester Fire Department

2nd Place : Pittsford Fire Depertment


!st Place :  Ghost Riders

2nd Place : Prime Time Brass

Best Commercial Unit

1st Place : Irish Import Shop

2nd Place : Genesee Brewery

Best Non Commercial Unit

1st Place : Rochester Animal Services

2nd Place : Holy Cross School and CYO - Diocesan Catholic Schools


Celtic Faire - Fun for the entire family!!

The Celtic Faire will be held (within the Radisson, second floor) between 11:00am-4:00pm Saturday, March 14, 2015 Performances throughout the faire by the magician, story teller and traditional Irish Folk Music by the Comhaltas (pronounced Coltice).  Activities and vendors include...

City offering FREE parking for the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade

Rochester, NY (WROC)-  The TOPS Rochester St. Paddy's Day Parade is just a few days away and the city of Rochester is making parking a little easier for spectators.  Free parking will be available at Sister Cities, Court Street, East End, Washington Square, and South Avenue parking gara...

Become a TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Sponsor!!

Here's your opportunity to join a select group of diverse and civically minded businesses and individuals in sponsoring the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade. With various levels of sponsorship, even the tightest budgets can take advantage of the multitude of advertising exposure afforded the ...

Johnny's "Runnin' O The Green"

A yearly event, Johnny's "Runnin' O The Green" will once again be held "Parade Day", Saturday March 14, 2105. The 5 mile run will start at 9:30am. Several associated events and entry forms can be found HERE

The "Irish Insider" Newsletter (1992-1997) now online

The "Irish Insider", a publication that Jack and Missy Rosenberry published from July 1992 - June 1997 can now be accessed online. Features on the parade and almost anything that was Irish in Rochester at the time will surely bring a smile to your face. Click HERE to view those newsletters.

2015 TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade route announced

The City of Rochester has announced the route of the 2015 TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade (option "D"). Similar in nature to the route the parade has taken for years, the parade will now begin around the intersections of East Ave and Scio Streets. The parade will then continue down East Aven...

NEW FEATURE - "Meet our Bands"

The TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee is proud to announce a new website feature - "Meet our Bands". Bios on the organizations that participate year after year and those who will be joining the parade for the first time. Please go to "Parade Information, Meet Our Bands!" to read thei...


  • Tops Friendly Markets
  • Temple Bar
  • Insomnia Cookies
  • Crane Hogan Structural Systems
  • Salinger
  • 96.5 WCMF
  • Murphy and Nolan, Inc.
  • Thaney & Associates
  • 98 WPXY
  • Guinness
  • WBEE
  • LaBella Associates, P.C.
  • Mark
  • USA Payroll
  • - We make shopping local easy.
  • Freetime Magazine
  • Johnny
  • Rochester Red Wings
  • Vision Automotive
  • ESPN Sports Radio
  • The DDS Companies
  • Platinum Limousine
  • Rochester Police Emerald Society
  • Time Warner Cable News
  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • Connors & Ferris
  • 100.5 The Drive
  • The City of Rochester, NY
  • First Student
  • 98.9 The Buzz
  • O
  • Ancient Order of Hibernians
  • Monroe County, NY
  • The Rochester Americans
  • Friendly Sons and Daughters
  • WROC
  • equaTEK Interactive - your web interaction experts
  • Genesee Beer - NA Breweries
  • Radison Hotel Rochester Riverside
  • Corrigan Moving
  • M&T Bank
  • Rural Metro
  • Budweiser

Contact Us

TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee
Box 270
144 Village Landing
Fairport, NY 14450

Parade Hotline
(585) 234-5167


The St. Patrick's Day Parade is one of Rochester's oldest  traditions.

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