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36th Annual York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Entry Winners

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March 19, 2019
36th Annual York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Entry Winners
Over 10,000 attended the 36th Annual York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade which stepped off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from Market and Penn Streets.
Nearly 90 entries took part in this annual celebration of Celtic heritage, including bands, Irish dance groups, floats, antique and decorated vehicles, clowns, individuals and family groups, organizations, and media entries.  
This year’s Grand Marshals are Rodney, Mary and Jay Yeaple.
Mistress of Ceremonies announcing parade entries at Continental Square this year was WPMT Fox 43’s Samantha Galvez.


CONGRATULATIONS to our 2019 York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Winners

Decorated Vehicle – Commercial First Place: Shiloh Paving & Excavating Inc.
Honorable Mention: The Curious Little Playhouse
Decorated Vehicle – Non Commercial First Place: York City Derby Dames
Honorable Mention: York County Corvette Club
Antique Vehicle First Place: Murren Firefighter Memorial Foundation
Honorable Mention: Perry County Old Iron Collectors Inc.
Individual / Family Group First Place: Joel Toluba
Honorable Mention: The Enchanted Teapot
Float First Place: Clan Walsh
Honorable Mention: St. Patrick School
Honorable Mention: York County Federation of Democratic Women and Friends
Non-Profit Organization First place: Bumps & Berms BMX 
Honorable Mention: York College Best Buddies
Honorable Mention: Loving Eyes 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Club 
Honorable Mention: York Fresh Food Farms
Honorable Mention: Southern PA Incident Network (SPIN)
Honor Guard First place: Sea Scouts Ship 25
Honorable Mention: Cedar Cliff High School JROTC
Media First Place: CBS 21
Honorable Mention: WMPT Fox 43
Irish Dance Group First Place: Ni Riain School of Irish Dance
Honorable Mention: McGinley School of Irish of Dance
Best of Parade: Youth Development Center
Please note: Our panel of judges is comprised of parade sponsors and not parade committee members.
The parade draws an estimated 10,000 people downtown each year and is a huge boost for downtown merchants. 
The parade is organized by the York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, Inc., an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization.  This is the 21st year the group has organized the parade, which has grown dramatically since the City of York relinquished responsibility of the event in January 1999.
The parade is funded by corporate sponsors, entry fees, and a variety of fundraising activities planned throughout the year.
The parade committee is still seeking additional sponsors to help fund this year’s parade. Those interested should email the parade committee at YorkStPatParade@gmail.com
For more information, visit www.YorkSaintPatricksDayParade.org. You can also follow the parade on Twitter (@YorkStPatParade) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/YorkStPatParade).

Victoria A. Connor
Chief Executive Officer
137 East Market Street, York, PA 17401
Email: victoria.connor@yorkbar.com
Web:   www.yorkbar.com
Office: 717-854-8755x206
Cell:    717-683-5197