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The 63rd Annual Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held, rain, snow, or shine, on Saturday, March 16th 2019.  It will begin promptly at 11:00am from Newport City Hall and will proceed to Carroll Avenue at Saint Augustin’s Church in the heart of the Fifth Ward.  The parade this year is estimated to last 2 hours and will include Pipe Bands, Marching Bands, Fife & Drum Corps, Clown Units, reenactment units, and a host of local, state, and regional organizations including police and fire units, social/fraternal organizations, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Schools, and non-profits.

Here is the order of march;

Alphabetical: Organization/Group Division

All Saints STEAM Academy 2

Alzheimer’s Association- RI Chapter 2

American Legion 2

American Red Cross 6

Anytime Fitness 3

Bank Newport 3

Battery B First Light Artillery 5

Berkley Fire Dept. 5

Boston Windjammers 6

Boy Scouts / Venture Crew 2

Brian Boru Pipe Band 4

Bridge Liquors 4

Bristol County Fifes & Drums 3

Bristol Police Dept. 3

Brown Univ. Police Honor Guard 4

Central Falls Police Honor Guard 5

Clann Lir Academy 1

Coast Guard Station 2

Colchester Continentals Fife and Drum Corps 4

Colum Cille Pipes & Drums 3

Company A 3rd Arkansas 6

Cranston Police Honor Guard 4

Cycling Murrays 4

Dunn’s Corners Fire Dept. 6

East Providence Fire Dept. Honor Guard 4

East Providence Police Honor Guard 4

EDGE Drumline 4

Fall River Fire Dept.  4

Fall River Fire EMS Honor Guard 4

Fall River Police Honor Guard 4

Firehouse Dixie Band 5

Free Men of the Sea 4

Girl Scouts 2

Gloucester Light Infantry 5

Hianloland Fire Company 5

Hope & Jackson Fire Co. 5

Hopkins Hill Fire District 4

Jamestown Fire Dept. 3

Janoah the Unicyclist 3

Kelly School of Irish Dance 3

Kentish GuardsFife & Drums 3

Kingston Fire Department 5

Lime Rock Fire District 5

Lincoln Police Honor Guard 4

Marine 2

Middletown Fire Dept. 3

Middletown High School Band 3

Middletown Police Dept. 3

Miss RI 6

Mystic Highland Pipe Band 2

Naval Command and Schools 2

NEEC Max Man 3

New London Firefighters Pipes & Drums 2

Newport Biodiesel 3

Newport Car Museum 5

Newport Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 4

Newport County YMCA 4

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co. 1

Newport Yacht Club 3

Night Life Traditional 3

Night Life Party Band 3

North Kingstown Fire Dept. 5

North Providence Fire Dept. 5

NUWC, Newport 2

Ocean State Ghostbusters 5

OceanPointe Christian Church 4

Pawtucket Firefighters Honor Guard 2

Portsmouth Fire Dept. 3

Portsmouth High School Marching Band 2

Pour Judgement 3

Providence Brass Band 5

Providence Brigade Band 5

Providence Firefighters Local 799 4

Providence Police Dept. Honor Guard 4

Rhode Island Highlanders Pipe Band 1

Rhode Island Shrine Clown Unit 2

Rhode Island Shrine Motor Corp. 2

Rhode Island State Police 1

RI BAT Vehicle 4 Rogers High School Band 2

Rogers High School JROTC 2

Rogers High School Track Team 2

Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation 6

Saigon Express 6

Slim Possible 3

Smithfield Fire Dept.  5

Somerset Firefighters Honor Guard 6

Somerset Police Department Honor Guard 6

South Kingstown EMS 5

South Kingstown Police 5

Steven’s Independent Artillery 6

Strolling Hobos 4

Tall Cedar Clowns 3

The Landing 4

Thompson Middle School Marching Band 2

Tony the Dancing Cop 2

Trevor the Gamesman 4

United Service & Allied Workers of RI 2

U.S Customs & Border Protection 2

VFW Post 4487 2

Warren Fire Department 3

Warwick Fire Department 4

Warwick Police Department 4

Western Coventry Fire Department 4

West Warwick Police 5

Westport Fire Dept. 4

World’s Biggest Leprechaun 3

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