Category: st-patricks-day

St. Pat’s for All Parade celebrates 25 Years of inclusivity with high-profile attendees

Mar. 4, 2024 By admin March 4, 2024 By Staff Report Thousands of people lined a sun-kissed Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside on Sunday to celebrate the 25th-annual St. Pat’s for All Parade.  The parade, which was established in response to the LGBT community being excluded from marching under a banner at the Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade, featured dozens of organizations—including marching bands, dance troupes, community groups, sports teams and children’s clubs. Several elected officials also took part in Sunday’s parade, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NYS Attorney General Letitia James, Council Members Julie Won and Adrienne Adams, Borough President… Read more »

St. Pat’s for All scheduled for March 3 in Sunnyside and Woodside

St Pats For All Parade 2020, County Cork Pipes and Drums. Image: Michael Dorgan, Sunnyside Post

Feb. 26, 2024 By Matt Tracy It’s that time of year again. The 25th annual edition of the St. Pat’s for All Parade — an inclusive celebration of Irish culture and heritage — is scheduled to roll through the streets of Sunnyside and Woodside in Queens on March 3. Local families, businesses, organizations, and elected officials are expected to be decked out in green for the event, which originated more than two decades ago due to the exclusion of LGBTQ individuals from the Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade. LGBTQ groups can now participate in Manhattan, but St. Pat’s for All […]

‘St. Pat’s For All’ parade returning to Sunnyside/Woodside on March 5

St. Pats For All (Photo by Michael Dorgan, Queens Post)

Feb. 28, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The annual Sunnyside/Woodside St. Pat’s For All parade will take place on Sunday, March 5, with dozens of groups already signed up to march. The parade is Sunnyside’s largest event each year, and several Irish cultural groups, LGBT organizations, music groups and a multitude of marching bands are expected… Read more »