With the annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Road Race and Parade taking place this weekend, certain roads will be closed along race and parade routes.
Drivers traveling around Holyoke should take note of the following information:
Saturday, March 18th
Downtown will be closed at the following locations
12:30 PM – Road Race course
The race will begin at the intersection of Maple and Lyman Streets at 1pm in a series of waves. Streets along the race route will open as the last runners proceed.
A shuttle bus will run between HCC Lots A, B, C, D, & E and the Mater Dolorosa parking lot at Lyman and Chestnut continuously from 9am to 5pm.
Sunday, March 19th
9:45am: I-91 Exit 14 (at Cherry Street near Homestead Avenue) off ramps will be closed
10:00 – Parade route
Parade will begin at 11:10am and take approximately three hours for the entire parade to begin moving. Streets along the parade route will open as the end of the parade proceeds.