Pulaski Day Parade to be held in Northampton on Oct. 14
NORTHAMPTON – The 27th annual Pulaski Day Parade, sponsored by the Polish Heritage Committee, will march through downtown Northampton on Monday, Oct. 14 to honor General Casimir Pulaski, Revolutionary War hero and founder of the American Cavalry, and to celebrate Polish heritage and culture.
The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. from the former Blyda Ford lot on lower King Street and will march down King Street to Main Street's Pulaski Park.
The parade will feature civic and community organizations, military and veterans groups, agricultural groups, and numerous Polish organizations. It will include a number of floats, marching bands, and two polka bands that will escort the marchers down the streets.
There will also be contingents from several parishes in the Springfield Diocese in the line of march.
The parade will be preceded by a Polish memorial Mass at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church at 10 a.m. and will be followed by a commemorative program honoring General Pulaski at the park that bears his name.