2022 Parade Award Recipients

Grand Marshals Award FDNY Emerald Society Pipe and Drums
Tom Slater Spirit of the Parade Connecticut Free Massons - 4th Masonic District
Best Overall Unit Navy Band Northeast
Best Entertainment Falun DAFA Exercise and Flower Dance
Best Float Rock House School of Music
Best Police Honor Guard - 1st place Yale University PD Honor Guard
Best Police Honor Guard - 2nd place CT Department of Correction Honor Guard Pipe & Drum Band
Best Police Marching Unit CT. State Police Marching (Marchers)
Best Fire Honor Guard Middletown Fire Department Honor Guard
Best Fire Department New Haven Fire Department Local 825
Best Volunteer Fire Department Hotchkiss Hose Company 1 - Derby FD
Best Fire Apparatus New Haven Fire Department Local 825
Best Junior Military Unit CT. Minuteman  Composite Squad - Civil Air Patrol
Best Senior Military Unit CT Army National Guard
Best Fife & Drum Corps - 1st place Stony Creek Drum Corps
Best Fife & Drum Corps - 2nd Place Mattatuck Drum Band
Best Pipe & Drum  - 1st place Police Pipes and Drums of Waterbury
Best Pipe & Drum  - 2nd Place Fairfield Gaelic Pipe  Band
Best Drum & Bugle - 1st place CT. Hurricanes Drum and Bugle
Best Drum & Bugle - 2nd Place CT Alumni Senior Drum and Bugle Corps
Best Reenactment The 27th Regiment   CT.  Volunteers
Best Youth Group The James Hillhouse High School JROTC
Best Irish Marching Unit - 1st place New Haven Gaelic Football & Hurling Club/IACC
Best Irish Marching Unit - 2nd Place West Haven Irish American Club
Best Irish Unit (Dance or other) Lenihan School of Irish Dance
Best High School Marching Band Wilbur Cross High School Marching Governors
Best Drill Team The Village Drill Team Organization
Best Exhibition Frank Fernicola Classic Cars
Best Media WTNH News 8 On Air
Best Charitable Organization Connecticut Star Wars Costuming Groups
Best Fraternal Organization Knights of Columbus


Award winning units will be honored at our awards ceremony on April 29, 2022, at the Knights of St. Patrick.

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