16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Winds through Rio Washingtonian March 12

SOURCE: Gaithersburg City of Maryland

Posted: February 24, 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Harp and Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg and the Peterson Companies/Rio Washingtonian Center, will host the 16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Rio Washingtonian Center (I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard). Dozens of units will march in the parade, including Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, school groups, clowns, fire trucks, equestrian units, service organizations, and more. When the parade is over there will be live entertainment on the Lakefront Plaza until 1 p.m. The Grand Marshals this year are Alexis and Marty Magill, owners of Quincy’s Bar & Grille restaurants located in Gaithersburg and North Bethesda. The Magills have generously supported the Harp & Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg’s fundraising activities for more than five years. The parade will be emceed by Tommy McFly, Kelly Collis and Jen Richer of 94.7 Fresh FM’s “The Tommy Show.” Community groups and other organizations are invited to march in the parade. This is a great way to be involved in the community and to get your group noticed. Please note that participation in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade by groups or organizations other than City of Gaithersburg officials, departments or committees does not constitute City of Gaithersburg endorsement. A participant application form is available in the Related Documents section. If you are interested in participating as a sponsor, please e-mail Mary Gray at schaffgray@verizon.net. If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please e-mail Laurie Yankowski at lyankowski@petersoncos.com. For more information contact the City of Gaithersburg or The Harp and Shamrock Society at 240-447-9744, www.hssg.org. Location Rio Washingtonian Center 209 Boardwalk Place Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 Related Documents Invitation Flyer Parade Map Parade Participant Agreement Participant Registration Form Politician Registration Form Rio Washingtonian Center Directory Contact Information Parks, Recreation & Culture 301-258-6350 parksrec@gaithersburgmd.gov Office Hours Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM


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