Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Parade at Gaithersburg’s Washingtonian Center
The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Harp and Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg and The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 12th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Washingtonian Center (I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard).
Dozens of units will march in the parade, including Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, clowns, fire trucks, and more. When the parade is over there will be live entertainment on the Lakefront Plaza until 1 p.m.
The Grand Marshals for this year’s parade are singer, songwriter Cathy Ponton King, who grew up in an Irish neighborhood in nearby Hyattsville, Maryland, and MIX 107.3FM radio personality Robert Carson.
For more information on the St. Patrick's Day Parade contact the City of Gaithersburg at 301-258-6350, www.gaithersburgmd.gov/stpatricksparade or The Harp and Shamrock Society at 301-447-9744, www.hssg.org.
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