Gaithersburg to Host St. Patrick’s Day Parade

stpatricksdayparadeThe City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 16  at Washingtonian Center.

The parade proceeds down Grand Corner Avenue at RIO, located near I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard.

Dozens of units will march in the parade, including Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, clowns, fire trucks, and more.

The Grand Marshal for this year’s parade is Garry Walker of the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department.

Albie Dee from 94.7 The Drive and JP Flaim of The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan – DC Sports Radio will emcee the parade.

After the parade, there will be live entertainment by the Lloyd Dobler Effect until 2 p.m. on the lakefront plaza.

Free parking is available in three garages along Washingtonian Boulevard.

For more parade information, visit the City of Gaithersburg’s website at

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