Participants sought for Gaithersburg’s St. Patrick’s Day parade -- Gazette.Net


The city of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Harp and Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg, the Peterson Cos. of Fairfax, Va., the Washingtonian Center and 94.7 Fresh FM will host the 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade March 15 and is inviting community groups to join the march.

The parade will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the Washingtonian Center, near the intersection of Washingtonian Boulevard and Sam Eig Highway.

Past participants have included Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, school groups, clowns, fire trucks, equestrian units and service organizations.

The grand marshals and masters of ceremonies for this year’s parade are Tommy McFly, Kelly Collis and Jen Richer of 94.7 FM’s “The Tommy Show.”

A participant application form is available at For more information, contact the city at 301-258-6350 or the Harp and Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg at 240-447-9744.