The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Harp and Shamrock Society, hosts a Saint Patrick's Day Parade featuring a pipe band, marching band, music, animals and more. The parade is cosponsored by the City of Gaithersburg, the Gaithersburg Harp & Shamrock Society, Montgomery County Recreation Department, and Peterson Corporation at Washingtonian Center. Grand Marshals this year will be parade founders John Barry and Ed Duffy.
See Photos of the Gaithersburg St. Patrick's Day Parade
Date and Time
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon
When the parade is over there will be live music and family activities in the plaza area until 1 p.m.
Washingtonian Center, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Parade begins at the Corner Bakery and ends at Kohls.
Participants in this year's St. Patrick's Day parade include Gaithersburg’s Mayor and City Council, state and local officials, Gaithersburg Police, The Duffy School of Irish Dance, Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers, Maple School of Irish Dance, McGrath Academy of Irish Dance, Montgomery County Firefighters Pipes & Drums, Greyhound Pets of America/MD, Rose of Tralee Washington DC, fire trucks, equestrian units, and other community groups.