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1st Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade

Spring is fast approaching and everyone loves a Parade.  That means it will soon be time for the First Bath St. Patrick’s Day Parade sponsored By Byrnes’ Irish Pub!  Main Street Bath cordially invites you to participate in Maine’s grandest St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 11 AM.  This year’s theme is:

Celebrating the Shamrock!

Entries can reflect traditional Irish themes incorporating the famous clover grown only on the Emerald Isle and to celebrate the Irish History in Bath and the Great Holiday celebrating the Patron Saint of Ireland.

            The Parade will be limited to 50 entries, so please don’t delay!  There is a firm cut off date of March 12, 2009 – no entries after that date will be accepted.  We hope that you will join with us in making this the best quality Bath St. Patrick’s Day Parade ever held in Maine.  This is a new and exciting event for Bath and we hope it will be an annual event and the Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the State of Maine.

            Download the forms to be completed and returned to Main Street Bath by March 12, in addition to Parade Rules and Regulations, which you should read carefully.  Please designate a person to be your contact person, who will then share the information with your group.

ENTRY FORM

PARADE RULES

ADDITIONAL INFO

Confirmation e-mail will be sent prior to the Parade including your place number and other information about the Parade.  The Parade route and other information will also be available soon at www.visitbath.com and www.ByrnesIrishPub.com.

 
            An Awards Ceremony will be held at 2 PM outside City Hall, so don’t forget to come and find out if you have won an award! The judging categories this year are:  Byrnes’ Irish Pub Music Award, John Ater Humor Award, The Community Spirit Theme Award, The Best Float Award, Bill Reed’s Best Wheeled Entry Award, Jack Hart’s Best Streetwalker Award (Best entry on foot), Judges Choice Award, and the Most Creative Award.  The Kids on Wheels and Pets on Parade will have separate awards:  Kids on Wheels Award, Dogs and Pals – Best Canine Entry, Pets and Pals – Paw in the Door, Non-Canine Entry and Pet less Pals – the Animal Lovers Award.  

 

            We look forward to you celebrating The Irish during Bath’s March Irish madness Celebration and the coming of spring in Maine! 

 

Joe Byrnes, Shane Mckenna & Mike Clark

Bath St. Patrick’s Day Parade Co-Chairs

© 2008 Byrnes Irish Pub

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