BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Organizers have announced the Bellinghamʼs St Patrickʼs Day Parade is scheduled for noon on Saturday, March 11th.
The parade is held in honor of Bellingham Police and Fire Departments.
Family-friendly and nonpolitical groups are encouraged to march in the parade. The committee invites marching bands, neighborhood associations, schools, musical groups, dancers and green and local businesses to participate. Entry is free.
Streets on the route and crossing the route will close to traffic prior to the parade start at noon. Spectators are advised to arrive well in advance.
Anna Rankin has been chosen as this year’s Grand Marshal. Rankin is the race director for Ski to Sea, Tour de Whatcom, Mt. Baker Hill Climb and Taps to Trails.