Wednesday, February 24, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Planned For Chestertown

St Patricks parade in ChestertownThe Tri Lakes Business Alliance will present its fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chestertown on Saturday, March 12, 2016, with a step-off at 1 pm.

The parade will start at Foster Flats Road at the south end of Main Street and end on the north end at Church Street. The Galway Gaelic Pipe & Drums of Glens Falls, will be featured as well as the North Warren High School Band. The parade Master of Ceremonies will be Paul Carstenson and the Grand Marshalls will be Fred Monroe, former long-time Supervisor of the Town of Chester and his wife Carol.

Local dignitaries, including the King and Queen from the Brant Lake Winter Carnival, and notables from the towns of Horicon and Chester will participate, as well as businesses from the area. Area volunteer fire departments, EMS units, the Warren County Sherriff’s Department and New York State Troopers will also take part.  Children’s activities, including a bounce house and face painting, as well as food vendors will be available.

Those looking to participate should contact Ed Jay at (518) 926-9670 or Barbara Thomas at (518) 251-5692.

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One Response

  1. Bill says:

    With the focus on increasing tourism in the Adirondacks as part of efforts to bolster local economies, it doesn’t seem helpful to have two different areas both referring to themselves as the “Tri-Lakes.”