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St. Patrick's Day Parade is March 6

Saturday/March 6

<cal2>St. Patrick’s Day Parade/ Antique Car Show/ Dog Show. 12:30 - 3 p.m. In Old Town Alexandria. The Grand Marshal for the 2010 Parade is Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command. The event is co-sponsored by the Ballyshaners Inc. Contact 703-237-2199 or www.ballyshaners.org. In case of inclement weather, the make up date is Saturday, March 13.

<mh>Parade Day Schedule

<lst>10 a.m. — Invitational Classic Car Show. North Pitt Street between King Street and Cameron Street

10:30 a.m. — Dignitaries Breakfast (By Invitation only).

10:30 a.m. — Fun Dog Show. Market Square

12:30 p.m. — Parade Division 1 steps off to begin the parade

<mh>Parking and Transportation

<lst>Use of public transportation is recommended for parade day given the crowds and more limited street access. If you should decide to drive, note street parking will be very limited due to the many street closures. Since the parade is held on a Saturday, parking meters will be in effect.