Gung Haggis Fat Choy parade entry in Celtic Fest – St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gung Haggis Fat Choy parade entry in Celtic Fest – St. Patrick's Day Parade

Our 2005
float crew l-r: Adriana Ermie (green dress), Ellen Woodsworth (at
drum), Todd Wong (with Lion Head mask), Dave Samis, Margaret Gallager
(with paddle).

Come join the St. Paddy's Day parade – part of Celtic Fest Vancouver
March 19th – Sunday – 11am.

Gung Haggis Fat Choy style!!!

The parade time has been moved up to 11am this year.

If you can help us load the boat onto the trailer.
9am at DBA warehouse.  West 2nd that street near Bazaar Novelty.
Warehouse sign says MATCON – side gate sign says Dragon Boat Association.

Dave and Deb are coming to the trailer set up at 9am.

Others are arriving at 10am at the parade set up site to help decorate.
Richards St (between Drake and Davie St)

Hope you can come – this will be so much fun.
Free party on Sunday night at the The Plaza nightclub for parade participants too!

Cheers, Todd
cell: 604-240-7090

more parade info below

Dear Todd,

Important Information from Steve McVittie, Grande Parade Marshall
RE:  3rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, Sunday, March 19th

Thank you for your entry in this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Your entry
application has been approved.

Below is your arrival time and location details for your group. Please read this carefully:

Arrival & Mustering Location:    Location #4 -Richards Street, between Drake & Davie.

Please enter from Davie & Richards (South into Richards)

Parade Line up Position:           
Position #62

Arrival Reporting:  Upon Arrival, please be sure to report to a Parade Marshall.
(Parade Marshalls will be wearing safety vests).

Arrival Time:      Please be sure to arrive no later than 10:00 am
Parade Time:     The Parade begins at 11am sharp!

Other information:

To protect the public from injury, it is strictly forbidden to throw any
items at the crowds – pls. give away all items by hand only.
Give-aways/promo materials  must be have received prior approval by
CelticFest Commitee
Please note that all positions may be subject to change on parade day, due
to circumstances beyond our control.

NOTE: Dignitaries, local Media and VIP's will be sitting in the reserved seating

on the viewing stands, located at The TD Plaza, on the corner of Georgia & Granville.

Should you have any questions about your parade entry, please contact Steve
at 604-538-2277.

INVITATION: You and your group (Must be 19 years +)  
are invited to the CelticFest Wrap Party at The Plaza Club
from 5:30pm, where our volunteers will be sharing their stories and pints
the festival performers entertain you.  Film clips taken  from this
year's Parade and Festival will also be displayed on giant screens!
Admission $5.00

Dozens of other free Celtic performances and family activities have been programmed 
on Parade day (and before). To see the day's schedule pls. visit:
March 17, don't miss our BIGGEST St. Pat's Night Out at
the Commodore Ballroom with The Paperboys & guest artists (19 years +).

For festival info, please contact Rita at 604-683-8331.

Thank you for helping us make this the BEST St. Pat's Day Parade
Vancouver has ever seen. Have fun!

Kind regards,

Steve McVittie
Grande Parade Marshall
CelticFest Vancouver St. Patrick's Day Parade

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