Celebrate St. PETrick's Day in Downtown Ellijay
Come celebrate our pets in honor of St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Ellijay on March 16, 2019! Don't miss the annual St. Petrick’s Day Parade and Barking Lot party March 16 in downtown Ellijay. It's a real community event with a parade of pet walkers or floats , owners dressing to match the pets' costumes, live music, games, and vendors.
Schedule of Events:
8:30 - 10:00am - Vendor Set Up First Baptist Church Side Parking Lot
10:00 - 12:00pm - Live Music with Robert Ferguson Main Stage, First Baptist Church Side Parking Lot
10:00 am - FOGAS spay/neuter certificate sales Information Table
10:00 - 11:00am - Parade Sign Up Information Table
12:00pm - Parade Start
12:30pm - Blessing over pets (Immediately following parade) First Baptist Church Side Parking Lot
12:45pm - Pet Contest - Best Dressed, Best Look Alike (dog/owner), and Most Obedient First Baptist Church Side Parking Lot
1:00pm - 50/50 Raffle Drawing Main Stage, First Baptist Church Side Parking Lot
1:15 - 3:15pm Live Music with Dwight Sandford Main Stage, First Baptist Church Side Parking Lot
3:15pm Vendors Shut Down
Presented by the Downtown Ellijay Business and Community Association & Friends of Gilmer Animal Shelter
The New Downtown Ellijay Welcome Center will be open for St. Petrick's Day on Saturday from 9am - 6pm.