Dublin to host St. Patrick's Day celebration

E-T staff report
St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated this Saturday in Dublin.

Dublin will host its annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration on Saturday.

The day's events kick off with a Love Run 5K hosted by Transformation Pathways beginning at 8 a.m. 

At 8:30 a.m., parade lineup begins at Memorial Stadium. Those wanting to take part in the parade need to fill out a form for the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. The form can be submitted by dropping it off at the office at 110 S. Patrick St., or by emailing info@dublintxchamber.com.

To be included in the contest judging, there is a $5 entry fee that will be donated to the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Winners of the contest will receive a gift basket, recognition on the digital sign in downtown Dublin for the month and Facebook recognition.

Dublin Markets Days will begin at 9 a.m. at Wright Historical Park.

At 10 a.m. the St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin in the downtown area, as well as the Dublin Disc Golf Tournament at the City Park.

Also at 10 a.m., local shops and museums will open to the public.

At 11 a.m., live entertainment and food will be available at Dublin Market Days at Wright Historical Park.

Wrapping up the activities will be the Dublin Rodeo at 2 p.m. at the City Park.

Also scheduled in conjunction with the annual celebration is the third annual St. Patrick's Day Gyroplane Fly-In at the Dublin Municipal Airport. This event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. "til the pilots go home," according to a social media post from event organizers.

For more information on the fly-in, email dublinairport9f0@gmail.com or send a text message to (817) 821-3985.

For more information on any of these events, call the Dublin Chamber of Commerce at (254) 300-6263.