Nominations for the 2020 Grand Marshal of the Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Celebration are requested. Grand Marshal candidates must of be Irish descent, active and strong supporters of community organizations and events and reside in the Greater Bridgeport Area.
Candidates must be available to participate in the Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and participate in events leading up to the parade including the Grand Marshal’s Ball and Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day Party.
All nominations should be submitted in writing by mail or email and received by June 14, 2019. Nominations should be sent to Peter F. Carroll, the 2019 Grand Marshal at 18 Fairlea Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The first Grand Marshal was Martin Reidy in 1983. Past honorees have included a police chief, a priest, a physician, business, labor and community leaders, and elected officials including a Fairfield First Selectman.