Join us at the traditional St. Patrick’s parade and be part of the fun!
The St Patrick’s Parade originated in 1979 as a Hillsboro Chamber project to promote retail trade, with Ruth Murphy as project chair and the Portland Timbers Soccer Club as Grand Marshall. Mary and Kathy, daughters of Murphy’s Furniture founder, Ruth Murphy, believe it’s important to provide the parade as a symbol of the hope brought with Spring and consider this community event a privilege to present. This year’s parade promises to be just as loaded with royalty. Participants who have marched alongside Hillsboro Farmers’ Markets include: St. Paul, Columbia County and Tillamook County Fair Rodeo Courts as well as The Budweiser Clydesdales and Ronald McDonald himself! Royalty comes in many forms, demonstrated with one entry already set to appear; the highly acclaimed Scott Pipe Band. Robin Scott, formerly a piper to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and his fully outfitted Pipe Band, in full uniform and colorful Scot clan tartan and chanter. The 17-member Scottish Pipe Band can often be enjoyed at the King’s Head Pub in Forest Grove on Sunday afternoons.
For more information call Murphy’s Furniture at 503-640-1124.