Sure, Labor Day weekend is popular for cookouts and end-of-summer vacations. However, if you’re staying local, come out and have a blast at the celebrated Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade – which will return to the streets of Olde Towne on Monday, September 4, at 1 p.m.
Now in its 79th year, this rain-or-shine event includes ethnic dance groups, antique cars and fire trucks, clowns, high school marching bands, and an assortment of community groups, equestrian units, and more.
Due to construction limited free parking is available in the Olde Towne garage, located at the corner of Olde Towne and Summit Avenues. Accessible parking for those with disability placards or plates is available behind the Victor Litz store on the north side of Diamond Avenue.
Free satellite parking is also available at the Lakeforest Mall Transit Center. It’s just a two-block walk from there to Russell Avenue. A free accessible shuttle bus will also be available from the Transit Center to Gaithersburg Elementary School (nearest to where the parade begins) starting at noon.
Learn more about the parade at http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/leisure/labor-day-parade.
Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade
Monday, September 4, at 1 p.m.