St. Patrick’s Day is… kind of a big deal in New Jersey. That’s why we’ve put together this ultimate page to chronicle all of our St. Patty’s coverage throughout each year. This mega-feature jam packs all of our articles and event listings so that you can always come back and relive/prep for each year’s festivities. Without further ado, here is the Best of NJ Guide to St Patrick’s Day!


2016

StPattysDay(Parades)The Best St. Patrick’s Day Parades in NJ

March has arrived, and before you know it, St. Patrick’s Day will be here. If you’re looking for places to celebrate, there are a ton of events and parades happening across the Garden State leading up to March 17. To help you organize the when and where’s, we’ve put together a definitive guide to 20 of the most spectacular St. Patrick’s Day events going on in New Jersey. Check them out…

St. Patrick’s Day Guide to the Best Pubs in NJ

Do you love the color green? Are you under the impression that there’s no sound more beautiful than bagpipes when enjoyed over a cold (possibly green) beer? Do you look good in plaid? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then you’re in luck. Or, as some might say, you have the luck of the Irish. Not only is St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, chances are you’ll find a fantastic Irish bar there as well…

summertime kidFamily-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events in NJ

Every year on March 17, the Irish and Irish-at-heart around the world celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious holiday has become a festive day full of eating, drinking and revelry. Here in New Jersey, St. Patrick’s Day is honored with parades, festivals and tons of Irish-themed events. While some love to kick back at their favorite Irish Pub, families with small kids might be looking for other options…

HobokenHoboken’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Hoboken’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration takes place throughout the city on the first Saturday of March every year. The annual event invites people from all over the country to come experience Hoboken’s extensive bar scene, as well as their unparalleled vigor. Both undergrads and adults with full-time jobs lined up bright and early to get into their favorite bars and eateries, a trend which continued on through the night…

Whiskey CocktailsWhiskey Cocktails to Drink on St. Patrick’s Day

Over the past few centuries, the Feast of St. Patrick, a humble religious holiday, has stretched and morphed into St. Patrick’s Day, a jubilant celebration of all things Irish. It’s a day to celebrate corned beef and cabbage, trad music — and, of course, whiskey. But have you ever wondered how whiskey came to be associated with Ireland, and St. Patrick’s Day in particular, in the first place? Here’s why…

Irish BoutiqueThe Best Irish Shops and Boutiques in NJ

On St. Patrick’s Day we’ll all be digging through our closets looking for something green to wear. Sure, you can stop in your local party store and grab a few festive accessories (think green plastic beads and shamrock sunglasses), but if you really want to impress with some authentic Irish apparel look no further than one of New Jersey’s Irish shops. These quaint boutiques carry everything from Aran sweaters..

Claddagh ring with emerald5 Tips for Throwing a St. Patrick’s Day Wedding

Spring is almost here, which means St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Although it’s highly unlikely that you’ll find a four-leaf clover or that a leprechaun will lead you to a pot of gold on March 17, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the luck of the Irish than with a St. Paddy’s Day-themed wedding. “It’s great for anyone that wants their wedding to be a fun party,” says wedding planner Christina Cusano…


2014

Old horse shoe,with clover leaf, on wooden backgroundNJ St. Patrick’s Day: Parades, Parties & More

We’ve listed all the parades, dinners and parties in every region that we could find. The biggest parade that we’ve found this year is in Belmar on the 2nd of March, the oldest parade is in Newark on the 14th and the newest parades are in Asbury Park on the 9th and Clinton on the 16th. Both communities will be staging their first parades this year. There are parties leading up to the holiday that help fund the parades…


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