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…

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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…


Upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Events

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LepreCon St Paddy's Celebration in Hoboken

Saturday, March 3, 2018: Come out and enjoy the best venues Hoboken has to offer while participating in the Irish pride festivities.  Info


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Burlington County/Mount Holly St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 3, 2018: The Parade is a fun filled day with Pipe Bands, Irish Bands Step Dancers and many more examples of Irish Traditions. Info


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Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 3, 2018: Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade! Join in afterwards for the post parade party to be held on the 2nd floor of the Franklin Steakhouse starting after the parade and will …


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Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 4, 2018: One of the top St Patrick's Day Parades in NJ. Starts at 12:30 PM, from the western end of Lake Come at 3rd Ave and North Blvd. Parade is held …


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Rutherford St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 4, 2018: The parade route takes place along Park Avenue, starting at Woodland Avenue and going north through downtown and ending at Ames Avenue. Info


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Rutherford's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 4, 2018: The parade route takes place along Park Avenue, starting at Woodland Avenue and going north through downtown and ending at Ames Avenue. Info


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St. Patrick's Day in New Brunswick

Friday, March 9, 2018: Try your luck at the annual St. Patrick's Day Party! Put on your best Irish accent and drink Guinness and Jameson! There will be great drink specials, and many members …


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Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: 9am: The Thornstick Mass will start the day. 12 noon: The Reviewing Stand Festivities begin. 1pm: The Parade begins. Info


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Breakfast with The Benjamin's

Saturday, March 10, 2018: Annual St. Patrick's Day parade Party! Complimentary drink ticket included with purchase. Info


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Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The parade route is South Street to Atno Avenue. There will be about 20 bands with about 50,000 in attendance either in the parade or as spectators. Info


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Morristown St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The day begins with Mass at 10:00am at the Church of the Assumption, off Maple Avenue in Morristown. at the corner of South Street and James Street. The parade route …


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Ocean County/Seaside Heights St Patrick's Day

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The parade will start at the Boulevard in Seaside Heights. At 4:00 pm there will be an after party at the Tri-Boro First Aid Squad Building. There will be Irish …


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The Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 12 noon down the Boulevard in Seaside Heights. At the end of this year’s parade, the parade committee will …


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Elizabeth St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The Thornstick Mass will start the day at 9 am, The Reviewing Stand Festivities at Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues in Union begin at noon, and the parade begins at 1 pm. Info


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Hamilton St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The annual St Patrick's Day Parade begins at the Nottingham Fire House. Info


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St. Patrick's Day Parade at Hamilton

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The parade begins at the Nottingham Fire House located at 200 Mercer Street in Hamilton, NJ. Info


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The Atlantic City St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The parade begins North of the Garden Pier and the Boardwalk ending at Albany Avenue and the Boardwalk. It will feature pipe bands, string bands, etc. Info


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Friendly Sons of St. Patrick - St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 10, 2018: Parade starts at 3pm on Saturday, March 10th and takes place on Main Street in Clinton.


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Freehold Borough Arts Council’s 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The new parade route this year is packed with tons of fun and Irish tradition, as participants will march from Mclean Street to the Elk’s Lodge. The parade will assemble …


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Freehold St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The new parade route this year will march from Mclean Street to the Elk's Lodge. Info


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West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The parade route runs north along Main Street to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Eagle Rock Avenue. Info


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Jersey City St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The parade begins at Lincoln Park in the heart of Jersey City and continues along Kennedy Boulevard ending at Journal Square. Info


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Asbury Park St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: Join in for the 5th Annual Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade - March 11, 2018. Parade steps off at 1:00pm at 5th Avenue & Ocean Avenue. Info


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Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: Parade begins on East River Road and proceeds to Victory Park and to Carton Street. This event is more than a parade. It features 8 bag pipe bands, floats, marching …


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Somerville St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: A pre-parade show is typically held weather permitting at 1:00 P.M. and will feature Irish Dancing exhibitions, and will be located in front of the Review Stand at the corner …


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Woodbridge St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: Parade begins Woodbridge High School, Route 35 and ends at Woodbridge Town Hall, Main St.  Info


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Bergenfield St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The Parade will be preceded by the Flag raising ceremony @ 1:00 pm, at the Roy Brown Middle School, 130 South Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ.  Info


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West Hudson St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The parade makes its way through two towns and one borough, Harrison, Kearny and East Newark. Starting at S. Third Street and Harrison Avenue in Harrison. The parade makes a …


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Hackettstown St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 11, 2018: The parade route will begin in front of Post Office 120 Grand Ave. Round right corner onto Main Street toward David's Country Inn Bear right onto Mountain Ave., march down …


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Murder Mystery Dinner at Chart House

Thursday, March 15, 2018: Murder Mystery three course dinner. “The Leprechaun Murders" $94 per person all-inclusive. Info


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Newark St Patrick's Day Parade

Friday, March 16, 2018: From the Prudential Center on Mulberry Street past Gateway Center, NJPAC, Military Park, St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, the Newark Museum, and Washington Park. Info


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Jameson's Revenge

Friday, March 16, 2018: Jameson’s Revenge is emerging as one of the premiere traditional Irish groups coming out of the NYC area today. Info


St. Patrick's Day Annual Irish Music Concert

Friday, March 16, 2018: Start your St. Patrick's Day weekend with an evening of toe-tapping traditional Irish music by Diaone. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Info


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St. Patrick's Day at Riverview

Saturday, March 17, 2018: Beer specials and Irish Menu all day long at the Riverview. Info


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Candle Rolling Class

Saturday, March 17, 2018: The B.Witching team will guide participants to create their own scented beeswax candle with the theme of Ireland and St Patrick's Day. Instruction includes step-by-step technique for crafting and decorating …


St. Patty's Day Macarons

Saturday, March 17, 2018: Learn how to make macarons. Make green St. Patrick’s day macarons to spread the Irish pride. For more info, call 800-477-1816.


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Sussex County St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018: Spring Street, Newton, New Jersey. Steps Off at 11:30 am. Join in the Fun! When Irish Eyes are smiling there is always sunshine! Info  


St Patrick's Day at Krogh's

Saturday, March 17, 2018: Irish specials starting Friday, March 16 thru Sunday March 18, featuring Sullivan's Irish Stout on tap! For entertainment Danny & The Boys will be performing. Info


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Sea Isle City St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 17, 2018: Parade Lines up at 84th East Landis Ave and ends at Kix-McNutley's, 63rd St.  Info


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Wenonah Lions St. Paddy's Day Extravaganza

Saturday, March 17, 2018: St. Paddy's Day Celebration. Dinner, Craft Beer, Lite Beer, Wine and Themed Drinks included in ticket price, feel free to BYO anything else. Once again you will be dancing into …


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Go Green, Give Green, Save the Sea Turtles

Sunday, March 18, 2018: Sea Turtle Recovery is hosting a brunch buffet to help save threatened and endangered sea turtles. There will be a presentation, silent auction and live music. Info


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Bayonne St Patrick's Day

Sunday, March 18, 2018: 37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. 5th Street and Broadway. Post Parade Party featuring Rejig St. Andrew's School 2:30 PM Info


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South Amboy St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 18, 2018: Bagpipe bands, marching bands, civic and non-profit organizations showing their support for the city and the Irish. Info


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Robbinsville St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 24, 2018: The opening ceremonies begin at 12:30 pm noon at the Foxmoor Shopping Center, at the corner of Route 33 and Washington Boulevard. The parade will proceed North on Washington Boulevard …


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Ringwood St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 24, 2018: Parade begins at The Ringwood Plaza, goes down Skyline Drive then up to 112 Erskine Road. Info


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Highland St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 24, 2018: The parade will begin at Huddy Park, with hundreds scheduled to march along a one-mile stretch of Bay Avenue. There will be bagpipers, marching bands, Irish dancers and decorated floats.  Info


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Celebrate St. Patrick's Weekend at Hopewell Theater

Friday, March 16, 2018 - Saturday, March 17, 2018: Hopewell Theater Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Weekend with A Mini Fest of Best-Of Irish Short Film, Live Irish Music and Dine-In Irish Supper. See website for details.


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Luck of the Irish!

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Sunday, March 18, 2018: Irish I had another Glass of Wine! Come join the fun and celebrate with something better than green beer! Celebrate Saint Patty's Day weekend at 4JG'a with food and fun....and …


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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day @ High SocieTea House

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - Sunday, March 18, 2018: St. Patrick's Celebration! Celebrate the luck of the Irish! High SocieTea House will be serving an Irish themed Queen’s Tea meal. Info


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