Although children can’t partake in all of the festivities going on St. Patrick’s Day, there are some family-friendly events here in Central NJ. Wear something green and head to one of these parades!
Hamilton, NJ – Parade
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:00pm
The annual St Patrick’s Day Parade begins at the Nottingham Fire House located at 200 Mercer Street in Hamilton, NJ
Sunday, March 12 at 9 AM – 6 PM
☘️ A full day full of activities to celebrate our Irish heritage. ☘️
– Irish mass at 9 am at Immaculate Conception church
– Irish flag raising at ~ 10:30am outside the Somerville library
– Gather for the parade at 1pm at corner of Grove and Main Streets
– Parade steps off at 1:30pm
– Post Parade party at the KOC Hall afterwards
Don’t Forget about our “IRISH NIGHT” Best Irish Party in Somerset County Honoring the Grand Marshall, Jack McCullagh on March 4th. Tickets still available.
Asbury Park, NJ – Parade
Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM
The parade route begins at the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Ocean Ave at 4th Ave and continues southwest towards our downtown. The reviewing stand & VIP area will be located in the heart of downtown at Press Plaza (Cookman/Emory Ave). The parade ends on Main St in Municipal Plaza
Freehold Borough – Parade
Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Noon
The parade will start at Freehold Borough Hall and end at 1 East Main Street.
Farmingdale, NJ – St. Patrick’s Day in the 1830s
Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Admission is free for this event interactive reenactment exploring the life and times of the early 1800’s.
The event features an interactive reenactment exploring the life and times of the early 1800’s. Mr. Allaire has given the Irish workers the day off which the rest of the workers do not take too kindly too. There is a special chapel program at 1pm and 3pm.
Rumson, NJ – Parade & Festival
Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm (Rain or Shine)
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 bands, Irish Step Dancers, traditional Irish food, antique and classic cars, novelty acts, veteran groups and much more.
Woodbridge, NJ – Parade
Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 1:30pm
Parade begins Woodbridge High School, Route 35 and ends at Woodbridge Town Hall, Main St.
Highlands, NJ – Parade
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM
The parade will begin at Huddy Park, with hundreds scheduled to march along a one-mile stretch of Bay Avenue, including bagpipers, marching bands and floats.
Robbinsville, NJ – Parade
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 1pm
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 and then take a right onto North Street, and then take a right onto Newtown Boulevard, and then take a right onto Lake Drive East, continue past the lake and the gazebo area, followed by a left onto Union Street, then proceed past the reviewing stand at Union and Burnet Walk.
South Amboy, NJ – St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 19th, 2017 starting at 1 PM
Parade will begin at Christ Church Cemetery, go along Stevens Ave, then along Main St., down Broadway and ending at Henry St. bagpipe bands, marching bands, civic and non-profit organizations showing their support for the city and the Irish.
Keyport, NJ – St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 25, 2017; Kick-off will be at 1:00 PM
Parade kicks off from St. Joseph’s Church, Maple Place, goes down West Front Street to Broad Street, ends at Firemen’s Park