St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on the 17 of March. It is the date of death of Saint Patrick who is the Patron Saint of Ireland. However, most people who celebrate in the United States simply use this day as an excuse to drink, enjoy, and attend certain events such as parades and other festivities.
Here are a few of the places where you can catch these festivities:
Nutley, NJ – Parade - Saturday March 3, 2018 at 1pm
The events begin at 10:00 AM with an Investiture Mass at St. Mary's Church, Nutley, NJ. The parade steps off the route is from Holy Family Church down Harrison Street to Franklin Avenue, ending at Chestnut Street. 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 continue until 6pm.
Rutherford - St. Patrick's Day Parade - Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 1pm
The parade route takes place along Park Avenue, starting at Woodland Avenue and going north through downtown and ending at Ames Avenue.
Morristown, NJ - Parade - Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Noon
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 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.
37th Annual Bergen County (Bergenfield) St. Patrick's Day Parade - Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2pm
Proceeds along Washington Ave in downtown Bergenfield. The Parade will be preceded by the Flag raising ceremony @ 1:00 P.M., at the Roy Brown Middle School, 130 South Washington Ave, Bergenfield, N.J.
Newark, NJ - Parade - Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1pm
The will begin promptly at 1:00 pm, Proceeding from the Prudential Center to Gateway Center, NJPAC, Military Park, St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, and Washington Park. The parade is part of a larger Irish celebration in Newark that includes an Irish Heritage Week.
Sussex County, (Newton), NJ - Parade - Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11:30 am
Spring Street, Newton, New Jersey. Line up begins at 9 a.m.
Bayonne, NJ St Patrick's Day Parade - Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 1pm
Begins at 1pm on Broadway from 5th St to 39th St. The parade route will go up Broadway to 40th Street, then west on 40th Street to the reviewing stand, which will be located at the entrance to Gregg-Bayonne County Park, between 40th and 41st Streets on Avenue C.
Ringwood, NJ - Parade - Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1pm
Parade begins at The Ringwood Plaza, goes down Skyline Drive then up to 112 Erskine Road.