Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day throughout the month of March in and around the Jersey Shore! From family-friendly parades and runs, to festivals and pub crawls, there are many great ways to “go green” this St. Patty’s Day. Below are some of ShoreTV New Jersey’s picks to celebrate the luck of the Irish Jersey Shore-style!
Belmar St. Patrick’s Day Parade
With more than 6,000 marchers and 20 pipe bands, this is one of New Jersey’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parades!
When: Sunday, March 4th at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Lake Como
Atlantic City St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This 30th Annual Parade begins north of the Garden Pier and the Boardwalk, and ends at Albany Avenue and the Boardwalk.
When: Saturday, March 10th at 11:00 a.m.
Where: North of the Garden Pier and the Boardwalk, Atlantic City
Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade
With bands, floats, and marchers, this 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade will be honoring municipal workers, and announcing this year’s Grand Marshal as well as the inaugural Irish Woman of the Year.
When: Saturday, March 10th at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Seaside Heights Boulevard
Highlands Annual Guinness Run and Pub Crawl
All proceeds from this 5th annual Guinness Run will benefit the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day parade.
When: Saturday, March 10th at 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Bahrs Landing, 2 Bay Ave, Highlands
Freehold Borough Arts Council St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This 7th annual parade includes a new route from Mclean Street to the Elks Lodge with an after party at the Freehold Elks Lodge 1454.
When: Sunday, March 11th at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Mclean Street, Freehold Township
Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This 5th annual parade starts on 5th & Ocean Avenue.
When: Sunday, March 11th at 1:00 p.m.
Where: Ocean Ave & 5th Ave, Asbury Park
Asbury Park “Luck of the Irish” St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
The area’s largest pub crawl with hundreds of people and various participating venues.
When: Saturday, March 17th (All Day event)
Where: 531 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park
St. Patrick’s Day Festival
This is a weekend festival full of Irish food, music and dancing.
When: Saturday, March 17th at 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Laurita Winery, 35 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
“Bar A” Kilt Run/Walk and Party
With music and prizes, this 4th Annual Kilt Run/Walk and Party will feature bagpipers and proceeds will go towards the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
When: Saturday, March 24th at 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: 703 16th Ave, Lake Como (Bar Anticipation)
Highlands St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade will feature nearly 100 marching units including bagpipers, floats, Irish dancers and marching bands.
When: Saturday, March 24th at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Waterwitch Ave & Bay Ave, Highlands (Huddy Park)
Tell us about your favorite Jersey Shore area St. Patrick’s Day events! Post your comments below for our ShoreTV New Jersey followers to check out and be sure to check out our events calendar for more events going on in and around the Jersey Shore all year round. Grab your friends, families and shamrocks…and let the shenanigans begin!
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ShoreTV NJ Guest Blogger: Reanna Morio