St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and many people like to attend parades (besides drinking green beer). Here’s what’s happening at the Jersey Shore:
Belmar’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 6th is one of the biggest one in the New Jersey. Starts at 12:30 on Main St and ends with a big party outside at Bar A.
On March 12th it’s the Ocean County Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Seaside Heights. The “Greenest Parade in all of New Jersey” starts at noon on the Boulevard. Last year they had a record crowd of about 75,000 people and more are expected this year for the 27th annual edition.
Also on March 12th, further down South in Sea Isle City it’s the Kix McNutley’s 21st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration. The parade starts at 3:30pm and goes from 93rd St. to 63rd St. & Landis Ave. A celebration immediately follows at Kix McNutley’s.
The North Wildwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade is also on March 12th. It begins at City Hall (10th & Atlantic) at 11:30am and proceeds north on Atlantic to 1st Ave. There will be a reviewing Stand at Olde NJ Ave.
Finally, on March 19th you have the Highlands 9th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Huddy Park at 2pm. Nearly 100 units consisting of many Pipes & Drum Bands, the Military, spectacular floats, marching units, marching bands, and so much more. After the parade visit many of the establishments in Highlands for more Pipes & Drums.
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