Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day!

Kick off the 2020 St. Patrick's Day season with all things Irish. There are many parades and fun special events held in New Jersey throughout the month of March. Family and kid friendly St. Patrick's Day parades are filled with marching bands, Irish dancers, music, shamrocks, all things green and more! Check out NJ Kids calendar for more events. Below are featured parades listed in date order.

2020 Newark Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Friday, March 13, 2020, 1PM
Join in the fun as the 85th St. Patrick’s Day parade weaves its way from the Prudential Center, along Mulberry Street, to the Newark Museum and downtown Newark. The 2020 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will feature the 8th Annual High School Band Competition with marching bands, drum lines, and color guards from all across New Jersey.

CANCELLED - Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 12PM-2PM
Kick off New Jersey’s largest St. Patrick’s Day in downtown Morristown along South Street. 2020 Grand Marshal is Mary Walker, a leader in her community and a member of the Irish American Association of Northwest Jersey. Bring the kids and get ready for music, shamrocks, dancing, big bands, bag pipes, food and fun!

2020 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 1PM
Before the parade starts, enjoy some “Kids Zone” activities at 12noon along Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues. This Central New Jersey parade begins at 1pm on Morris Ave in Union Township NJ, along Commerce and Jeanette Avenues. Enjoy marching bands, Irish Step Dancers, Bagpipers, and entertainment for all.

35th Annual Atlantic City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 1PM
Join in the Irish fun on the boardwalk for a fun filled family day in Atlantic City, a South New Jersey experience. Come see the floats, music bands, bagpipes, and more! Parade will begin at Rhode Island Ave.

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade at Hamilton

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 1PM
The St. Patrick's Day Parade at Hamilton has earned the reputation for being a finely orchestrated, precision production. Also featuring a "2020 Miss. St. Patrick". Parade begins at the Nottingham Fire House located at 200 Mercer Street in Hamilton, NJ.

2020 Bergen County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 2PM
The 39th annual St. Patrick’s day Parade starts off at East Englewood in Bergenfield. Everything Irish in Northern New Jersey. Featuring a Grand Marshall, marching bands, Irish Dancing performances, pipe bands, festive fun and more!

Freehold St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 12PM-6:30PM
Families can celebrate Irish week and St. Patrick’s Day in Freehold. Hosted by the Freehold Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, The Ancient Order of Hibernians. Parade will start from Mclean Street to the Elk’s Lodge. Plenty of music fun, marching bands, Irish Dance and more!

West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 12:15PM
Watch the parade along Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Main Street. This is the social highlight of the St. Patrick’s Day season where Irish-Americans demonstrate their pride in their heritage and culture. See marching bands, dancing, music and all things Green and Irish. Downtown West Orange, Main Street.

2020 South Amboy St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Postponed to May 16, 2020
Everyone is Irish on St Patrick’s Day. Celebrate one of the biggest events in South Amboy with over 23 bands and 2,000 marchers. Music, bands, floats, cars, and more! Downtown South Amboy, Pine Street to Broadway.

POSTPONED - The 2020 NYC Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 11AM
The world's oldest and largest St. Patrick's Day parade. The NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade™ can be viewed along 5th Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street. This year's Grand Marshall is James T. Callahan, General President of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

18th Annual Highlands St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 21, 2020, 2PM
This parade highlights Irish culture with nearly 100 marching units including bagpipers, marching bands, Irish dancers, and beautifully decorated floats. The parade will begin at Waterwitch Avenue and marching along Bay Avenue, Highlands NJ.

2020 Bayonne St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 22, 2020, 12PM-3PM
The 38th Annual Bayonne St. Patrick’s Day Parade will being on Broadway and 5th Street. Family friendly with plenty of music, dancing, green shamrock’s and more!