Patrick’s Day parades mark the holiday in 2015
In New Jersey, adidas y3 south africa St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t just mean March 17. Every weekend this month will see a different slate of St. Patrick’s Day parades, brimming with bagpipes, stepdancing and oodles of green.
Starting with Seaside Heights and ending with Bayonne, towns, boroughs and cities throughout the state are hosting their own St. Patrick’s Day parades some carrying on decades long traditions and others just starting their march into holiday history.
From Sussex County down to the Wildwoods, here are 30 ways to celebrate the greenest day of the year in New Jersey and one more just across the Hudson.
A couple at the Nutley St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2005. (Star Ledger file photo)
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The Ocean County St. at W. River Road and Third Street, moves to E. 1 is hosting what it calls the Shortest St. at 176 Jackson Street in Matawan.
The Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the oldest such parade in the state, celebrates its 80th procession this year with the introduction of Rosemarie Mellody, who is the parade’s first female grand marshal.
The Essex County Sons of the Shillelagh in the 1980 Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade. outside the Prudential Center at Mulberry Street. Then it moves down Mulberry Street towards Four Gateway Center and on to NJPAC, St.
The North Wildwood St. with a program on the steps of city hall at 901 Atlantic Ave. and moves along Landis Avenue from 93rd to 63rd streets. The parade is followed by a celebration at Kix McNutley’s on 63rd Street; visit Sea Isle City’s website for more.
Union County’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns for its 19th year and starts at noon with Irish music and stepdancing at the corner of Morris and Stuyvesant avenues in Union Township. Patrick’s Day Parade. (Star Ledger file photo)