Go to a parade with the family, do a fun activity or craft together then get a babysitter and head out for a few pints of Guinness at a local pub.
Here are upcoming events and parades:
St. Patrick’s Day Parade: West Orange
Where: Parade starts at Prospect Avenue. Grandstands will be located at Community House and Degnan House on Main Street, West Orange, NJ.
When: Sunday, March 11 step-off at 12:15 pm.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Newark
When: Friday, March 16 at 1 pm.
St. Patrick’s Day Craft
Who: All ages.
What: Make a fun craft for St. Patricks’ Day!
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Friday, March 16 from 2 pm – 3 pm
Everyone Is Irish On St. Patrick’s Day!
Who: All ages.
What: Wear your smartest green clothes and join us for a story and an easy-to-make craft, followed by a performance of traditional Irish music by Billy Karcher and Liam MacNiallais of The Bedlam Boys. Karcher (also a member of The Flemtones) and MacNiallais are well-known Montclair musicians and are proud to perform Irish music for Montclair’s younger patrons.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Friday, March 16 at 4 pm
Cost: Free. Registration required. Call 973-744-0500 ext. 2236 to register.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade: NYC
What: NYC’sSt. Patrick’s Day parade.
Where: The Parade starts at 44th Street.
When: Saturday, March 17 at 11 am.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Who: Toddlers and little kids.
What: St. Patrick’s activities all day long!
Where: New Jersey Children’s Museum, 599 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ
When: Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 from 11:45 am – 3:45 pm
Cost: Admission to museum is $10 per person.
Women of Ireland
Who: Tweens and older.
What: Enjoy a spirited St. Patrick’s Day celebration of all things Irish, featuring traditional songs and high-energy stepdancing performed by some of The Emerald Island’s finest female vocalists, musicians and dancers.
Where: Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 17 at 3 pm and 8 pm
Cost: $32-57. Order tickets here.