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Morris County, Morristown, NJ St. Patrick's Day Parade

Morris County, NJ St. patrick's day parade
Morris County, Morristown, NJ’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1780 . For a complete history of the Morris County, Morristown, NJ parade, click here.


The St. Patrick's Day Parade should be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024. at 12 pm. See the parade's website here for the latest updates.


The Parade will travel from the corner of South and James streets, Morristown, NJ. It proceeds along South Street to Atno Avenue

More about the parade:

According to their website, the parade

The first St. Patrick’s Day Parade then was in Morris County occurred in 1780:
On March 17, 1979, thanks to the Irish American Association of Northwest Jersey (IAANJ), the first official modern day Morris County St. Patrick’s in Morris County, was held in Wharton, NJ. Parade marchers paraded down a one mile stretch of Main Street, Wharton, to the cheers of hundreds of spectators.

The parade is fully self-funded and receives no public funds for parade expenses. It is funded solely by generous donations from corporate and individual sponsors. There is no public money involved so there is no cost to tax payers.

The Parade has a very strictly enforced non-alcohol policy for parade participants.

The Parade is a “rain or shine” event unless extreme weather conditions render it unsafe to hold the parade. That has occurred twice:

Attending the parade as a spectator

What to bring

If it is a cold day, bring a warm hat, warm gloves, and warm shoes. For a sunny day, you’ll want to bring sunglasses, suntan lotion, and a hat. The parade goes on rain, shine or snow. And of course, it is traditional to be dressed in GREEN (or orange or white – colors of the Irish flag)!

Transportation and Parking

Mass transit is a great way to get in and out to see the parade.

More information

If you want more information, such as to participate in the parade or become a sponsor, see the Morris County, Morristown, NJ St Patrick's Day parade's official website here...

Find the Morris County, Morristown, NJ parade's Facebook page here.

ore information:


St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Morris County
PO Box 400
Brookside, New Jersey 07926


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