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Ocean City, NJ St. Patrick's Day Parade

Ocean City, NJ’s St. Patrick’s Day parade .


The St. Patrick's Day Parade should be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 12 pm. The parade is always the Saturday prior to St. Patrick's Day, unless Saturday is the 17th then the parade is on St. Patrick's day.. See the parade's website here for the latest updates.


 The Ocean City St. Patrick's Day parade  travels along Coastal Highway from 60th Street to 45th Street. The parade route also includes:
Parnel Street to Parnell Square
O'Connell Street over the bridge to Westmorland street
Dame Street at College Green
Lord Edward st
Nichols St
Patrick Street
Kevin Street

More about the parade:

According to their website, the parade


The Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade is presented by the Delmarva Irish-American Club
If you want to march in the parade there is a non-refundable $50 fee. Of course, the parade is free to watch!  The parade has floats, marching bands, and colorful performers. T

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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 Ocean City, NJ St Patrick's Day parade's official website here... .


Ocean County St. Patrick's Day Parade
PO BOX 5061
Toms River, NJ 08753
T: (848) 480-3990

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