St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, which means it’s time for festivities. Whether you prefer drinking green beer, going to parades, or something else, this holiday is always filled with fun. From bar crawls to special classes, there are a bunch of events to choose from. Read on to learn more about the happenings in the Essex County area this year.
March 1st-17th – St. Patrick’s Celebration at The Taphouse | 344 French Hill Road, Wayne
There will be food and drink specials up until the 17th, as well as giveaways and bagpipers on actual St. Patrick’s Day. Learn more here.
March 5th – St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Nutley | Franklin Avenue, Nutley
This parade is hosted by the Nutley Irish American Association. Learn more here.
March 5th – St. Patrick’s Day Parade in West Orange | Mt. Pleasant Avenue + Main Street, Nutley
This parade ends at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Learn more here.
March 13th – St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake Decorating Workshop Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique | Online
Make St. Patrick’s Day-themed cupcakes with your friends or family at this virtual event. Learn more here.
March 11th – Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Downtown Newark
The parade will run through Downtown Newark. Learn more here.
March 13th – 69th Annual West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Main Street, West Orange
There will be Pipe Bands, high school bands, Irish Step Dancing Schools, and local and national groups marching in the parade. Learn more here.
March 16th-March 18th – St. Patrick’s Week at Egan + Sons | 118 Walnut Street, Montclair
Enjoy three days of celebrations at this Irish gastropub. Learn more here.
March 17th – Live Music with The Blarney Boys at Just Jake’s | 30 Park Street, Montclair
Enjoy food and drink specials along with a heated tent. Reservations are recommended. Learn more here.
March 17th-March 20th – St. Patrick’s Day Irie Fest at Montclair Brewery | 101 Walnut Street, Montclair
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Jamaican way with an open mic night, live music, and more. Learn more here.
March 6th – Rutherford’s 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade + Fun at Rutherford Elks Lodge | 48 Ames Avenue, Rutherford
Watch the parade and join the fun afterward at Rutherford Elks Lodge 547 with firehouse dogs, more food, fun, and a 50/50 drawing. Learn more here.
March 13th – 40th Annual Bergen County St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Washington Avenue, Bergenfield
This event is run by The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County. Learn more here.
March 16th – The Office St. Paddy’s Day Trivia at Tommy Fox’s Public House | 32 South Washington Avenue, Bergenfield
It’s Saint Patrick’s Day in Scranton, and everyone’s invited. Learn more here.