St. Patrick’s Day parades, parties and more

Events. Here is a roundup of local St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

| 07 Mar 2023 | 11:51

New York

Friday, March 10

St. Paddy’s Day Dance for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: The dance party includes snacks, drinks and a prize at the door for the most festively dressed. The event is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. General admission is $30 and tickets are available online. Location: 690 NY-211, Middletown.

Saturday, March 11

Leprocon Bar Crawl Charity Event: The bar crawl begins at 11 a.m. at Brew in Goshen, N.Y. Tickets are available online. Location: Brew, 2 Railroad Ave., Goshen.

Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Bourbon Street Bar and Grill is hosting a super small St. Paddy’s parade in front of the Monroe Bus Depot promptly at 2 p.m. (don’t be late or you may miss it). Afterward, the restaurant will have bagpipers, live music and festive eats. Location: 78 Mill Pond Parkway, Monroe.

Sunday, March 12

Mid Hudson St. Patrick’s Parade: The parade will be hosted by the Village of Goshen at 2 p.m. Location: Main Street, Goshen.

St. Patrick’s Day Family Fun Workshop: The Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame is hosting a workshop for children to make lucky horseshoe hats and horseshoe-beaded necklaces from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. They also may enjoy a ride on the harness-racing simulator. Location: Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, 240 Main St., Goshen.

Wednesday, March 15

Wednesday Winter Dance Party: Blue Arrow Farm will be hosting a St. Paddy’s Day Dance Party featuring music from Maggie’s Clan. The venue will have music, food and drinks. Reserving seats in advance is recommended. Location: Blue Arrow Farm, 86 Glenwood Road, Pine Island.

Friday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance: St. Patrick’s Church in Highland Mills will hold a dinner dance in the church’s gym from 7 to 10 p.m. The event, hosted by the Knights of Columbus, will have food, music, drinks and Irish step dancers. The cost is $40 per person and tickets will be on sale at the church after each Mass or send email to Location: 26 Hunter St., Highland Mills.

New Jersey

Wednesday, March 15

Leprechaun Art in the Park: Children may stop by the Vernon Senior Center to create leprechaun-inspired artwork and to craft a St. Patrick’s Day hat to wear. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. Location: 21 Church St., Vernon.

St. Patrick’s Day Kids Cooking Class: In this cooking class, children will get hands-on experience cooking corned beef, cabbage and potatoes and baking Irish soda bread at the West Milford Recreation Center. Cost is $50. To register, go online to and click “Community Services & Recreation Registration.” Location: 66 Cahill Cross Road, West Milford.

Friday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Social: The Passaic County Board of Commissioners is hosting a social event for residents age 55 and up at the Camp Hope in the Stephen Tilton Dining Hall. It features corned beef and cabbage and live music from noon to 2:30 p.m. Admission is $10, and advance registration is required at Location: 1792 Union Valley Road, West Milford.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner: The Sussex Elks Lodge is serving a corned beef and cabbage dinner, complete with salad, coffee, tea and dessert from 5 to 8 p.m. Dinners are $15 per person and available for dine-in or take-out. Reservations are recommended by emailing Location: Sussex Elks Lodge 228, 152 County Route 565, Sussex.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: The Sussex County Recovery Community Center is hosting a family-friendly event at 5 p.m. with games and a sober holiday celebration. Location: 65 Newton Sparta Road, Newton.

Saturday, March 18

Sussex County St. Patrick’s Day Parade: The Town of Newton will be host the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, starting starts at 11 a.m. on Lower Spring Street. It will conclude at Memory Park. Location: Lower Spring Street, Newton.

Saturday, March 25

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: The Ringwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 1 p.m. at T.D Bank North Access Road on Skyline Drive. There will be a breakfast on the same day, starting at 9:45 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Parish. Cost is $20 per person; free for children age 5 and younger.

St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser: From 6 to 10 p.m. at American Legion Post 278, the event includes food, open bar, entertainment and music. Tickets are $45. Funds support students at Netcong Elementary School. Location: American Legion Post #278, 119 Route 183, Stanhope.


Friday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Paint and Play Party: This event from 10 a.m. to noon is for children age 5 and younger with open play, sweets and treats, and festive canvas painting at Light Up the Spectrum Inclusion Center. Each participant will receive a craft kit to take home and build a leprechaun trap. Location: 500 Route 6 and 209, Milford.

Saturday, March 18

St. Patrick’s Day Kids’ Party: The Milford Treehouse is hosting a party for children age 3 and older from 6 to 8 p.m., featuring St. Patrick’s Day crafts, snacks, drinks, music and games. Admission is $25. Location: The Milford Treehouse, 113 7th St. Unit 5, Milford.