Ocean County St. Patricks Day Parade. All rights reserved 2017

   Your parade committee is proud to announce the partnership with The Hawk radio station. Join the Hawk and Andy Chase as they broadcast live from our events: The Irish Wake and at the Parade.

The annual Ocean County St. Patrick's Day Parade is this Saturday March 7th in Seaside Heights - stepping off at noon. Don't feel like braving the crowds? Fear not, because this year we're bringing the parade to you.

That's right, you can get a Hawk's-eye view of the entire parade right from your couch. Just check back here shortly after 12 p.m. this Saturday for the best seat in the house:

The Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

step off is at 12 Noon

down the Boulevard in Seaside Heights

Saturday March 9, 2019.

 As in the past, we anticipate a wonderful crowd as thousands of people come out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy a great afternoon in Ocean County. 

We are privileged to announce this year’s  Parade Grand Marshal Gregory P. McGuckin

New Jersey Assemblymen. When we finish the parade, stay and enjoy "massed" band. This is where all of the pipe bands gather and salute our American Flag.

Join us after the parade at the Hershey Hotel. We will have live Irish music featuring Ballyhaunis. 

Your parade committee is proud to announce another local partnership.

We have teamed up to help strengthen Ocean County.

Come on out and watch the BlueClaws on Saturday August 10, at 7:05 pm as we all celebrate Irish Heritage Night. They will have Pipe Bands, Step Dancers and The Snakes will perform in the Center field rotunda. They will perform the American National Anthem as well as the Irish National Anthem. For Tickets, please follow the link provided to help support your parade committee as a portion of the ticket will go back to help support your committee.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Hershey Motel

Please join us  before and after the parade for a pre and post gathering including our Mast Bands finale with our 40' long American Flag.

1415 Boulevard, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

(732) 793-5000
www.hersheymotel.com

TOM KING  - CHAIRMAN

PATRICK JOCKEL - VICE CHAIRMAN

BRIAN MORTON - TREASURER

ROBYN KING - SECRETARY

BERNIE MACKLE - TRUSTEE

ERIN RYAN - TRUSTEE

DENNIS MORTON - TRUSTEE

 
GREAT NEWS!!!
THE BRIDGE IS OPEN IN BOTH LANES!!!
THREE (3) LANES IN AND (3) LANES OUT!!! 

PARADE RULES

1. NO ALCHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE PERMITTED IN THE LINE

OF MARCH OR ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE.

2. FLOATS MUST HAVE A THEME REFLECTING SAINT PATRICK, IRISH OR CELTIC AMERICAN.

3. TO INSURE A STEADY FLOW OF THE PARADE THERE WILL BE NO STOPPING AT THE REVIEWING STAND.

4. ALL SIGNS AND BANNERS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE PARADE COORDINATOR BEFORE NOON ON PARADE DAY.

5.BECAUSE OF GROWTH OF OUR PARADE, ALL UNITS MUST MAINTAIN A MAXIMUM OF TWO CAR LENGTHS BETWEEN UNITS. PLEASE COOPERATE WITH PARADE MARSHALLS THEY ARE THERE TO HELP THE PARADE MOVE ALONG IN AN ORDERLY FASHION.

6. BECAUSE OF INSURANCE REGULATIONS, THE THROWING OF CANDY, GUM, TRINKETS, ETC. IS PROHIBITED.

7. NO COMMERCIAL ADVERTISING ON VEHICLES IN THE PARADE, EXCEPT FOR PAID SPONSORS. OUR PLAN IS TO CELEBRATE OUR IRISH HERITAGE AND HAVE A FUN FAMILY EVENT THAT IS SAFE FOR EVERYONE ATTENDING. PLEASE COOPERATE!

8. THE COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE PARTICIPATION IN THE PARADE TO ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP THEY DEEM TO BE OFFENSIVE ON IN BAD TASTE.

ON THIS DAY, AS WE HONOR ST. PATRICK AND CELEBRATE THE IRISH-AMERICAN HERITAGE, LET US HAVE FUN, BUT KEEP THE PARADE DIGINIFIED.

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY AND GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!

THE OCEAN COUNTY ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE COMMITTEE, INC.

THOMAS KING, PARADE CHAIRMAN

The Ancient Order of Hibernians
Michael Davitt Division
Jackson * Toms River
Meets the first Monday of the month
at The American Legion Hall 

2025 Church Rd. 
Toms River New Jersey 08753​
For More information, 
(609) 489-9221

Click here to go to their website. 

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92.7 WOBM

Click here to listen to the parade committee on Shaw and Sue

 

EVENTS

Saint Patrick's Day Parade Mass
Everyone is invited to join us on parade day as the parade committee celebrates our annual mass.
This will be our 35th year celebrating this tradition.
Mass starts at 10am
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
100 Grant Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Pre Parade Events​

The parade committee would like to thank everyone who attended this years event. We will most definately have a third and fourth festival. Please follow us on facebook for next years event as we will be making your day bigger and better.

The 3rd Annual Shamrocks By the Sea

Irish Festival

 

PARADE FORMS

2019 Band & Sponsorship Form
2019 Parade Letter​
 

PARADE ROUTE

 

CONTACT US

 

2019 Parade Photos

MEDIA GALLERY

2018 Parade

 

Official Parade Merchandise

Click on the merchandise button above.

It will bring you directly to our on-line store. 

Jacket $70                       Fleece PullOver $45

Polo $45                       Mock Turtleneck $30

PomPom Beanie $26         Knit Beanie w/Cuff $22 

 
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