The Best Irish Festivals and Celebrations
in New Jersey: 2024 Edition

Your Guide To The Best Irish Festivals. They feature New Jersey's Popular Celtic, Gaelic Fests, Parades, Celebrations, and events.

With a large Irish-American population, New Jersey plays host to a large number of Irish Festivals and events filled with Irish dances, bands, food, Celtic crafts, and of course some beer!

Irish festivals are known to being committed to fostering cultural & community pride, introducing and teaching Irish Americans and others to all things Irish, and in strengthening relationships.

Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event

Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.

2024 Irish Themed Events

Irish Night Music Show
Saturday, March 2, 2024; Doors open @ 5:45pm, show begins @6:30pm
Albert Music Hall
131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532)
Waretown, NJ
Cost: $6 adults & $1 children, 11 and under
This annual Irish celebration presents an all night celebration of the our Irish heritage with top local & regional bands

Laurita Shamrock Celebration
Saturday, Sunday, March 2, 3, 2024
Laurita Winery
35 Archertown Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533
Whether you're Irish or just look good in green, come celebrate Irishness at the Laurita St. Patrick's Day Festival. Enjoy great Irish food and music. Bring your family and friends to Laurita for an exciting weekend of fantastic fun, toe-tapping Irish music, and wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.

Rhythm of the Dance
Wednesday, March 6, 2024; @ 7pm
Count Basie Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
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Join in on a journey through Ireland's history from the ancient, rich in legend and myth, to the modern, urban Ireland that we see today, bursting with talent.
Featuring world-class musicians who play live on stage, star vocalists, and world-champion dancers, the show is a completely captivating experience of pulsating rhythms performed at lightning speed. Enjoy slick choreography by the ensemble of Champion step dancers who have brought audiences to their feet around the World.

The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Hunterdon County Irish Festival Weekend
March 8, 9, 10, 2024 (This event is under cover and is Rain -or- Shine)
The Red Mill, Clinton, NJ
56 Main Street
Clinton, NJ
f[email protected]
Event Cost: $0-$40. Parade is free. Concerts and After Party celebration requires tickets.
The FSSP Irish Festival Weekend starts with a Friday night Kickoff Party featuring a DJ and The Nerds. The DJ will be spinning Irish and rock tunes to start the night off before the Nerds take the stage at 8pm. Admission includes beer provided by Readington Brewery, water, soda and entrance into the event. Food trucks will be available.
On sunday, March 10th, The Annual Friendly Sons St. Patrick's Day Parade will kick-off at 3pm. Six pipe bands, forty marching units striding down Main Street in Clinton.
The AfterParty starts at 4pm with The Amish Outlaws taking the stage at 8pm. Beverages and Food trucks will be available.

Upcoming Irish Themed Event Tickets