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.
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
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.