New Jersey Irish Festivals and Events

Popular 2017 Irish festivals, Celebrations & Events

With a large Irish-American population, New Jersey is home to some of the nations largest Gaelic parades, festivals, events.

From Jersey City to the Jersey Shore, the summer features many Celtic festivals, Irish dances, bands, food, Celtic crafts, and of course some beer!

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. 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.

October 2017 Irish Festivals and Events

Hamilton Irish Festival
Hamilton Irish Music Festival
Saturday, October 7th, 12:00 Noon - 7:00 P.M; & Sunday, October 8th, 2017, 1:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
2419 Kuser Road
Hamilton Square, NJ
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This event features live music (Irish bands, dancers & bag pipers), food trucks, a beer garden, and children's activities

NJ Celtic Faire b& Seafood Fest
New Jersey Celtic Faire & Seafood Fest
October 14, 2017; 10 am - 5pm
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park
John T. O'Leary Blvd
South Amboy, NJ 08879
Admission is free.
This fest features The Shamrock and Thistle Pipe Band, St. Brendan the Navigator Pipes and Drums, Col. DB Kelly Pipes & Drums, Sean Hennessy and Blackwater, Danny & The Boys, Irish Step Dancers, Celtic Fare, Demos, Authentic Crafts and more! Food and drinks must be purchased. Park at NJ Transit Parking lot in South Amboy - shuttle service available.

Smithville Irish Festival
Smithville Irish Festival
Saturday, October 14, 2017, 10am to 6 pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 11am to 6 pm
Historic Smithville
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Galloway, NJ
Featuring entertainment, Irish crafters, Irish food vendors, and a kiddie area with face painting, sand art, pony rides and more. Bring a chair, sit and joy the music and great food. Mass at 10:30 am, seating is limited.

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