2011 Morristown Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 12th, 2011 12 Noon Step off
All Saint Patrick’s Day Parades in New Jersey
Parade day begins with Mass
at 10:00am at the Church of the Assumption, off Maple Avenue in Morristown. The
parade will start at 12:00 Noon at the corner of South Street and James Street.
The parade route is South Street to Atno Avenue.
There will be about 20 bands with about 50,000 in attendance either in the
parade or as spectators. Please come and see the largest family oriented St.
Patrick’s Day Parade in all of New Jersey. Come celebrate with the Irish and
their friends as we recognize their contribution in building a great America.
Held since 1979, this parade honoring Ireland's patron saint is presented by
the Irish American Association of Northwest New Jersey, the Friendly Sons of
Saint Patrick, and the Trustees of the Saint Patrick's Day Parade.
Originally held in Wharton, the parade and attendance at the parade grew too
large for the town by 1890, which saw the largest ensemble of marchers and
biggest crowd of spectators in its history. Since 1991 it has been held in
MARCH 2011 ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE COMMITTEE
Committee Finance Chairman
Parade Journal - Advertising Co-Chair
| John S.
||Parade Journal -
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO PUT ON A PARADE?
FROM RTE. 287
Take Rte. 287 South to Exit 35 "Madison Avenue". Bear right at the end of
the ramp onto Madison Avenue. Stay in the middle lane. Bear right onto South
FROM RTE. 287 NORTH
Take Rte. 287 North to Exit 35 "South Street / Madison Avenue". Make a left
onto South Street. Go through one light
FROM NEW RTE. 24
Take Rte- 24 to Rte. 287 South. Follow directions above from Rte. 287 South.
FROM THE PARKWAY SOUTH
Take the Garden State Parkway to Rte. 80 West to Rte. 287 South. (Morristown
/ Parsippany exit) Follow the directions above from Rte. 287 South.
FROM THE PARKWAY NORTH
Take the Garden State Parkway North to Rte 287 North
(first exit after the Raritan Toll Plaza). Follow directions above from Rte.