Come see Grand Marshal Bill Dugan, Chairman Michael J. Panella, and Adjutant Kerry Ricci in this year’s Union County St Patrick’s Day Parade!
Today marks the fifteeth year of this annual parade which was founded in 1995 by a group of Irish American and Fraternal Organizations in Union County and repres
ents the cooperative efforts of a parade committee, the Township of Union, the County of Union, and corporate sponsors and advertisers. It is now the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Jersey.
At 9AM this morning, a Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Church in Elizabeth and a welcoming reception will follow.
At 12 Noon there will be reviewing stand festivities at Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues in Union and a Kids’ Zone at Stuyvesant Avenue.
At 1 PM the parade will begin. Marching units will proceed along Morris Avenue, turn at the Main Reviewing Stand and end at Roosevelt Avenue. This year’s parade is dedicated to all of those who have been touched by cancer.