BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh of the Jersey Shore will host the final fundraiser for the upcoming Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, February 24.
The event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at its Belmar home at 815 16th Avenue. It will feature a hot and cold buffet, complimentary drink, live entertainment, as well the traditional playing of the pipes and drums — all for a $15 donation to support the parade.
Proceeds raised will help cover the cost of the March 3 parade, which has grown into one of the largest and best attended parades in New Jersey with nearly 6,000 marchers, more than 40 bands and some 200,000 spectators.
On Saturday, March 2, an Investiture Mass will be held at 10 a.m. at St. Rose Church, 601 Seventh Avenue, Belmar, followed by a luncheon at Doolan’s Shore Club, 500 Route 71, Spring Lake Heights. The donation is $35.
Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off at 12:30 p.m. on March 3 in Lake Como at 22nd Avenue and Main Street, where marchers will assemble around the lake. From there, the parade will continue north on Main Street, crossing into Belmar and proceeding to Sixth Avenue.
To register an organization or group to march in the parade, click here.
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