MORRISTOWN, NJ - Irish or not, tap into your inner leprechaun and join over 70,000 people as they flock to Morristown to enjoy "Morris County's largest family oriented St Patrick's Day Parade."
The parade has grown in size over the years and to date it enlists 75 volunteers and over 2500 hours to make this parade a success.
The day begins at Assumption Church as a 10:00 a.m. mass will be held celebrating Irish history and culture. At 10:30 a.m., The Green will kick off the pre parade festivities with Irish Step Dancing, the chalking of the shamrocks, the National Anthem, and Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones .
At 12 noon, Al DeBenedictis, the 2015 Grand Marshal will lead the parade up South Street, around the Morristown Green and end at Atno Avenue. Over 20 bands will be in attendance along with Town Officials, Fireman, Police Officers, Irish Dancers, and more (CLICK HERE FOR A COMPLETE LINE UP)
No need to bring your lucky coins on Saturday as The Morristown Parking Authority has announced that all metered parking and parking garages are FREE from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Spectators can line the parade route and sit back, relax and enjoy the day. The parade will take place rain or shine.