UNION, NJ - The weather is looking great for Saturday’s Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on the streets of Union. It’s predicted to rain on Friday, but Saturday looks dry with a high of 50 degrees.
Here’s a list of times and events for the parade:
9:00 a.m. - The annual Thornstick Mass will start the day, hosted in conjunction with the Elizabeth A.O.H., at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Elizabeth, 215 Court Street.
12:00 noon - The Reviewing Stand Festivities at Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues begin. The Special Improvement District is hosting a "Kid's Zone" for all ages on Stuyvesant Avenue, just off Morris Avenue, with face painting, walk-around entertainers, and activities for the whole family.
1:00 p.m. Sharp - The one-mile Parade begins with the Marching units gathered on Morris Avenue and along Commerce and Jeanette Avenues. The parade route proceeds east along Morris Avenue to a turn at the Main Reviewing Stand at Stuyvesant Ave. and ends at Roosevelt Avenue.
The Midway Reviewing Stand at Morris and Caldwell Avenues has parade announcers with details of all of the participants, history and other information.
The 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade is dedicated to all of the youth coaches who volunteer to mentor and lead our children.
Click here for the 2019 Line of March.