• 5 Great Things to do in Jersey City to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and here’s how you can do it in Jersey City.

    We’ve compiled a list of events and things to do in Jersey City that are fun for all ages.  Just don’t forget to rock your green clothing!

    Watch Jersey City’s St. Patrick' Day Parade, which begins at 12:30 p.m. at Lincoln Park on Sunday, March 15th. The parade pays tribute to this year’s grand marshal, Patrick Kelleher, and the Irishman and Irishwoman of the year, Eugene P. O’Connell and Stacey Lea Flanagan.  When the parade concludes at Journal Square, a special honor will be given to Irish police officer, Patricia Cassidy-Stella.

    Website: http://bit.ly/1ALVio2

    Phone: (201) 521-0200

    Visit Zeppelin Hall, Jersey City’s Beirgarten is turning St. Patrick’s Day into St. Patrick’s Week! Celebrate from March 17th to March 22nd by enjoying a nice beer and dishes from a special menu featuring traditional Irish fare like corned beef and cabbage, meat and potatoes or an Irish Reuben that’s made with Irish bacon. 

    Address: 88 Liberty View Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Phone: (201) 721-8888

    Website: www.zeppelinhall.com

    Bake with the Cake Boss at a special St. Patrick’s decorating class on Grove Street in Jersey City.  Carlo’s decorators will teach everyone how to roll the perfect fondant and create sparkling trimmings on an Irish-themed cake.  The course is approximately two hours and includes decorating vanilla or chocolate cakes with chocolate fudge filling. You’ll want to book a reservation in advance for this—we can’t say for sure how long space will remain available!

    Address: 631 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07310

    Phone: (201) 659-3671

    Website: http://classes.carlosbakery.com/lackawanna-classes/st-patricks-day-2015-1.html

    Get crafty at Jersey City Public Libraries, which are holding St. Patrick’s Day arts & crafts events throughout the month. On March 16th the Pavonia Branch Library is partnering with the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association to hold an extra special St. Patrick's Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. The event will include a performance by students from Kerri Smith Academy of Irish Dance, as well as a meet-and-greet with Kerri Smith herself who will be discussing the history of Irish dance.

    Pavonia Branch Library

    Address: 326 Eighth St., Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Phone: (201) 547-4808

    Join seniors Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Our Lady of Mercy or Our Lady of Czestochowa (O.L.C.) churches. Our Lady of Mercy is hosting a festive celebration on March 18th at 1 p.m., complete Irish food, drinks and music. O.L.C. will be celebrating both St. Patrick and St. Joseph on March 11th at 1 p.m. in the Church Hall. We hope you’ll head over, lend your time and make everyone celebrating feel extra lucky this year!

    Our Lady of Mercy

    Address: 40 Sullivan Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305

    Phone: (201) 339-1662

    Our Lady of Czestochowa

    Address: 120 Sussex St., Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Phone: (201) 333-4888