Get Ready for the West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 9, 2013 • 2:47pm
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade continues to grow in size and scope each year. The Committee is excited about the parade lineup, and the community will be too. From premier Pipes and Drum Corps and Marching Bands, expect to see school, township, organizations and community groups proudly performing and celebrating the heritage of the community. The groups are from all over New Jersey and as far away as Boston. Here is a sampling of who will be marching in tomorrow's parade.
Pipes And Drums Corps.
Essex Shillelagh Pipes and Drums; Essex County Emerald Society Police and Fire Pipes and Drums; NJ State Police Pipe Band; Police Pipes and Drums of Morris County; Fusion Core Drum and Bugle Corps.; Neward FD Pipes and Drums; Colonial Musketeers Fife and Drum Corps.; Cu Chullain Pipe Band; Rory O'Moore Pipes and Drums; Colonial Pipers Bagpipe Band; NY Metro Pipe Band; Harmony Senior Drum Corps; South Park and District Pipes and Drums; Pipes and Drums of the Jersey Shore Shillelagh; The Guard Pipes and Drums; Essex Shillelagh Pipes and Drums; Greater Trenton Pipes and Drums.
West Orange High School; Mother Cabrini High School, Weehawken High School; Orange High School
Color and Honor Guards
West Orange Police and Fire Departments; Essex County Sheriff's Department; Verona Volunteer Fire Department; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Montclair Police Department.
Police and Fire Departments
West Orange, Essex County, Irvington, Maplewood, Montclair, South Orange, Roseland, Orange
West Orange Schools and Township
WOHS Cheerleaders, Boys and Girls Step Teams; Board of Education; Town Council, Mayor Parisi, West Orange Public Relations Commission, West Orange Human Relations Commission, West Orange First Aid Squad; other Federal, State, County and Local Officials; Seton Hall Prep; Downtown West Orange Alliance, West Orange Chamber of Commerce; West Orange Arts Council; Department of Public Works.
West Orange Community Groups and Organizations
Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies; West Orange PAL; West Orange Community House Steppers; West Orange Mountaintop League; Frank O'Hara Association; Turtleback Zoo; West Orange Elks; West Orange Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh; West Orange St. Patrick's Day Committee.
In addition, groups and organizations from surrounding communities will be marching.
Local venues, such as the West Orange Elks, Egan and Sons, the Harrison Avenue Tavern, the Pour House, and more, will be sure to have plenty of green ale and corned beef on hand afterwards, so support your local businesses and enjoy your day responsibly! The West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade remains a family friendly event that respectfully acknowledges the spirit of the community.
The parade commences at 12:15 at Town Hall, 66 Main Street, and ends at Our Lady of Lourdes. Make sure you pick up your copy of the Parade Journal too. See you there!