Cape May NJ St. Patrick Day Events & Things to Do

Here’s a list of Great Pubs and Restaurants to Visit in Cape May in honor St Patrick’s Day

Irish Pubs in Cape May New Jersey

Everyone loves a good bar scene. Whether it’s a dive bar, sports bar, or country bar. Spend it with great friends at one of these dive bars in New Jersey.

Cape May Brewery

UglThe Ugly Mug – Located on Cape May’s Washington Street Mall, sandwiched between souvenir shops and clothing boutiques, sits the Ugly Mug. The Ugly Mug Restaurant & Bar has been serving Cape May’s locals and visitors since 1926, providing a place to go for dinner, evening entertainment or an escape from all the shopping. Check all Local events in Cape May here for the Mug

Carney’s in Cape May  Reopening St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Live DJ Saturday nights
Cape May St Patricks Daywith great drink specials No need to look further for restaurants in Cape May, you’ve found Carney’s on the beach! A landmark restaurant in Cape May for over 5 decades Carneys Restaurant and Bar features great Fun, Food & Drinks for everyone


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The day’s festivities start with a ceremony in front of North Wildwood City Hall at 11:30. The parade starts from there at noon, heading north up Atlantic Ave. towards Olde New Jersey Ave.

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Jersey Shore events

This Week:
Feb 24 Asbury Park David Duchovny at Stone Pony. Duchovny with his band and special guests, from 7pm
Feb 25 Seaside Heights Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge. Join the fun of the February Polar Bear Plunge on the Seaside Heights Boardwalk. Registration begins at 9:00am, plunge at 1pm
Feb 25 North Wildwood Fallen Heroes Polar Bear Plunge. 11am at 15th Street and the beach. Prizes for best costumes, teams and individuals will be awarded. Post party will take place at Keenan’s Irish Pub at noon.
Mar 3 Atlantic City ZZ Top at Caesars. 9pm. “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” lay undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact and in 2004 the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Mar 5 Belmar Belmar St. Patrick’s Day Parade. One of the largest St Patty’s Day parades in New Jersey starting at 12:30pm on Main St, with big after party outside at Bar A
Mar 7 Red Bank Pat Benetar at Count Basie Theater. Intimate acoustic evening with Neil Giraldo.
Mar 11 Seaside Heights Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The luck of the Irish is bound to smile upon you. Join the enthusiastic crowds on the Boulevard for a fun-filled Irish parade with bands, floats, and marchers, and a street celebration where everyone is Irish
Mar 11 Highlands Highlands Guinness Run. 2pm at Bahrs Landing.
Mar 12 Middletown E. Murray Todd Half Marathon. Run 13.1 miles through rural and residential areas of Lincroft, Holmdel and Colts Neck. Race starts at 9am at the Brookdale Community College
Mar 12 Asbury Park Asbury Park St. Patricks Day Parade. 1pm. Marching bands, antique cars, floats & more. The parade route runs from the waterfront to Main St. with a reviewing stand on Cookman Ave. in Press Plaza.
Mar 17 Atlantic City Florida Georgia Line in AC. 7pm. With their innovative fusion of country, rock, hip-hop and pop, Florida Georgia Line have already proven themselves as a once-in-a-generation force of change in modern music. With Dig Your Roots the superstars are entering a new stage of life and career, and looking to do more than just entertain.
Mar 18 Highlands Highlands St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Begins 2pm at Huddy Park, proceeding down Bay Ave. Competition of Floats, many giveaways, 12 Pipe & Drum Bands, Irish Dancers and more.
Mar 19 Wildwood Fishing & Boating Expo. The ultimate expo for fishing and boating enthusiasts! Up to 85 vendors will cover all of your fishing and boating needs at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 9am until 3pm. From the back bays to the canyons, we’ll have you covered.
Mar 28 Holmdel Annual Regional Business Expo – Matawan. Hosted by the Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce. This is a free event for business owners & representatives in Monmouth, Ocean & Middlesex counties as well as being open to the community. Updated info on the website.
Mar 31-Apr 1 Atlantic City AC Beer and Music Festival. Over 150 different breweries from across the country will showcase their unique libations. The focus of festival is the promotion and education of craft beers and a celebration of the brewers that create them
Apr 1 Atlantic City Hops Trot 5K Run. In 2016, we had a crazy idea. A 5k with flavor. Those flavors…BEER. 5k Run will start and end at Noon at the AC Convention Center. Run, jog, and sip your way through and past some of AC’s best beer joints, while tasting some incredible New Jersey Brews.
Apr 8 Wildwood Feis at the Beach. Wildwoods Convention Center. Irish dance competitions start at 10 am. The competitions will include over 1,000 dancers of all ages and expertise. Feis will be choreographed to music and prizes will be awarded. FREE admission
Apr 9 Keansburg Keansburg Amusements Easter Egg Hunt. Beginning at 1pm, kids of all ages are invited to hunt for some of the thousands of prize filled eggs! Grand prize winners will win bikes. Plus meet the Easter Bunny, have fun riding the kiddie rides, and play in the arcades and games.
Apr 9 Seaside Heights Palm Sunday Egg Hunt. 1:00pm. A Boardwalk and beach full of smiling faces and 15,000 pastel eggs filled with prizes from Boardwalk merchants are all part of the fun!
Apr 15 Wildwood Greater Wildwood Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt. On the beach at Lincoln Avenue, Wildwood. Noon. Children ages 1-12 are invited to dig for eggs buried in the sand. Each egg contains a toy and a golden egg is worth a bigger prize
Apr 16 North Wildwood Ed’s Funcade Easter Sunday Egg Hunt. On the Boardwalk at 23rd Ave, North Wildwood. FREE – children 12 and under win prizes. Noon – 1:30pm
Apr 16 North Wildwood Moreys Piers Easter Celebration. Celebrate Easter with the whole family on Mariner’s Landing from noon – 5pm. Visit the Easter Bunny at the Parent’s Pavilion and enjoy strolling entertainment from stilt walkers to jugglers and more. Face painting will be available 1pm-5pm, and children 12 and under can pick an Easter egg for a chance to win amazing prizes
Apr 16 Seaside Heights Annual Easter Promenade. On the Boardwalk starting at 12. Colorful carnation flowers will be distributed on the Boardwalk and Webster Avenue by Mayor and Council, while supplies last. Contests and prizes for the best dressed! Family entertainment will follow the best dressed contest.
Apr 22 Atlantic City Jerry Seinfeld at Borgata. 8pm on Saturday.
Apr 23 Atlantic City April Fools Half-Marathon. 7K and 11K races start and finish on the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk in front of Resorts Casino Hotel and Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville.
Apr 24 Tinton Falls 4th Jersey Shore Biz Fest. Jersey Shore’s largest business and consumer expo. Free to attend! 5-8pm at the Sheraton Eatontown. Join over 100 exhibitors and more than 500 guests to promote our local economy.
Apr 29-Apr 30 Wildwood Wild Half Marathon, 8K and 5K. Wild Child Kids race (1 Mile Beach Run for kids 12 & under) and 5K on Saturday and the Wild Half Marathon & 8K on Sunday. The scenic Half Marathon course will lead runners from ocean views to an action-packed boardwalk.
Jun 10 Seaside Heights Arts and Crafts by the Sea. 11am-7pm, on the Boardwalk between Dupont Ave and Blaine Ave. Annual event features over 50 artists and crafters, shopping day with the sights and sounds of the Jersey Shore in the background.
Jun 9-Jun 11 Atlantic City AnimeNEXT. The convention features Japanese creators of anime and manga, voice actors from anime series, Japanese musical acts, artists, vendors and exhibits, panels, workshops, and gaming. Events all focus on aspects of anime, manga, and Japanese culture.
Jun 17 Cape May Point 39th Annual Cape May Point 5 Mile Run. Benefits the Cape May Point Vol. Fire Co. Hundreds of runners, spectators and local citizens gather in support of this event which is, by far, the largest annual event in this tiny Borough.