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13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
St. Patrick’s Grand Marshal Reception ~ March 10
St. Patrick’s Day Parade ~ March 13
The Hackettstown Business Improvement District is bringing the 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade to town, Sunday, March 13, 2022. This Irish-American tradition attracts more than 14,000 visitors—making this parade one of the biggest events in Hackettstown. Streets fill with enthusiasm as families, residents and visitors line up along the curb, in store windows and porches to celebrate and witness the festive parade.
The parade will kick off at 3:30 pm with Grand Marshal Mr. Joseph “Joe” Barnes from Hacketstown, Ireland, leading numerous participants including Irish dance groups, Irish bands, community groups, bagpipes and drums, Centenary University and Hackettstown High School teams and clubs, Hackettstown and surrounding area fire departments and rescue squads, as well as hometown favorites Junior and Senior Colonial Musketeers and the Hackettstown Community Band.
This parade is pet-friendly, with a special pet costume contest sponsored by Doggie Styleash. Dress your pets for the chance to win prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places. Judging will be held at Czig Meister Brewing, located at 106 Valentine St.) starting at 3:30 pm sharp. Pets will then be invited to walk the parade as St. Patrick and Irish Heritage costume contestants after judging.
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS: John Johnson Auto Group, Bright Smiles 4 Kids, Mars Wrigley, Atlantic Health System/Hackettstown Medical Center, Stuber Insurance, wrnj, The House of the Good Shepard and Wawa!