The 2015 Newark Parade

The Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 13th, 2015 – 1:00 pm

From the Prudential Center on Mulberry Street past Four Gateway Center, NJPAC, St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, and the Newark Museum

Join us March 13, 2015 for the 80th Year of the Parade in Newark
“Keeping the Tradition Alive”

Founded in 1936, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, Inc. is composed of delegates from nearly 100 Irish, Fraternal, Catholic, and Public Safety Organizations as well as other Civic, Social, and Athletic Organizations.

Download the 2015 Newark Parade Souvenir Journal Contract

Please return your completed form to:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, Inc.
Michael D. Byrne, General Chairman
142 Gordonhurst Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Fax: (973) 746-3285

Grand Marshal Rosemarie L. Mellody

Grand Marshal Rosemarie L. Mellody

Grand Marshal Rosemarie L. Mellody

Rosemarie L. Mellody is well- known in the Irish-American community having served in many offices on our Committee – including as General Chairman – and currently serving as Corresponding Secretary of the Giblin Association.  A resident of Upper Montclair, she is a native of County Longford, a parishioner of St. Cassian Church, and an avid runner.

Rev. Patrick W. Donohue

Rev. Patrick W. Donohue

Deputy Grand Marshal Rev. Patrick W. Donohue

Fr. Pat Donohue is Newark’s ‘Chaplain to the Irish.’  Fr. Pat has been our Committee Chaplain for 25 years since his service as Pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Vailsburg.  But he is also Chaplain to the Frank McGovern Association, the John F. Cryan Association, the Joseph Nugent Sr. Association, the Vailsburg Irish-American Association, and the Bergen County Irish.

✞Raymond M. Durkin

✞ Raymond M. Durkin

✞ Raymond M. Durkin

The 2015 Parade will be dedicated to one of Vailsburg’s most accomplished sons, the late Raymond M. Durkin.  Ray Durkin was a friend and a mentor to many associated with our Parade and his son, Chris, served as our Grand Marshal in 2010.  The Committee is grateful that his family will be on hand on Parade day when the Dedication is vested in his memory.

The Robert Treat Hotel
Official Host Hotel

Robert Treat Hotel

50 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 622-1000

— Mention the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to receive discounts on accommodations during Irish Heritage Week in Newark –

2015 Band Competition

The St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Inc. will highlight March as Music in Our Schools Month (MIOSM®) by hosting the 3rd Annual St. Patrick's Day High School Band Competition, co-sponsored by The Star-Ledger, Gibbons P.C., and Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!), a...

Irish Heritage Night with the Pirates – March 4, 2015

Join us on March 4, 2015, at the Prudential Center to chee on the Seton Hall Pirates as they take on Providence Friars. Featuring the DeNogla School of Irish Dance and the Essex County Emerald Society Pipes and Drums.  Tickets benefiting the St. Patrick's Day Parade...

Irish Heritage Night: Celtic Woman – March 18, 2015

Irish Heritage Night at NJPAC Join the Grand Marshal, Deputy Grand Marshal and the Parade Committee for Irish Heritage Night with Celtic Woman at NJPAC, Wednesday, March 18, 2015.  Discounted tickets are available at using the promo code PARADE. Featuring...

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