The parade route was lined with a smiling sea of green as the Bayonne St. Patrick’s Day parade
made its way up Broadway. The River View Observer was there to catch some of the day’s festivities.
The crowds came out today for the City of Bayonne's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
The River View Observer was there to capture today's festivities.
According to Shindigz.com via Prnews2. com the following list presents the top 7 cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Here in Hudson County there will be parades in Jersey City, Bayonne. And of course New York City will have there’s too! Hoboken will not have a parade this year.
Â 7. Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City has been celebrating St. Patrickâ€™s Day as a city since 1873. Its population is 10.4% Irish according to city-data.com and their parade is one to be reckoned with. Drawing a crowd of approximately 200,000 people, the grand prize winner of the parade procession in Kansas City wins an all expenses paid trip to Ireland. Thatâ€™s some serious parade marching! Their night life consists of many Irish pubs including haunts like Oâ€™Dowds Little Dublin and Laffertyâ€™s.
6. St. Louis, Missouri: Although city-data lists the Irish population of St. Louis as only about 8.6%, their celebration made the list for many other reasons. Every year, St. Louis kicks off their March 17th celebration with the Michelob 5 Mile Run. The 2012 run is slated to involve over 13,000 runners. Thatâ€™s more than the lawn seating capacity of the St. Louis Verizon Wireless Amphitheater! After the race thereâ€™s a St. Pattyâ€™s Day parade featuring balloons, Irish dancers, horses and large floats. The celebration often goes into the night at clubs and pubs like Oâ€™Connellâ€™s and John D. McGurks. Continue reading The Top 7 Cities for Celebrating St. Patrickâ€™s Day-In Hudson County There’s Jersey City & Bayonne, New York City!
Photo’s from theÂ Bayonne St. PatrickÂ DayÂ Parade March 20th, 2011Â Â Â Â see more on our RIVER VIEW OBSERVER FACEBOOK PAGE
With the sun shiningÂ and Â the temperture hitting almost 70, Bayonne’s St. Patrick Day Parade step off on Sunday March 17th and it was a grand time for all.
Bayonne’s Mayor Mark Smith and his two lovely daughters at the start of the parade
Bayonne Police Office Sean Hogan proudly walking with his two sons Continue reading Bayonne’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade