Do Saint Patrick’s Day at the Shore


In light of recent cancellations, please check with event organizers before attending.

Cape May County will go green this St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a range of especially shamrockin’ celebrations. Both Irishmen and non-Irishmen alike won’t want to miss these spirited special events!

Saint Patrick’s Day Parades

CANCELLED: The North Wildwood Parade has been cancelled.

North Wildwood
Saturday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m.

The ceremony will begin on the front steps of North Wildwood City Hall, 10th & Atlantic Avenue, in North Wildwood beginning at 11:30 a.m. A festive parade will begin at noon and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde NJ Avenue. Participants include, NWPD Honor Guard, VFW Color Guard, Vietnam Veterans of America, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Irish Pipe Brigade, Emerald Society, Miss North Wildwood Charlotte Mendelson, Anglesea Irish Society, Second Street Irish Society, Sheriff Mounted Patrol, local school bands, and much more! For more info, call 609-522-2955 or visit

POSTPONED: The Sea Isle City St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Party is postponed until Saturday, April 18th.

Sea Isle City
Saturday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m.

Sea Isle City will celebrate its rich Irish heritage and culture with a parade and the wearing of the green. The annual Celtic procession will include live pipe-and-drum music, Irish residents, Municipal and County officials, Sea Isle’s ‘Irish Royal Family’ and many other participants. Jitney Service will be available from 2 p.m. until Midnight along the usual Jitney Route. The Jitney fare is $2 before 11 p.m. and $4 after 11 p.m. For more information, visit


Where to Celebrate

5 West Pub, North Cape May
Tuesday, March 17

Plan to get your Irish on at 5 West all day long on Tuesday, March 17! There will be drink specials all day including Baby Guinness Shots, Irish Potato Martinis, Dublin Mules, Guinness Pints, Jameson Shots, and Green Jello Shots. The Irish Pipe Brigade-Cape Atlantic Police and Fire will be in attendance. Enjoy great Traditional Irish Fare for dinner starting at 4 p.m. Specials include Bangers and Mash, Shepherd’s Pie, and Corned Beef Pizza! Plus, there will be giveaways and a Lucky Charms Cereal Eating Contest. For more information, visit or call 609-889-7000.

Anglesea Pub, North Wildwood
Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 15

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at “Ireland’s corner pub in your back yard,” Anglesea Pub! Check out the grid for St. Patty’s weekend entertainment and enjoy an authentic Irish pub experience. For more information, call 609-729-1133.

Bellevue Tavern, Cape May Court House
Tuesday, March 17

Head to The Bellevue Tavern for great food and great times this St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy corned beef n’ cabbage and Irish happy hour all day and night on Tuesday, March 17. For more information, visit or call 609-463-1738.

Country Club Tavern, Cape May Court House
Tuesday, March 17

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Country Club Tavern and enjoy music from Wesley Ochs at 8 p.m.! For more information, call 609-465-1515.

Dogtooth Bar & Grill, Wildwood
Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Dogtooth Bar with $5 Guinness Drafts and $5 Jameson shots all weekend long! Plus, join in on Name That Tune Friday night at 9 p.m. and live music with Tom & the Powdermakers on Saturday at 10 p.m.! For more information, visit or call 609-522-8383.

Duffinetti’s Restaurant & Lounge
Saturday, March 14

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Duffinetti’s on Saturday, March 14 with music from Jamie and Co. with Joe T. from 7-10 p.m. For more information, call 609-522-0002.

Hemingway’s, Cape May
Tuesday, March 17

Enjoy a St. Patty’s Celebration at “O’ Hemingway’s on Tuesday, March 17 at 4 p.m. at the bar. Sip on festive St. Patrick’s Day drink specials while you feast on Reuben egg rolls or a traditional Irish dinner, served with corned beef, braised cabbage, colcannon mashed potatoes. For more information and reservations, call 609-884-5611 ext 550. Reservations suggested.

Mudhen Brewing Company, Wildwood
Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14

Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Mudhen Brewing Company! Mudhen will be offering $5 Capt. Doug’s Porter, $8 Shamrock Tini, and $6 Irish Coffee all weekend long. Enjoy live music with the Birmingham Six on Friday from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Plus, get your wristbands and make Mudhen one of your stops on the Erin Express on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. and catch live music by The Deck Band at 8 p.m. For more information, visit or call 609-846-7918.

Mulligan’s Shore Bar & Grill, Wildwood
Saturday, March 14

On Saturday, stop by the Southernmost stop on the Erin Express and head to Mulligans Shore Bar & Grill! Dave Caitlin will be playing music from 6:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, call 609-522-4883.

Owen’s Pub, North Wildwood
Saturday, March 14 to Tuesday, March 17

Owen’s Pub is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long leading up to the big day on Tuesday! Their St. Patty’s Day specials start on Saturday, featuring fish & chips, Irish burgers, shepherd’s pie, Reuben egg rolls, grilled Reubens on rye, corned beef special on rye, and ham & cabbage. DJ Mikey D will be the entertainment on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 4 p.m., so don’t miss out! For more information, call 609-729-7290.

Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille, North Wildwood
Thursday, March 12 to Sunday, March 15

Swim on over to Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille for St. Patty’s Day specials Thursday through Sunday. Plus, Erin Express bracelets for Saturday, March 14 are still available! Grab a wristband and enjoy music from Jim Siesser at 6:30 p.m. Visit Salty Mermaid’s Facebook page for more details on the specials and bracelets. For more information, call 609-600-2165.

Shamrock Beef & Ale / Amnesia Nightclub, Wildwood
Saturday, March 14

Shamrock is the place to be to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year! Stop by Shamrock Beef & Ale for the Erin Express on Saturday, March 14. Get your bracelet at the door or any other participating bar. Plus, Amnesia Nightclub is open at 8 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 609-522-7552.

Ship N’ Shore, Wildwood
Saturday, March 14

DJ Mike Shmanek is taking over Ship N’ Shore for St. Patrick’s Day festivities on Saturday, March 14. Enjoy happy hour prices all day every day, drink specials, and more! For more information, call 609-522-0377.


Other Events

POSTPONED: The Cape May Polar Plunge and 5K has been postponed. The city and vendors are working to select a future date to celebrate the community.

St. Paddy’s Day Plunge & 5K, Cape May
Saturday, March 14 at 11 a.m.

Join in on the fun and take the plunge in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day! Head down to the beach on Saturday, March 14 at 11 a.m. The plunge will take place on the beach at 411 Beach Ave in Cape May. The proceeds will benefit the Cape May Food Closet. For more information, visit

CANCELLED: Erin Express has been cancelled.

Erin Express, Wildwood
Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m.

Grab some friends, get your wristband, wear your green and hop on board the Erin Express! The biggest Spring Kickoff Party at the Jersey Shore arrives on Saturday, March 14. Get out and party at the best bars and nightspots in North Wildwood and Wildwood, including Mulligan’s Sports Bar & Grill, Mud Hen Brewing Company, Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille, Anglesea Pub, and more! Hop onboard one of four buses, stop at your favorite bars and taverns, and visit new ones, too. You can purchase a wristband at any of the Erin Express participating bars. Wristbands are $5. For more information, see the Erin Express 2020 event page on Facebook.