St. Patrick’s Day Events in Cape May County

St. Paddy’s Day Drinks and Drag 

Wildwoods Convention Center 
Friday, Mar. 11 at 8 p.m.  

March can be a drag, so join us for a hilarious, entertaining good time at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The event, aimed at adults, will be hosted by Astala Vista, and will feature a variety of drinks and drag performances.  

North Wildwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

North on Atlantic Avenue to Olde NJ Avenue 
Saturday, Mar. 12 after ceremony (12 p.m.)  

A Catholic Mass service will take place at St. Ann Church of Notre Dame La Mer Parish at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will begin on the front steps of North Wildwood City Hall, 9th & Atlantic Avenue, in North Wildwood beginning at 12:00 p.m. A festive parade will begin at the conclusion of the ceremony and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde NJ Avenue. Terri O’Connor, widow of slain Philadelphia Police Corporal James O’Connor and strong advocate for Law Enforcement, will be honored as the 2022 Grand Marshal of the North Wildwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Participants include VFW Color Guard, Vietnam Veterans of America, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Irish Pipe Brigade, Emerald Society, Miss North Wildwood, Queen Oceania, Anglesea Irish Society, Sheriff Mounted Patrol, local school bands, and much more! FREE to attend. 609.522.2955 or 

Sea Isle St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

120 63rd Street, Sea Isle City 
Saturday, Mar. 12 at 3:30 p.m.  

Mayor Desiderio and his family will host Sea Isle City’s 2022 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 12, starting at 3:30 PM.  The annual “Irish Strut” will begin at 83rd Street and East Landis Avenue, and then continue north on Landis Avenue to 63rd Street, where it will end.

The parade will feature music, representatives from local civic groups (including VFW Post 1963 and Boy Scout Troop 76), and many revelers wearing eye-catching attire.  Spectators lining the parade route will also enjoy Sea Isle’s 2022 Irish-American Man and Woman of the Year, the 2022 Irish Prince and Princess, McGruff the Crime Dog, and Miss New Jersey contestant Rachell Diaz, of Middle Township.

Those who would like to appear in Sea Isle City’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade can phone 609-263-6341 or 609-486-6035 for more information.

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Carney’s Polar Plunge and 5k 

Saturday, Mar. 19 at 11 a.m.  
411 Beach Ave, Cape May 

The annual race and plunge return to Cape May! Registration is open for all 18 and under registrants. Racers are given a Carney’s race shirt, and all proceeds will benefit the Cape May Food Closet. Bananas, water, hot chocolate, beer, and other refreshments will be available. An after-party will take place at Carney’s with a live band and DJ.