Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Guide to the 2014 Belmar St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Since 1974, the Jersey Shore has come together on Main Street in Belmar for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This year the tradition continues Sunday March 2. 

Marching bands, floats, fire trucks and lots of people make the parade such an “event.” Be sure to show off your green to Big Joe Henry and the NJ101.5 Prize Team when they pass by. Here are some frequently asked questions about the parade.

When and where does the parade start?

The parade steps off at 12:30 p.m. at 22nd and Main. The parade can last as long as three hours plus.

How many people go to the parade?

If the weather cooperates, there can be as many as 200,000 spectators at the parade!

What is the parade route?

2014 belmar st. patricks day parade route map

Where is the best place to watch the parade?

The prime place to check out the parade is between 10th and 11th. But, it’s a favorite spot, so get there early!

I’m dropping off a parade participant, where do I go?

parade map 2

Where should I park?

The closest you can! Timing is everything. The earlier the better, as they start shutting down Main Street at around 10 a.m. NJ Transit is offering extra service on Sunday between Long Branch and Bay Head.

What’s going on after the parade?

An all day party! There are a ton of options for parade after parties:

The clubs:
The bars/grills:
Those are a few hot spots, but all of Belmar will be open for business.

Can I watch the parade online?

Yes! Belmar has a webcam setup so you can see all the green anywhere in the world!



Best of NJ101.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.