We've kicked off the season at the Celtic Cottage in Long Branch, enjoying a big Irish breakfast as Big Joe broadcast his show live from the pub Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon.

After a few pints and an Irish coffee or two, we loaded up the Big Yellow Van and the Long Branch Trolley and made our way to the start of the 2020 Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade.

The weather was perfect for a St. Patrick's Day parade and Main St. was lined with thousands of festive spectators enjoying the bagpipes, marching bands, Irish step dancers and the many parade floats.

For a peek at the festivities, check out the photos below — we added more as the "wearing o' the green" continued.

It's always so much fun to be a part of the parade. If you missed this one at the Jersey Shore, we get to do it all again next Sunday, March 9, at the Asbury Park St. Patrick's parade. We hope to see you there!

Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)
Big Joe Henry at Belmar's St Patrick's parade 2020 (Chris Eannucci, Townsquare Media)

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