Monday, March 18, 2013
Upload and share your pictures from Freehold’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Downtown Freehold became a sea of Kelly green on Sunday as hundreds of area residents came out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The Freehold Borough Arts Council and the local Ancient Order of Hibernians presented the parade. According to the Freehold St. Patrick’s Day Parade Facebook page, the parade was only 747.5 feet long, but featured Grand Marshals, Irish Step dancing performances, bagpipes and the Monmouth County Police and Fire Pipe and Drum Corp. Show us how you celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Freehold by uploading your pictures to the photo gallery above.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by showing us your lucky charms.
Happy St. Patrick's Day Freehold! We're celebrating everything that brings you good fortune. If you have a special or unusual lucky charm, we want to see it! Upload a photo of anything—your beloved pet or spouse, a family heirloom, your lucky hat, or even something so wild and wacky we can't even imagine it (just make sure you've taken the photo yourself). In the caption, please share the story of why this charm brings you luck!
Several traditionally loud, fun outdoor celebrations are coming to downtowns nearby.
Several towns are putting on parades with bagpipers, drums, floats and clowns for St. Patrick's Day 2013. Wear something green and bring the camera! Freehold St. Patrick's Day Parade Sunday, March 17, 12:15 p.m. Bagpipers, floats, participants in green. Starts at 51 Main Street, ends at 1 West Street. At 7 p.m., bagpipers will serenade between 7 - 9 p.m. at restaurants. Grand Marshal title extended for all born on March 17. Keyport Fire Dept. St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 1 p.m. Five Pipe bands, 5 floats and 18 organizations. Grand Marshal is Harry Aumack, Sr.; Deputy Grand Marshal is Chris Petrizzo. Begins at St. Joseph's Church at Maple Place, moves to West Fourth street, travels along Maple Place to Broad…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Freehold St. Patrick's Day parade will begin promptly at 12:15 p.m. on Sunday March 17. If you'd like to march in the parade be at Borough Hall by 11:45 a.m.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Both parades are less than half a mile, but which is shorter?
Does size really matter? The battle of St. Patrick's Day pride is on the line as Freehold and Matawan compete for the shortest Irish-themed parade. With the tagline "Parade starts at 6; party starts at 6:05," it's hard to beat Washington Engine Company's swagger for throwing their third annual Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade down Jackson Street in Matawan. Measuring a mere 0.2 of a mile, Google Maps estimates it would take the average person three minutes to walk from the corner of Spring Street to the corner of Church Street. Freehold's second annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, however, measures in even shorter. At 0.1 of a mile, the route runs from 51 West Main Street to 1 West Main Street. Although half the length of the Matawan …
Here, the Patch guide to St. Patrick's Day in Freehold, from the best Guinness pours to the most delicious Irish dinners.
Maybe you aren't as Irish as St. Patrick himself (who was kidnapped and sent to Ireland as a slave, escaped in 409 and returned to Ireland in 432, believing he had been called upon to spread the word of God) but on March 17, everyone's a little Irish. So, check out these local St. Patrick's Day events and celebrations. The Court Jester The Freehold location of Court Jester is serving up Irish specialties all week in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Patrons are able to choose from three Irish dishes of a corned beef sandwich, Smitty's chicken, and Irish stew. In addition to the meal, the Court Jester is serving multiple Irish beers. Get a more in depth look at the Court Jester's St. Patrick's Day fare here. American Hotel The American …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Irish Week in Freehold Borough will begin Tuesday, March 12 and will continue through St. Patrick's Day.
In a few weeks, Freehold will be seeing green, with the kick off of Irish Week. Starting on March 12, Downtown Freehold will begin its St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with Irish Week featuring local food, drink and music. From 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday March 12 and Wednesday March 13, Downtown Freehold will host the Flavor of Freehold. Ticket holders will be able to experience some of Freehold’s most loved restaurants and shops. A complete list of participating businesses can be seen here. Tickets for the event cost $10 per person and can be purchased at the Downtown Freehold Office or at flavor-freehold.weebly.com. Irish Week continues with Downtown Freehold’s Pub Crawl. Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, March. 15 four participating pubs…
Friday, March 16, 2012
Where will you be drinking your green beer?
Freehold (Parade down Main St. at 11:00 a.m.) Moore's Tavern The Cabin The Court Jester Marlboro Fireside Grill and Bar: Saturday, March 17 Colts Neck Huddy's Inn: Saturday, March 17 Aberdeen Sports Zone Bar and Grill The Court Jester Matawan Maloney's Pub and Grill Cafe 34 & Bistro Manalapan The Sycamore Grille at Knob Hill Golf Course All weekend long Where will you be spending your St. Patrick's Day? Tell us in the comments and see who won our Reader's Choice poll.
Get your Irish on! Here are some ways people are celebrating St. Patrick's Day
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Friday, March 16, 2012
Freehold March 16: Enjoy the sounds of bagpipers in Downtown Freehold on Friday night from 7-9 p.m. March 17: There will be a St. Patrick's Day Parade starting at 11:00 a.m. The route starts behind borough hall and heads down Main St. Everyone is welcome to get dressed up and participate in this family fun event. Continue celebrating the holiday with specials at all the Downtown Freehold restaurants and bars. March 17: The Freehold Borough Arts Council, the Center Players Playhouse and the Freehold Ancient Order of Hibernians are hosting a free family event in honor of St. Patty's Day. There will be two showings of the Oscar nominated animated feature, the Secret of Kells starting at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the Center Players on South …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Downtown Freehold along with the Freehold Borough Arts Council celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a week-full of events.
Get your Irish on right here in Freehold starting Monday night through St. Patty’s Day. For the first time in its history, Downtown Freehold, in association with the Freehold Borough Arts Council, will celebrate all things Irish during the week of March 12 through March 17, culminating in St. Patrick's Day revelry. According to says Christina DeGulis, the marketing and events coordinator for Downtown Freehold, this green holiday was the perfect fit for a downtown event. "We were seeking something special to draw area residents in March, and St. Patrick's Day, with its upbeat, hearty mission of celebration, is perfect.” The week of events includes a mixture of culture, arts and highlighting local business. "The Freehold Borough Arts …