Shamrocks By the Sea is sponsored and produced by The Ocean County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee. Every year we present our parade on the First Saturday in March.
This years it will be held on Saturday March 11th. The parade starts at noon on the Boulevard.
Please click the Link below and it will take you to our parade website for more information.
In an effort to help support Seaside Park, we have teamed up to help bring people to Seaside Park after the summer season is over.
If you wish to be a Banner sponsor for the festival, please click the button below to download the sponsor form.
BRING A CHAIR TO GET A GOOD SPOT
TO SEE ALL OF OUR BANDS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL.
In addition to the main Shamrocks By The Sea events, there are lots of other fun and exciting activities happening all throughout the day, with something for everyone to enjoy. Check the space below to see what we have in store, and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out and we would be more than happy to help.
SHAMROCK AND THISTLE PIPE BAND
2PM - 2: 45
COME AND ENJOY YOUR TOMS RIVERS OWN SHAMROCK AND THISTLE PIPE BAND AS THEY PERFORM A PIPES AND DRUM EXHIBITIONLEAD BY OUR PARADES PRESIDENT, TOM KING
Devrin Academy of Irish Dance
04:00 - 04:30
The Devrin school of Irish Dance will make a special appearance this year.
Come and enjoy traditional Irish step dancers as they perform .
Irish dance / Ceili dance.
Irish stepdance / Festival Irish dance.
Sean-nós dance / Irish set dance.
THE RYAN’S EXPRESS NJ
10 AM - 2 PM
WE WELCOME FOR THE FIRST TIME, EAAMON RYAN AND HIS BAND TO THIS YEARS FESTIVAL. RYAN'S EXPRESS PERFORMED AT THIS YEARS DOWNTOWN TOMS RIVER IRISH FESTIVAL.
Marty McKeirnan will be back again, entertaining everyone at the Beer Garden. Marty will continue the music when the bands on the main stage take their breaks.
THE JOHN BYRNE BAND
2 PM - 6 PM
THE JOHN BYRNE BAND IS RETURNING TO THE FESTIVAL AGAIN THIS YEAR. PLEASE COME OUT AND ENJOY THIS TRULY TALENTED MUSICIAN. JOHN AND HIS BAND PLAYED AT OUR IRISH WAKE AT HEMNINGWAYS.
Massed Bands 5 pm.
Please stay to the end where all of the pipe bands gather to salute our 40 foot long American Flag. All active and retired service members are invited to participate.
Don’t Miss Out
Our Sixth annual Celtic Festival. Located on the bay in Sea Side Park. This event is sponsored by your Saint Patrick's Day parade committee. We are trying to keep the Irish spirit alive until our parade comes again in March.
Bob Cuthbert Photography: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bootleg Knitter: email@example.com
Rico Toma: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Tees: email@example.com
Colorful Corner: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cruise Planners: email@example.com
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Donegal Importers: firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Stuff Dip: email@example.com goodstuffdips.com
Harrigans Nuts: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Magical Moments: email@example.com
Missy Faul Jewlery: firstname.lastname@example.org
Patriot Cigars: email@example.com
Pats Kilts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ralphs Flag Company: email@example.com
Savvy Fit Soapsthomas@tascoworldwide.com
Shabby Shore: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawn Goodheart: email@example.com
Tracy Tynan Designs: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jersey Mermaid Co: email@example.com
Unique Crastions: UCBCC3@gmail.com
Candles by Natali: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Raising awareness of the “22 daily Veteran suicides” epidemic as well as providing Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) a diversity of restorative and therapeutic programs/non-profit organizations at no cost to the veteran.
Irish Fraternal Organization. Contact Patrick Jockel Division President for information. email@example.com
The Toms River/Jackson division of the A.O.H. Founded in 2014. The A.O.H, An Irish Catholic organization in the US. Our division was named after Michael Davitt, founder of the Land League in Ireland. They protected the itinerant farmers from being thrown off their lands without cause.
REMEMBER our fallen U.S. veterans.
HONOR those who serve.
TEACH your children the value of freedom.
Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.
Join us by sponsoring a veterans’ wreath at a cemetery near you, volunteering or donating to a local sponsorship group.
The Breeze Is Back!
Say "hello" to The Breeze on 100.7 FM & 1410 AM. We know there's lots of radio stations you can listen to... but there's only one Breeze!
Feel good songs, the ones you don't hear on the radio anymore, from artists like Chicago, Donna Summer, The Eagles & Rod Stewart and also great tracks from The Bee Gees, Billy Joel & Elton John. Feel good hits by The Beatles, Frankie Valli, The Beach Boys and the great sounds of Motown.