Welcome to the 2018 Annual Morris County Saint Patrick’s Day
This is the 39th year for our annual celebration of the first Saint Patrick’s Day Parade held in the United States of America after we declared our independence from England. The first Parade was held just a few miles from here in the First National Historical Park in the United Sates, Jockey Hollow.
9:30 Begin setting up Reviewing Stand.
9:45 Paddy and the Pale Boys – begin setting up.
10:15 Music: will be provided Paddy and the Pale Boys featuring Traditional and Modern Irish Music.
10:30 Introductory Ceremonies VFW Post 390 from Denville New Jersey will present the colors, followed by a 21 Gun Salute.
The National Anthem
Welcome/Introduction by Morristown Mayor Tim Doherty and First Lady Mary Doherty.
10: 45 Step Dancers under the Direction of Emily Endean. Emily has toured with Michael Flatley in the Lord of the Dance.
11:00 Music – Paddy and the Pale Boys While the Thomas Jefferson and the Sussex Avenue Elementary Schools set up.
11:05 Concert by the Thomas Jefferson/Sussex Avenue Elementary Schools Band under the direction of Brad Marullo
11:20 Drew University Presents a brief history commemorating the 100th year of the Easter Rising.
11:25 Music – Paddy and the Pale Boys
11:30 School of Irish Dance
11:40 Music – Paddy and the Pale Boys Chalking of the Shamrocks