Parade Day Info


Morning Mass

Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Valley, 510 Valley Street, Orange. at 9:00am. Honorees and organizations are requested to assemble at 8:30am in the front of the church. 

Parade Route

The Parade steps-off promptly at 12:15pm from the corners of Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Main Street. The Parade route makes it's way north on Main Street and ends at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. 

Complimentary Shuttle Buses

Complimentary shuttle buses are provided to transport marchers and spectators to the starting location of the Parade at Town Hall.  The buses begin boarding at 10:30am on Mississippi Avenue adjacent to Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Buses will stop promptly at 11:45am. Parking is available but limited at Quigley's Parking Lot next to Mississippi Avenue and the surrounding streets.

Road Closures & Parking


On Sunday, March 15th, the annual West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade  will take place on Main Street in Downtown West Orange. Main Street  will be closed to vehicular traffic at Northfield Avenue (south end) and  Harrison Avenue (north end) from approximately 11:15 a.m. to  approximately 3:00 p.m. Eagle Rock Avenue will be closed to vehicular  traffic at approximately 11:00 a.m. eastbound at Crest Drive (Eagle Rock  Reservation) and to all traffic at Mountain Avenue.

Mt. Pleasant  Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic at Gregory Avenue, eastbound  and to all vehicular traffic at Laird Drive.  Ancillary Streets along  the Main Street corridor may also be closed as needed. Emergency No  Parking signs will be placed along the Parade Routes and ancillary  Streets along the parade route. Vehicles in violation of parking  restrictions will be ticketed and  towed at the owners expense. For  questions,  please contact the West Orange Police Department at  973-325-4000

Emergency Services

In case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1. For all other non-emergency related issues, please contact the West Orange Police Department at 973-325-4000.


Due to our insurance rider, animals are not allowed to participate in the Parade. Service animals are exempt.