When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, we're all a little Irish! Mercer County is home to 10 Irish-American organizations that come together and celebrate their culture and heritage. See the events below that are perfect for families, friends and even our fur babies. From parades to events at local hot spots, make sure to get your plans set to have a shamrockin' time! So, from me to you, Irish you a happy and St. Patrick's Day! Éire go Brách or Erin go Bragh!

Hamilton St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: Saturday, March 12th at 1 pm

Starting at the Nottingham Fire House located at 200 Mercer Street. The perfect event for kids, dogs, friends and family. Get there early to get your spot on the parade trail!

Rain date is March 19th

A marching band of the celtic variety walking up the street during a parage all holding bagpipes

Photo via www.hamiltonparade.com


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Terhune Orchards

330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

When: Sunday, March 13th, 12 pm - 5 pm

Come out with friends and family to toast to St. Patrick's Day at Terhune Orchards with Irish music from Bill O'Neal and Andy Knootz! Terhune Orchards offers 16 varieties of wine made with their own grapes with three wines from their apple cider. It's encouraged to dress warmly as there's limited indoor seating and outdoor seating around fire pits. 

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A band playing at Terhune Orchards

Photo via www.terhuneorchards.com/


Ireland Forever! at Crossing Vineyards & Winery

1853 Wrightstown Road, Newtown, PA 18940

When: Thursday, March 17th, 6 pm to 9 pm

Crossing Vineyards & Winery are celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish music, drink specials and treats from our “Flights and Bites” menu. Draft beer and house wines, just $5. If you come “wearin’ the green,” you’ll get a coupon for a BOGO wine tasting. Erin Go Bragh! No cover charge. 

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Inside of Crossing Vineyard & Winery in Princeton, NJ

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St. Patty's Throw and Glow at Stumpy's Hatchet House

745 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

When: Friday, March 11, 5 pm - 12 am

Get your glow on before St. Patrick’s Day! Join us on Friday, March 11th, as we turn off our normal lights and turn on our black lights! With specially painted boards and decorations, we’re really Axe-ited about this one! $27 per person for 1 hour, $40 per person for 2 hours.

Inside of Stumpy's Hatchet House in Princeton, NJ

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Celtic Woman, Postcards from Ireland

State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ

When: Thursday, March 17th at 8:00 pm

Celtic Woman is back at State Theatre with their new show, Postcards from Ireland! No better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with rich musical and cultural heritage from Ireland on stage. You'll be captivated with traditional Irish instruments such as the Bodhran, Tin Whistle and Uilleann Pipes. Don't miss out -- buy your tickets now!

Celtic Woman

Photo via www.broadwayworld.com



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