UNION COUNTY, NJ — The 20th annual Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held under sunny skies and cool temperatures on Saturday, March 12, in Union. Spectators lined the route along Morris Avenue to Union Center and then along Stuyvesant Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue. Organizers expected a crowd of nearly 40,000.
The grand marshal this year was Cranford resident Frank McGovern who led a wide assortment of participants that included bagpipers, color guards, floats, marching bands and local police and fire departments.
The 2016 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade was dedicated to the children of Irish heritage.