Irish Week

With multiple events going on, our Downtown Freehold Irish Week definitely brings people out of the cold winter blues and into the feeling that Spring is right around the corner!

Freehold Borough Arts Council’s 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 11 at 12 PM – 2:30 PM

The new parade route this year is packed with tons of fun and Irish tradition, as participants will march from Mclean Street to the Elk’s Lodge. Thank you Freehold Borough Arts Council and the Ancient Order of Hibernians Div 16 for making this all possible. The parade will assemble at Mclean Street starting at noon and the parade kicks-off at 1:00pm!
Please Park in Borough and other Public Parking Lots. Please do not park in private lots.

After Party at the Freehold Elk’s Lodge 1454 featuring Joe Baracata Band!

Flavor of Freehold

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13th and 14th 5:30pm – 8:00pm

A unique tour of Downtown Freehold’s venerable restaurants, bars, and shops held over two days. Participants walk from place to place with their “Shamrock Passport” used as a guide of where to go. Everyone will receive signature samples from some of Freehold’s most loved establishments. There will also be bagpipers performing to establish a festive atmosphere!

2018 List of Participating Businesses:

A Little Bit of Cuba, Metropolitan Cafe, San Marzano Trattoria, Chips Hair Salon, Cafe 360, Jemm Optical, Freehold Body Care, Court Jester, Especially For You Florist, Freehold Art Gallery, American Hotel, Aarzu Modern Indian Bistro, Caribbean Flavor LLC, Uncle Ralston’s Jamaican Homestyle Cooking, El Meson Cafe, Shloka Indian Restaurant, Texas Mexican Restaurant


Pub Crawl

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 8:00pm – 10:00pm

The week always ends with the ultimate Happy Hour, our highly anticipated Pub Crawl held at some of Freehold’s most beloved establishments: The American Hotel, Federici’s, Court Jester, and Metropolitan Café. Patrons will be serenaded by the sound of bagpipers as they choose from an exclusive Beer or Scotch tasting.


Traditional Irish Bagpipers

We will provide the sounds of the season brought to you by traditional Irish Bagpipers throughout the week. You will have plenty of chances to hear our performers during Downtown Freehold’s Irish Week Events: Flavor of Freehold, Pub Crawl and Bagpipers Friday Night March 16th!

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