Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, in New Jersey, will host a “Finnegan’s Wake” Party & Fun Run in aid of the 23rd annual parade.

The Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will host its annual “Finnegan’s Wake” party and “Guinness Fun Run/Walk” on Saturday, February 16 at the Sun Tavern located at 600 Westfield Avenue in Roselle Park, New Jersey.

Registration for the “Guinness Fun Run/Walk” will start at 11:30 a.m. There is a $25 registration fee that includes a t-shirt, 2 Guinness and admission into the “Finnegan’s Wake” party. The race will commence at 12:30 p.m. The race should end by 12:35.

“Finnegan’s Wake” will feature live Irish-American entertainment by The Mike Byrne Band starting at 12:45 p.m. Admission is $20 per person and includes beer, wine, and hot dogs.  For information please call Kathy Noonan at 908-906-4622 or Marc Dowling at 908-967-0740.

The Parade committee will honor Westfield Audio Visual at the event.

All proceeds from the events benefit the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The 23rd    Annual Parade steps off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 on Morris Avenue in Union.

For more information about the Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade please visit www.unioncountystpatricksdayparade.com.

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Here are the highlights from the 2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade:

Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade 2018 from UNIONTV34 on Vimeo.

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A still from the activity at the 2018 St. Patrick's Day parade.