The Cape Atlantic Police & Fire Irish Pipe Brigade will fill the air with music on March 16 during Sea Isle City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. (Courtesy of Sea Isle City Public Relations Department)

On Saturday, March 16, Mayor Leonard Desiderio and his family will host Sea Isle City’s 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade along Landis Avenue, from 83rd to 63rd Street, starting at 3:30 p.m.

The parade will include live music from the Cape Atlantic Police & Fire Irish Pipe Brigade, as well as appearances by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Color Guard, Sea Isle’s “Irish Royal Family,” 2019 Parade Grand Marshals Frank and Barbara Roach, and many other Irish revelers.

Prior to the start of this year’s parade, the public is invited to participate in a free Best Dressed Competition at 2 p.m. inside Kix-McNutley’s on 63rd Street, where prizes will be given to the “Best Dressed Irish Individual” and “Best Dressed Irish Group.”

All of the contestants in the Best Dressed Competition, win or lose, will be invited to walk in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The public is also invited to enjoy free Irish music and dancing during the annual St. Patrick’s Celebration at Kix-McNutley’s starting at 1 p.m. on March 16. An award ceremony will take place during the celebration to honor participants from this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Additionally, there will be several vendors on site selling Irish goods and collectibles.

For more information about Sea Isle City’s 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Best Dressed Competition and St. Patrick’s Celebration, phone (609) 263-6341 or visit

Sea Isle City Mayor Leonard Desiderio, in green sweater, keeps the spirits up during the lively St. Patrick’s Day parade in 2018.