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St. Patricks Day Tours

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day here at Allaire Village!
James P. Allaire’s Howell Works of 1836 consisted of workers from many ethnic backgrounds, including people from Ireland who likely made up the majority of the population. Migrating down to New Jersey from New York, the Irish workers at the Howell Iron Works primarily served as molders for the furnace operation, but also were blacksmiths, farmers, and other skilled furnace workers. They brought with them their customs and traditions as well as their religion, which was, in some cases, Catholic.
One of the most famous Irishmen to have lived in the Howell Iron Works was John Roach. Having started his career at the Howell Iron Works as a common laborer, he eventually went on to build the largest and most productive shipbuilding empire in the United States!
Take a 90 minute guided tour of the village and experience the history and culture of Ireland. A period dressed interpreter will escort you to all of our historic buildings and trade shops where villagers are waiting to welcome you and demonstrate traditional Irish cooking, folklore and music! Listen to the Ballycastle Band perform a variety of traditional Irish songs in our historic Chapel, smell the delicious Irish meals and treats prepared by our talented hearth cooks, learn about the history of the holiday and much more! Purchase your tickets before they sell out!
Tickets are $15 per person. Advanced Tickets are required.
We ask that children 5 and under do not attend this event. Children over 5 years may attend, however, the tour is not recommended for children under 10. Strollers are not permitted inside the historic buildings.
Tours begin at 11am and depart from the Allaire Community Hall (at the head of the Parking Lot) every 15 to 20 minutes until 3pm. Tickets MUST be purchased in ADVANCE according to tour type and time block.
Absolutely NO refunds will be given once ticket is purchased.
Tickets are non-refundable and are a donation to Allaire Village Inc, the non-profit organization that operates the Historic Village at Allaire.Tickets are non-transferable.
For the safety and protection of all, visitors MUST wear masks. Social distancing guidelines will be outlined and enforced during the Tour. All CDC and Local Heath Guidelines must be followed.


March 13
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave
Farmingdale, NJ
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