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Groundhog Day Parade in Essex, Connecticut

Groundhog Day Parade in Essex, Connecticut

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your pots and pans and head to Essex Village, Essex CT on Sunday, January 26th, 2020 at 2 pm for one of the most popular parades of the year. “Essex Ed”, a larger-than-life ground hog, will make his annual pilgrimage from Essex Boat Works on Ferry Street up to the top of Main Street leading a parade of antique cars, fife & drum corps, residents, and visitors. All are invited to join in and encouraged to bring their own…

Essex go Bragh Irish Parade, Connecticut

Essex go Bragh Irish Parade, Connecticut

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The Annual Essex Go Bragh Irish Parade and Festival will be held Saturday, March 21st. It will begin promptly at 10:30am from the Essex Town Hall and will proceed to the center of Essex. The parade this year is estimated to last 45 minutes. Traffic will be congested in the downtown area from about 9:00AM to 1:00PM.





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