241 Campbell Ave.
West Haven, CT 06516
When you are searching for new St. Patrick’s Day attire this year, stop by Duffy’s Tavern for some new gear. Any time of the year Duffy’s Tavern has merchandise such as hoodie sweatshirts. Their sizes go up to 2XL. Support this local business and buy a green Duffy’s St. Patrick’s Day t-shirt for $12 each. They also have green buttons available for purchase. Duffy’s Tavern is a local Irish pub settled in the shoreline town of West Haven. Their establishment started in 1983. While picking up your St. Patrick’s Day attire stay for a delicious meal and drinks. If you can not make the drive to West Haven Duffy’s gear is available for purchase on their website, however, there is an additional shipping and handling fee.
613 Washington St.
Middletown, CT 06457
Old Glory is a well known t-shirt company with their corporate headquarters in Connecticut. They have actual store locations in Middletown, North Haven, and Old Saybrook. With their large variety of merchandise it is as if you can find any unique shirt you are looking for. That includes their collection of St. Patrick’s Day shirts and attire. Their t-shirts are geared towards men and women. Both long and short sleeved shirts are sold. You can also find St. Patrick’s Day themed hats, glasses, leggings, and socks. Deck yourself out from head to toe in green gear this year. A variety of St. Patrick’s Day designed flasks are featured in their stores. For those that are looking for some gear in a pinch check out their same day shipping availability.
180 Johnson St.
Middletown, CT 06457
Nice Tshirt is a local, family owned business in Middletown. They feature custom designed printing on shirts. The largest benefit of using Nice Tshirt is creating your own unique St. Patrick’s Day shirt, and getting enough to match your friends. Prices will vary per order, depending on the amount, color, and specific item, so call Nice Tshirt for a quote. Their skilled staff can assist you with creating the best shirts if you are feeling stuck on exactly what design to use.
Norwich Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
77 Main St.
Norwich, CT 06360
The Norwich Saint Patrick’s Day parade is an annual tradition in the town of Norwich, Connecticut. Their 2016 parade t-shirt design contest was open to children ages 5-17. Support the local parade by purchasing one of their parade day t-shirts. Orders can be picked up within 15 minutes at the Norwich Community Development Corporation until 5:00 p.m. Following the parade there will be a street festival.
Kimberly Ord is a freelance writer and lifetime resident of Connecticut. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.