NOTE: This page is updated annually. Here are the events for 2014.
Put on your finest green clothing, a pair of emerald-colored shoes, and maybe a “Kiss Me – I’m Irish” pin to top off your outfit. Then head out to one of the many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Long Island. Here’s a sampling of some of the events.
If you know of any other events that you think should be included, please email me.
To find out where to take the kids on this holiday, please read St. Patrick's Day Events for Children on Long Island, NY.
Please also see my March Calendar of Events for more things to do on Long Island this month.
Sunday, March 2, 2014The Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk,Queens - 64th Annual Saint Patrick's Parade. Mass at 10 a.m., lineup at 12 noon at Court House Drive and County Seat Drive in Garden City. All are welcome to the Irish Center following the parade at 2 p.m. for a post-parade part with food, fun, music and dancing. $10 per person. More info: http://irishamericansoc.com.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
The Annual Bay Shore/Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade mass begins at noon at St. Patrick's Church, 9 North Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore. At 2 p.m. sharp, the St. Patrick's Day Parade starts at Saxon Avenue and travels west onto Main Street (Montauk Highway) 1.6 miles to St. Patrick's Church and the reviewing stand. More info: Bay Shore/Brightwaters Parade.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Long Island’s oldest and largest parade of its kind, the 80th Annual Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts north of the Huntington Station along New York Avenue, then turns west onto Main Street, and ends at Saint Patrick’s Church. Starting time: 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
The Annual Bayport-Blue Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade,, starting at Snedecor Avenue to Blue Point Avenue along Montauk Highway, usually entertains 25,000 onlookers. Starting time: 11 a.m.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
The Annual Miller Place-Rocky Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade, starting at Route 25A and Harrison Avenue, Miller Place. Roads close at noon. Parade starts at 1 p.m. (Route 25A will close at 12 noon. Get to your viewing spot early.)
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Rockville Centre presents its Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, starting at 12 noon. More info: Rockville Centre St. Patrick's Day Parade.