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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the New York Area

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the New York Area

Everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day!


Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in New York City and the surrounding areas at one of these great events below. You can learn more about Irish culture, create a green craft, take part in a traditional parade, or even create a Leprechaun trap. Don't forget to wear green! 

St. Patrick's Day Events in Manhattan
 

*In the wake of coronavirus concerns, we recommend calling these venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening.*

FREE Annual St. Patrick’s Open Day
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2pm
WHERE: Irish Arts Center, 553 W. 51st St., Midtown
AGES: All
WHAT: Each St. Patrick’s season, IAC opens its doors for this celebratory sampler of Irish Arts Center educational programming. Join on March 14 for a variety of professional and student performances, workshops, céilís, films, demos, crafts, and exhibitions in an environment of warm Irish hospitality.
WANT TO GO? 212-757-3318. irishartscenter.org.

FREE New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Fifth Avenue between W. 44th and E. 79th streets
AGES: All
WHAT: The annual parade turns 5th Avenue into a sea of green! The day begins with High Holy Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral starts at 8:30am. This is a ticketed event.
WANT TO GO? 718-231-4400. https://www.nycstpatricksparade.org/parade/.

St. Patrick's Day Events in Brooklyn 

FREE Forest Avenue St. Patrick's Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 1, 12:30pm
WHERE: Hart Boulevard, Staten Island
AGES: All
WHAT: The Forest Avenue St. Patrick’s Parade steps off at 12:30pm at Hart Boulevard and runs down Forest Avenue to Jewett Avenue.
WANT TO GO? http://www.statenirelandirish.com/.

St. Patrick’s Day Steps
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 2-3pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children’s Museum, 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate Irish heritage and a local Irish step dance troupe led by Staten Islander Dawn Daniels.
WANT TO GO? $8; free for members. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.

FREE Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 9am-6pm
WHERE: Prospect Park W. between 15th and 9th streets, Park Slope
AGES: All
WHAT: A full day of Irish pride awaits, starting with Parade Day Mass at Holy Name of Jesus Church (245 Prospect Park W.) at 9am. Rededication ceremony to the heroes and victims of 9/11-WTC at 12:30pm. The parade stepping off at 1pm with a reviewing stand assembled at Bartell Pritchard Square at Prospect Park W and 14th Street. There will be an after-parade party from 3-6pm!
WANT TO GO? 347-461-6380. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Brooklyn-St-Patricks-Parade-4668.

FREE Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 1pm
WHERE: Marine and 3rd avenues, Bay Ridge
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the The Bay Ridge St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade steps off at Marine Ave. and 3rd Ave. and ends at 67th St. and 3rd Ave.
WANT TO GO? https://www.brparade.com/.

St. Patrick's Day Events in Queens

*In the wake of coronavirus concerns, we recommend calling these venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening.*

FREE Forest Avenue St. Patrick's Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 1, 12:30pm
WHERE: Hart Boulevard, Staten Island
AGES: All
WHAT: The Forest Avenue St. Patrick’s Parade steps off at 12:30pm at Hart Boulevard and runs down Forest Avenue to Jewett Avenue.
WANT TO GO? http://www.statenirelandirish.com/.

St. Patrick’s Day Steps
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 2-3pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children’s Museum, 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate Irish heritage and a local Irish step dance troupe led by Staten Islander Dawn Daniels.
WANT TO GO? $8; free for members. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.

FREE Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 9am-6pm
WHERE: Prospect Park W. between 15th and 9th streets, Park Slope
AGES: All
WHAT: A full day of Irish pride awaits, starting with Parade Day Mass at Holy Name of Jesus Church (245 Prospect Park W.) at 9am. Rededication ceremony to the heroes and victims of 9/11-WTC at 12:30pm. The parade stepping off at 1pm with a reviewing stand assembled at Bartell Pritchard Square at Prospect Park W and 14th Street. There will be an after-parade party from 3-6pm!
WANT TO GO? 347-461-6380. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Brooklyn-St-Patricks-Parade-4668.

FREE Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 1pm
WHERE: Marine and 3rd avenues, Bay Ridge
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the The Bay Ridge St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade steps off at Marine Ave. and 3rd Ave. and ends at 67th St. and 3rd Ave.
WANT TO GO? https://www.brparade.com/.

St. Patrick's Day Events in Westchester County

*In the wake of coronavirus concerns, we recommend calling these venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening.*

FREE Northern Westchester-Putnam Saint Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2pm
WHERE: Mt. Hope Road, Route 6, Mahopac
AGES: All
WHAT: The parade will feature numerous organizations, bands, clubs, patriotic groups, Irish dancers, and people showing their support of the Irish community.
WANT TO GO? saintpatricksdayparade.net.

FREE The Buchanan St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2pm
WHERE: Tate Avenue to Westchester Avenue, Buchanan
AGES: All
WHAT: After the parade enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, music, and performances by local groups.
WANT TO GO? facebook.com/buchananstpatricksparade.

FREE 23rd Annual City of White Plains St. Patrick's Day
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 12pm
WHERE: Old Mamaroneck Road and Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the contributions of the Irish people at the 23rd annual City of White Plains St. Patrick’s Day, then stick around for a cultural tour, music, dancing, and more.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's a fun way to recognize the contributions of the Irish people through their rich culture and music, their indomitable courage and spirit, and their legendary warmth and humor.
WANT TO GO? whiteplainssaintpatricksday.com.

FREE Mount Kisco St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2pm
WHERE: Main Street and Moore Avenue, Mount Kisco
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Mount Kisco St. Patrick's Day Parade.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-7555.

FREE 31st Annual Peekskill St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 3pm
WHERE: Church Of The Assumption, 131 Union Ave., Peekskill
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate at the 31st Annual Peekskill St. Patrick's Day Parade. Parade steps off in front of the Church Of The Assumption.
WANT TO GO? facebook.com/peekskillstpatrickscommittee.

FREE Eastchester's 16th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 3pm
WHERE: Immaculate Conception School, 53 Winter Hill Road, Tuckahoe
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate with Eastchester's 16th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
WANT TO GO? eastchesterirish.org.

FREE Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day
WHEN: Monday, March 16, 4-4:45pm
WHERE: Yonkers Public Library, Grinton I. Will Branch, 1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers
AGES: 4-8
WHAT: Wear green for a special Irish story and craft. Call to register.
WANT TO GO? 914-337-1500 x306. ypl.org.

FREE DIY Beaded Shamrocks
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
AGES: All
WHAT: Get into the spirit of St. Patrick's Day with a festive shamrock made from beads and pipe cleaners.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

FREE Yonkers St. Patrick's Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 1pm
WHERE: Mclean Avenue, Yonkers
AGES: All
WHAT: There will be a mass at St. Barnabas at 11:15am before the afternoon parade.
WANT TO GO? yonkersstpatricksparade.org.

FREE 9th Annual Sound Shore St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 1:30pm
WHERE: Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the great contributions of the Irish and Irish-Americans in the Sound Shore area.
WANT TO GO? soundshoreparade.com.

St. Patrick's Day Events in Rockland and Bergen Counties

*In the wake of coronavirus concerns, we recommend calling these venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening.*

FREE St. Patrick's Day Rock Painting
WHEN: Thursday, March 5, 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Emerson Public Library, 20 Palisade Ave., Emerson, NJ
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Kids and their families are invited to paint Kindness Rocks with a St. Patrick's Day theme to take home and place throughout the community.
WANT TO GO? 201-261-5604. emersonlibrary.org.

FREE St. Patrick's Day Craft & Storytime
WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 10:30-11am
WHERE: Emerson Public Library, 20 Palisade Ave., Emerson, NJ
AGES: 2-5
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a themed craft and storytime with your little ones. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? 201-261-5604. emersonlibrary.org.

FREE 39th Bergen County St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 2pm
WHERE: West Englewood Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: The parade steps off on West Englewood Avenue, marching north on Washington Avenue, and ends at St. John's Church.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Prior to the parade, at 1pm, meet at Rory Brown Middle School on Washington Avenue for the annual flag raising ceremony and grand marshal speech.
WANT TO GO? bergencountyirish.org.

FREE Celtic Henna
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 5:45-6:45pm
WHERE: Pearl River Library, 80 Franklin Ave., Pearl River
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Get Celtic-style Henna in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Registration and permission form required.
WANT TO GO? 845-735-4084. pearlriverlibrary.org.

FREE St. Patrick's Day Face Painting
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Pearl River Library, 80 Franklin Ave., Pearl River
AGES: 5-9
WHAT: Get your face painted for St. Patrick’s Day!
WANT TO GO? 845-735-4084. pearlriverlibrary.org.

FREE 58th Annual Rockland County St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 1:30pm
WHERE: Pfizer Parking Lot, 401 N. Middletown Road, Pearl River
AGES: All
WHAT: The Rockland County Ancient Order of Hibernians St. Patrick’s Parade brings families and friends together in a day of wholesome recognition and celebration of the contributions of Irish Americans to the community and country.
WANT TO GO? 845-300-2930. rocklandcountyaoh.com.



St. Patrick's Day Events in Nassau County

*In the wake of coronavirus concerns, we recommend calling these venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening.*

FREE Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk, & Queens 70th Annual St. Patrick's Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 1, 12pm
WHERE: Courthouse Drive, Garden City
AGES: All
WHAT: An Irish celebration will be held at the center, which is open to the public, right after the parade.
WANT TO GO? 516-742-8080. www.irishamericansoc.com.

St. Patrick’s Day Open Play
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Wood Kingdom West, 120 Milbar Blvd., Farmingdale
AGES: 4 and younger
WHAT: Find the pot of gold at Wood Kingdom West and enjoy coloring the lucky rainbow! Pizza/juice for kids.
WANT TO GO? $20. 631-845-3805. https://www.swingsetnow.com/products/st-patricks-day-open-pl.

FREE Farmingdale St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 1-2pm
WHERE: Northside Elementary School, 55 Powell Place, Famingdale
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the community for the 8th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade downtown & celebrate.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/events/985425315161161/.

FREE Irish Soda Bread
WHEN: Monday, March 16, 7-8pm
WHERE: Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside
AGES: 12-17
WHAT: Celebrate the Irish in all of us by making a delicious traditional Irish soda bread just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Register online.
WANT TO GO? 516-766-2360. oceansidelibrary.com.

FREE St. Patrick's Day Craft: Blarney Stone and Washi Tape Shamrocks
WHEN: Monday, March 16, 4:30-5:15pm
WHERE: Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a craft! Registration required.
WANT TO GO? 516-766-2360. oceansidelibrary.com.

FREE The 2020 Glen Cove St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 1pm
WHERE: Forest Avenue, Glen Cove
AGES: All
WHAT: The heart of the Glen Cove St. Patrick's Day Parade, as always, will be its exciting mix of marching groups, including many bands of Irish pipers and other bands, along with vintage cars, costumed performers, fire and police units and much more.
WANT TO GO? https://www.glencoveparade.com/.

FREE Walk In St. Patrick’s Day Craft
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 5-7pm
WHERE: Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
AGES: 8 and younger
WHAT: The only thing better than a pot of gold is a house full of rainbows, leprechauns and shamrocks. Drop in and create a variety of fun St. Patrick's Day themed crafts.
WANT TO GO? 516-676-2130. glencovelibrary.org.

FREE VR Trip to Ireland for Teens
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Virtual Reality trip to Ireland! With these new VR headset, you can experience the beauty of Ireland right from the library.
WANT TO GO? 516-766-2360. oceansidelibrary.com.

FREE Wantagh Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN:
Sunday, March 22, 2-4pm
WHERE: Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh
AGES: All
WHAT: The Wantagh Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will step off from Wantagh Avenue at the High School and march to Railroad Ave. The Grand Marshal is Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder.
WANT TO GO? 516-679-0100. www.wantaghchamber.com.

St. Patrick's Day Events in Suffolk County

*In the wake of coronavirus concerns, we recommend calling these venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening.*

FREE Kings Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 12pm
WHERE: Intersection of Lou and Pulaski, Kings Park
AGES: All
WHAT: The Kings Park St. Patrick's Day Parade celebrates the Irish cultural roots of Kings Parkers. The parade features numerous bagpipe bands, floats, hundreds of marching community organizations, and a tribute to a Grand Marshal who has made great contributions to the Kings Park Community.
WANT TO GO? http://kpstpat.com/.

FREE The 86th Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2pm
WHERE: Huntington Train Station, Route 110 and Broadway,
AGES: All
WHAT: The Huntington St. Patrick’s Parade is Long Island’s oldest and largest, and features dozens of pipe bands, including some of the metro area’s finest.
WANT TO GO? http://www.huntingtonhibernian.com/.

Shamrock Cards
WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 4pm
WHERE: Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by creating a Shamrock card (Registration required).
WANT TO GO? Free with Westhampton Free Library card. 631-288-3335. www.westhamptonlibrary.net.

FREE 53rd Annual Westhampton Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 12-2pm
WHERE: Oneck Lane and Mill Road, Westhampton
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the St. Patrick's Day at the 53rd Annual Westhampton Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade. This years theme is "Love Local."
WANT TO GO? 631-560-6392. https://whbstpats.com/.

FREE St. James 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 1pm
WHERE: Lake Avenue, St. James
AGES: All
WHAT: The St. James 36th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will march along Lake Avenue from Woodlawn to Railroad Avenues. Piper bands, marching bands, Scout troops, dance groups, floats, fire trucks, antique cars and more.
WANT TO GO? 631-584-8510. http://www.stjameschamber.org/.

FREE 2020 Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2-6pm
WHERE: Route 25, Cutchogue
AGES: All
WHAT: The 16th Annual Cutchogue St. Patrick's Day Parade will march from the Traffic light at Cox Lane, down Route 25, ending in Cutchogue Village. Join the community to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
WANT TO GO? www.northforkchamberofcommerce.org.

FREE Bay Shore Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2-6pm
WHERE: Main Street, Bay Shore
AGES: All
WHAT: The parade steps off at 2 p.m. sharp from South Saxon Ave and travels west along Main Street, finishing in front of St. Patrick's Church.
WANT TO GO? 631-665-6668. https://stpatricksparadebsbw.com/.

FREE 70th Annual Miller Place-Rocky Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 1pm
WHERE: Corner of 25A and Harrison Avenue, Miller Place
AGES: All
WHAT: The Miller Place-Rocky Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade, one of the largest of its kind in Suffolk County, commemorates its 70th year by celebrating all of their Past Grand Marshals. The festivities begin in Miller Place on the corner of 25A and Harrison Avenue.
WANT TO GO? http://www.friendsofsaintpatrick.com/.

FREE 30th Annual Bayport-Blue Point St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 11am
WHERE: S. Snedecor Avenue, Bayport
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate with these two towns at their annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
WANT TO GO? https://www.bayportbluepoint.com/.

FREE 52nd Brentwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 1pm
WHERE: Clark Street and Washington Avenue, Brentwood
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the 52nd Brentwood St. Patrick's Day Parade.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/brentwoodnystpatricksdayparade/.

FREE The 58th Annual Montauk St. Patrick's Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 1pm
WHERE: Edgemere Road, Montauk
AGES: All
WHAT: Arrive early to get a good vantage point to see New York's second largest St. Patrick's Day Parade!
WANT TO GO? 631-668-1578. http://www.montaukfriendsoferin.org/.

FREE 30th Ronkonkoma St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 2pm
WHERE: Patchogue-Holbrook Road and Portion Road, Ronkonkoma
AGES: All
WHAT: The Parade starts at the corner of Patchogue-Holbrook Road and Portion Road. Parade Route continues from Portion Road to Ronkonkoma Avenue, South on Hawkins Avenue to Church Street, and ending at St. Joseph’s Church.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/brentwoodnystpatricksdayparade/.

Shamrock Button Art
WHEN: Wednesday, March 25, 4pm
WHERE: Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton
AGES: 11-12
WHAT: Make a beautiful St. Patrick's Day work of art with canvas, buttons and glitter (Registration required).
WANT TO GO? Free with Westhampton Free Library Card. 631-288-3335. www.westhamptonlibrary.net.

 

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