March means St Patrick’s Day celebrations and parades- here is a list of parades in our area!
Saturday March 14th: Bayshore Parade
Bay Shore’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of Long Island’s largest, and this year the festivities will kick off the weekend before the actual holiday. The family-friendly parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 14th from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.
The parade route starts at South Saxon Avenue and Main Street, where it travels westward, ending in front of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church at 9 Clinton Avenue. This year’s grand marshal is Timothy E. Mooney, President of Fire Island Ferries.
Sunday March 15th: Bayport-Blue Point Parade
The biggest and greenest St. Patrick’s Day Parade on all of Long Island is celebrating 30 years of marching happiness!
Bayport-Blue Point Chamber of Commerce’s parade steps off at 11 am on corner Snedecor Avenue and Montauk Highway in Bayport and ending at Blue Point Avenue in Blue Point. Pipe bands to community groups to leprechauns and everything green in between will be marching.
Leading the parade will be Grand Marshal Matthew “Matty” McGuire! He has been president of Bayport Blue Point Little League for a number of years working tirelessly in growing the league and making constant improvements to the fields for all the children in our community to enjoy.
Sunday March 22nd: Ronkonkoma Parade
The Parade starts at 2pm at the corner of Patchogue-Holbrook Road and Portion Road. Check in for Marchers and Floats starting 11:30am is at Hiawatha Elementary School running up to 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.
Sunday March 22nd: Patchogue Parade
Join us for the annual St. Patrick’s Parade along Main Street in Patchogue starting at 12:30! Prior to the parade will be the annual “May the Road Rise to Meet Ye” 5K. For info, click here: https://patchogue.com/event/may-the-rd-rise-to-meet-ye-5k/
For more information, or if your business/organization would like to participate in the parade, call 631-207-1000.