2019 Suffolk County St. Patrick’s Day Events and Parades  373

From the first weekend of March till the last, it will seem that every one on Long Island is Irish.  Main Streets across Suffolk County will host St. Patrick’s Day events and come alive with bag pipes, parades, traditional food, music, dancing, and more.

Most of these local events are very affordable or FREE, ideal for families, and appropriate for everyone from first-generation Irish-Americans to those who just want to be Irish for a day.

Click links below for details, including parade routes, dates, times, and more.

Irish Dance for Children — Huntington Station
Sunday, March 3
Enjoy a performance by teachers and students of the Mulvihill-Lynch Studio of Irish Dance at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site.

St. Patrick’s Day East Islip Parade – East Islip​
Sunday, March 3rd
The parade starts at 2pm. FREE EVENT

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Stony Brook
Sunday, March 3rd
Enjoy live Irish music and dance from 1:30 -4:30 pm at The Ward Melville Heritage Organization Educational and Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children under 12.

Irish Heritage Cooking — Bayville
Tuesday, March 5th
Join Chef Barbara Sheridan for this Irish cooking class at Bayville Library. We suggest going hungry as there will be plenty of food to sample.  $5 entry fee, advanced purchase required.

Over the Rainbow Cupcakes – Huntington Station
Wednesday, March 6th
Kids grades K – 5 are invited to come decorate St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes at the Huntington Station Library. Advanced registration is required. FREE EVENT

Bay Shore-Brightwaters Parade — Bay Shore
Saturday, March 9th
The parade starts at 2 pm rain or shine. FREE EVENT

Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade — Cutchogue
Saturday, March 9th
Join local merchants, sports teams, and the Cutchogue Fire Department at the North Fork’s largest parade, stepping off at 2pm. FREE EVENT

52nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade — Westhampton Beach
Saturday, March 9th
The East End community recognizes Irish-American traditions and its hometown heroes. The theme for the 2019 Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be “Dawg Days of Summer. FREE EVENT

Bayport-Blue Point Parade — Bayport
Sunday, March 10th
Celebrate Irish heritage at this parade down Montauk Highway beginning at 11am. FREE EVENT

Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Huntington Village
Sunday, March 10th
The 85th edition of the parade begins near the Huntington Long Island Rail Road station. Be sure to arrive early, more than 50,000 people are expected to attend this year. FREE EVENT

St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt – Babylon
Friday, March 15th
The Babylon Library will be hosting themed crafts between 3 and 4:30 pm, including a leprechaun scavenger hunt. No Registration required. FREE EVENT

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – St. James
Saturday, March 16th
Parade Starts at 1pm. The parade goes along Lake Avenue. from Woodlawn to Railroad Avenue. FREE EVENT

Friends of St. Patrick Parade — Miller Place-Rocky Point
Sunday, March 17th
The 68th annual parade starts along Harrison Avenue in Miller Place and ends at North Country Road in Rocky Point. FREE EVENT

“May the Road Rise to Meet Ye” 5K Run, Walk and Parade – Patchogue
Sunday, March 17th
The Patchogue parade is unique in that it starts with the annual running of the May the Road Rise to Meet Ye 5k at 11:55am with the parade following immediately. The Parade runs along Main Street from Route 112 east to West Avenue  FREE EVENT

Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Montauk
Sunday, March 24th
Montauk’s parade is one of the largest St. Patrick’s parades in New York State. Be sure to arrive early for a good spot. FREE EVENT

Ronkonkoma St. Patrick’s Day Parade – ​Ronkonkoma
Sunday, March 24th
The parade starts at 2 pm on the corner of Patchogue-Holbrook Road and Portion Road. FREE EVENT

Sixth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade –  Jamesport
Saturday, March 30th
Complete your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations by watching the Mattituck Irish Step Dancers, Cathy Stringer Horse Show and more as they march down North Railroad Avenue and Washington Avenue. The parade starts at 1 pm. FREE EVENT

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Main Street Road Work to Continue Tonight (5/20/19) at 7pm 46

Now that the roadway has been milled and repaved it is time to install the finishing touches.  The area will be striped and marked this week.  All road markings, parking spaces and numbering will be added to the newly paved strip (except for the crosswalk between Patchogue-Medford Library and the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts which has not been disturbed during the work)

Beginning this evening at 7 pm, Main Street will be closed from Ocean Avenue to Rider Avenue.  Similar to last week, work will start each evening at 7 pm and continue to 6 am.  Work is currently scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights but may continue through Thursday if rain causes delays.

 

 

 

Get Tickets for The 2019 Great South Bay Music Festival 277

Long Island’s largest and longest running music festival is coming back to Shorefront Park in Patchogue Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 21st.  The Great South Bay Music Festival , which is presented by King O’rourke, is proudly Celebrating it’s 13th Anniversary.  The four day festival will feature over 75 performers on four stages, in classic and contemporary rock, folk, punk, blues, indy, jam-band, reggae, and funk genres.

The Fest will kick off on Thursday with Long Islands own, Indy Rockers – Taking Back Sunday, who are touring to celebrate their 20th Anniversary.   Popular hometown group Glassjaw,  PA rock group The Menzingers, and Frank Iero & The Future Violents will also be performing on opening night.

Here is the current daily line up:

Thursday, July 18th

On opening night, there will be 10 acts performing on two stages.  As mentioned headliner acts include Taking Back Sunday, Glassjaw, The Menzingers, and Frank Iero & the Futures.

Friday, July 19th

Friday is rock-reggae themed with over 20 performers playing on four stages. The headlines include Slightly Stoopid, Sublime with Rome, SOJA, and Common Kings.

Saturday, July 20th

As usual Saturday is “Jam Day,” which features eclectic and diverse lineups, featuring 25 bands on four stages. The headliners include Lotus, Dweezil Zappa, Spafford, Reid Genauer’s Assembly of Dust, Pink Talking Fish, and the Englishtown Project.

There will also be a “Jambalaya Stage” to celebrate the 50th anniversary to the 1969 Woodstock festival. Those acts include Kiss the Sky, Who’s Next, Joplin’s Pearl, The Band Band, and Halfstep.

Sunday, July 21st

The final day of the festival will begin with a children’s concert. the afternoon will host  “Classic Rock Day” with 25 performers on five stages. Top acts include America and WAR.

Check here to see additional artists as they are released and to find out more about the acts listed above.

 

The Great South Bay Festival will also host multiple craft beer and wine tents, an artisan and craft market, and food court which will contain a diverse selection of gourmet food.

Tickets are on sale now.  Daily tickets start at $42.50 each. Children ten and under are free, except for the Sunday children’s concert.

For each ticket purchased, $1 will be donated to the Stony Brook University Cancer Center Fund.  Click here to purchase.

 

Festival Times:

Thursday, July 18: Doors are at 3:00 pm, till 10pm.

Friday, July 19th: Doors are at 3:00PM, till 11pm,

Saturday the 20th.: Doors are at 1:00pm, till 11PM,

Sunday the 21st: 11:00am doors for Great South Bay’s annual Kids Concert

Sunday Regular Fest Ticket holders: 1:30 Doors, till 10:00pm.

 

 

 

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