Long Island St. Patrick’s Day Events 2020

Bagpipe players march in the 2019 Bay Shore-Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Mineola St. Patrick’s Day Parade
After you enjoy the parade swing by the Irish American Society Center for good food, music, and dancing! Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk, & Queens Inc., 297 Willets Ave., Mineola irishamericansoc.com 5$ to enter after party. 12 p.m. Mar. 1.

29th Annual Bethpage St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Starting at King Kullen headquarters on Central Ave, the parade marches to Stewart Ave., down to Burkhardt Ave., and right down Broadway to the reviewing stand. 1 p.m. Mar. 1.

East Islip St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This 55th annual St. Paddy’s Day Parade will step off at the East Islip Library. Main St., East Islip 2 p.m. Mar. 1.

Luck of The Irish Casino Night
A fun-filled night with a buffet, open bar, and DJ may end with a pot of gold if you play your cards right! East Wind Inn, 720 New York 25A, East Lobby, Wading River   friendsofstpatrick.org $75 (all profits benefit the Rocky Point Parade)7 p.m. Mar. 6

Kings Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Featuring bagpipe bands, elaborate floats, and hundreds of enthusiastic marchers, come celebrate the luck of the Irish with Grand Marshal James Girvan! Corner of Lou Avenue and Pulaski Rd., Smithtown kpstpat.com 12 p.m. Mar. 7.

Huntington St. Patrick’s Parade
Come and join 50,000 others in the 86th annual Huntington Saint Patrick’s Day Parade! Famous for its elaborate floats and massive bands, this celebration is also the largest and longest running Saint Patrick’s Parade on the Island. The Ancient Order of Hibernians, North of New York Ave. 110 & Broadway, Huntington Station huntingtonhibernian.com 2 p.m. Mar. 8.

Bayville Haunted St. Patrick’s Haunted House
Stuff your pockets with four leafed clovers and see if you can survive the leprechaun’s wrath at this haunted house full of fun and spooks. Bayville Adventure Park, 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville. bayvillehauntedsaintpatricks.com $26.75-$74.75. 8-11 p.m. Mar. 13, 14, 8-10 p.m. Mar. 15. 

St. James St. Patrick’s Day Parade
For the 36th year in a row, this parade will bring joy to people of all ages with marching bands, dance groups, floats, Scout troops, fire trucks, and more. Woodlawn Avenue, St.James stjameschamber.org 1 p.m. Mar. 14.

Bay Shore Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Blend in with the sea of green at Bay Shores annual St.Patty’s celebration! Bands and baton twirlers will be abound in this community gathering sure to get you in the holiday spirit! This year’s Grand Marshal is Fire Island Ferries President Tim Mooney. Starts at Saxon Ave. in Bay Shore and marches west into the downtown. stpatricksparadebsbw.com 2 p.m. Mar. 14.

7th Annual Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Bar Crawl
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by sampling Huntington’s bar scene in this charity fundraiser that raises money for the charity MoRE. Participating bars include; Christophers, Huntington Village Tavern, Repeal XVIII, Nags Head, and McKeown’s Pub. Huntington (exact location TBD)  eventbrite.com  $25 + $2-4$ per drink, 2-8 p.m. Mar. 14.

Irish Comedy Night
Celebrate the luck of the Irish with the laugh of the Irish with this comedy show featuring comedians; Joey Callahan, Kendra Cunningham, Mike Gaffney,Tim Gage, Mike Keegan and Ed McGonigal. Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E Main St., Smithtown, smithtownpac.org $40. 8 p.m. Mar. 14.

Bayport-Blue Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Those celebrating St Patrick’s Day can also celebrate the Bayport-Blue Parade as they reach the milestone 30th year of their annual parade. The parade begins at the corner of Snedecor Avenue and Montauk Highway in Bayport and ends on Blue Point Avenue in Blue Point. 11 a.m. Mar. 15.

Rocky Point St.Patrick’s Day Parade
Founded in 1949, this historic parade brings tens of thousands together each year to celebrate the community in an elaborate show of marchers, dancers, and musicians. Friends of St.Patrick, Route 25A, Miller Place friendsofstpatrick.org 1 p.m. Mar. 15.

Farmingdale St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Following the Parade festivities explore the many downtown merchants, restaurants & spots, for great deals & specials! Main St., Farmingdale. farmingdalenychamber.org 1 p.m. Mar. 15.

Rockville Centre St. Patrick Parade March
One of the biggest parades in all of New York, the parade that “shares and cares” annually raises money for a number of charities, features over 120 different organizations, and is frequently attended by many including New York Senator Chuck Schumer. Rockville Centre St.Patrick Parade March, Rockville Centre rvcstpatrick.com 12 p.m. Mar. 21. 

Montauk St. Patrick’s Day Parade
With one of the highest attended parades in the state of New York, the St. Patrick’s Day spirit is rampant in Montauk as the township holds their parade for a jaw dropping 58th time. Montauk Friends of Erin, Edgemere Rd., Montauk montaukfriendsoferin.org 12 p.m. Mar. 22.

Patchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Parade follows the annual May The Road Rise To Meet Ye 5K that starts at 10 a.m. Main St., Patchogue, patchogue.com. 12 p.m. Mar. 22.

Glen Cove St.Patrick’s Day Parade
A day fun for the whole family, this parade features piping bands, hibernians, step dancers, and different local groups. Following the parade is an After Party at St. Pats Hall that includes lunch, a Soda Bread contest, and a bunch of prizes ($15). The parade starts on Forest Ave. and ends at St. Patrick’s Church. Glen Cove St.Patrick’s Day Parade, glencoveparade.com 1 p.m. Mar. 22.

Glen Cove St.Patrick’s Day Parade
One of the premier St.Patrick’s celebrations on Long Island, this renowned Parade boasts talented marching bands and beautiful floats! 4 School St., Glen Cove, glencoveparade.com 1 p.m. Mar. 22.

Wantagh’s 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
After a successful first year, this St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back to entertain families for a second year in a row. The parade starts at Wantagh High School and goes to Triangle Park Railroad Ave. Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, wantaghchamber.com 2 p.m. Mar. 22.

Ronkonkoma St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The 30th annual parade starts at the corner of Portion Rd & Patchogue-Holbrook Rd. 2 p.m. Mar. 22.

The Hartigan Irish Run 4 Mile
The annual race is sure to get your blood flowing green. Proceeds from the race goes to more than twenty Huntington-based charities and there are prizes for the top three finishers in every age group. The Townwide Fund of Huntington, 1 Mill Dam Road, Huntington townwidefund.org/events 9 a.m. Mar. 28.

-Compiled by Adam Brownstein