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St. Patrick’s Day Parades in Suffolk County

62nd Annual Friends of St. Patrick Parade

Rocky Point, NY st pat

Sunday, March 11 at 1:00 PM.

Route 25A Rocky Point, NY
Parade starts steps off at Harrison Avenue in Miller Place travels east on Route 25A to Broadway in Rocky Point, then north to Gracie’s Restaurant (Broadway and Prince Road), viewing stand at corner of Broadway and Route 25A.   2.5-mile-long parade route includes at least five marching bagpipe bands, fire departments from six surrounding communities, Stony Brook University marching band, cheerleaders and mascot Wolfie, Peconic Warpipes Bagpipe and Drums, Longwood and Rocky Point high school bands, Irish step dancers, 25 floats and nearly 50,000 spectators.

Sunday, March 11

Long Island’s oldest and largest parade of its kind, the 77th Annual Huntington St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 2 p.m., north of the Huntington Station along New York Avenue, then turns west onto Main Street, and ends at Saint Patrick’s Church.


Annual Westhampton St Patrick’s Day Parade   

Sunday, March 11 Noon
Westhampton Beach, NY
Phone: 631-560-6392
Website: http://whbstpats.com
 Steps off at intersection of Mill Road and Oneck Lane in Westhampton Beach, travels down Mill Road to Main Street, then west on Main Street, ends at corner of Sunset Lane and Main Street

Parade includes six pipe bands, Samba de Escola Boom, Irish step dancers, Wells Fargo Stage Coach, Rough Riders Calvary of the Nassau-Suffolk  Horsemen’s Association, Civil War re-enactment groups, floats and the ever-popular Coneheads satirical float.

A few more parades:

  • Huntington- Sunday March 11, 2012 @ 2pm
  • St. James- Saturday March 17, 2012 @ 1pm
  • Montauk – Sunday March 25, 2012 @ 10am – 5oth Annual Parade!