Whether you have a deep Irish ancestry or you're Irish for the day, our real estate agents know that there's nothing quite like celebrating St. Patrick's Day on Long Island. The first St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the United States took place in Boston in 1737, and St. Patrick's Day has long been a national holiday in Ireland. Along with celebrating Ireland's patron saint, St. Patrick's Day in America has grown into a celebration of Irish culture. Plan for a full day of St. Patrick's Day family fun, with our guide to celebrating the luck of the Irish around Long Island.
- Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens 70th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade – Mineola, NY
It's not hard to find the luck 'o the Irish around Mineola homes for sale, thanks to long-running local traditions like the Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens 70th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. The day starts with a traditional Irish mass at the Mineola Society Center, which is followed by the parade at noon. Watch the marchers, enjoy a celebration of all things Irish during the parade, then head back to the Society Center for the St. Patrick's Day party.
- St. Patrick's Day Parade – Farmingdale Village Hall – 361 Main St., Farmingdale, NY 11735
Kick off a full day of family fun close to Farmingdale homes for sale, with music, dancing, and spectacular sights at Farmingdale's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade, which is organized each year by the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce, travels from the Northside School to Village Hall. Residents of all ages love coming out to see the sights, listen to the sounds of Irish music, and experience the local passion for Irish culture.
- Kings Park St. Patrick's Day Parade – Intersection of Lou and Pulaski, Kings Park, NY
Held every year on the first Saturday in March, the Kings Park St. Patrick's Day Parade is the perfect place for an early celebration near Kings Park homes for sale. Every year, the parade honors a different grand marshal who has made a positive impact on the Kings Park area and celebrates the long history of Irish culture in Kings Park. The parade features bagpipe bands, spectacular floats, and plenty of family fun.
- 86th Huntington St. Patrick's Day Parade – New York Ave. and Main St., Huntington, NY
If you're looking for the oldest, largest St. Patrick's Day parade on Long Island, then you won't have to travel far from Huntington homes for sale. The 86th Huntington St. Patrick's Day Parade is organized by the Huntington chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and is filled with traditional Irish fun. If you love Irish music, this is the place to be, with a parade that features dozens of the best bagpipe bands in the area.
- 22nd Annual Irish Experience Festival – Mack Physical Education Center, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
What could be better than celebrating St. Patrick's Day with an afternoon of music, dancing, and delicious food? Head to the Hofstra University Campus, located around the corner from Hempstead homes for sale, to enjoy the 22nd Annual Irish Experience Festival. Enjoy live music from the legendary Tommy Mulvihill, watch your kids enjoy special children's activities, and sample traditional Irish cuisine during the festival.
When you have the right real estate team on your side, you won't need the luck of the Irish to find the Long Island home of your dreams. Contact us to buy and sell homes throughout the Long Island, NY area.