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From Riverhead to Orient to Montauk

The Eastern End of Long Island, New York City’s backyard beach getaway, offers a variety of fun activities for all ages and interests. From Riverhead to Greenport to Montauk, there are the Hamptons, North Fork farms and vineyards, breweries, scenic beaches, and stunning views. From tall ship festivals to music festivals to drag racing events, to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash, and the Parrish Art Museum, there’s something for everyone.

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Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The annual Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a vibrant and joyous celebration that captivates the spirit of Irish culture and tradition. For the 62nd year, the streets of Montauk will come alive with an array of festive floats. This year’s Friends of Erin Grand Marshal is local favorite Steve ‘Puck’ Dolan. Be sure to join us for this year’s festivities, as it’s a cherished tradition that paints the hamlet green and leaves lasting memories of merriment and cultural pride!

Visit Montauk Friends of Erin for full event details!

Greenport’s Annual Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting

See wow around every corner at the Village of Greenport’s annual Parade of Lights and tree lighting. The parade will kick off at 5 p.m. from the corner of Main and Center Streets and will continue through the village to Mitchell Park where the Christmas tree will be lit for the season.

Rain Date Dec. 3.

Veterans Day in Southampton Village

The Village of Southampton Commission on Veterans Patriotic Events will be hosting a Veterans Day Service on Saturday, November 11th at 11:00 a.m. in Agawam Park.  Prior to the service there will be a short parade from the First Presbyterian Church, down Jobs Lane, to the park.  All veterans are invited to participate and asked to be at the church parking lot by 10:30.  Cars will be provided for those who cannot march.

Coffin Races @ DTR’s Halloween Fest

Coffin Races will fly down Griffing Avenue kicking off downtown Riverhead’s annual Halloween Fest, hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District.
Crowds line the street to cheer on Ghoulies (5-12 years) and Zombies (12+) as they race their custom “coffins” and compete for cash prizes!
Location: Griffing Avenue between Court Street and Second Street
Viewing Area: Supreme Court steps or sidewalk on Griffing Avenue between Court Street and Second Street
Event details and coffin entries @ downtownriverhead.org
Check out our Community Calendar for a day-by-day list of Halloween happenings across DTR

Ragamuffin Parade

Everyone is invited to join in this annual fun event—children, adults and even pets! Parade participants should line up on Nassau Street (near the laundromat), and parade down Main Street to the Custom House lawn for family fun—games, activities and dance music