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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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Jamesport St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The third annual Jamesport St. Patrick’s Day Parade is working to keep the Irish American tradition strong on Saturday, March 30 at 1 p.m. The grand marshals for the East End Emerald Society’s parade will be Leanne and Linda Simonsen, the wife and mother of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen, who was killed in the line of duty in February of 2019. 

Parade marches along Route 25 (Washington Avenue to Manor Lane) in Jamesport.

18th annual Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The North Fork Chamber’s 18th annual Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade showcases a strong sense of community with local fire departments, pipe bands, Irish dancers, civic and business organizations and even classic car drivers participating on Saturday, March 9 at 2 p.m.

Paul Drum, a 39-year-old Greenport resident living with Down Syndrome, will be this year’s grand marshal. Drum, who works at his family’s popular restaurant, Hendrick’s, represents his own nonprofit, and has earned honorary titles like Southold Police Chief for the Day, is a pillar in the community. 

1Parade marches along Main Road between Cox Lane and Cases Lane in Cutchogue. For more information, call 631-765-3161 or visit northforkchamber.org.