St. Patrick’s Day is a great day to celebrate your Irish heritage or act like you’re a little Irish for a day. Although there isn’t a whole lot going on this Thursday, you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day throughout the upcoming weekend on the North Fork or travel to find the party.
Where/When: , 58775 Route 48, Greenport, NY 11944; Thursday, March 17, 2011, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Why Go: You can’t get more Irish than corned beef and cabbage, plus this dinner benefits the East End Lions Club, so you know it’s for a good cause.
Pricing: Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 at the door. For advanced tickets call 631-734-7136 or 631-734-6742.
Where/When: , 10560 Main Rd, Mattituck, NY 11952; Thursday, March 17, 2011
Why Go: Beer! Seriously though, Four Doors Down is offering a mean prix fixe corned beef and cabbage dinner in addition to its yummy regular menu.
Pricing: The cost is $23.95 per person for the corned beef and cabbage prix fixe. For more information, visit http://www.4doorsdown.com/ or call 631-298-8311.
Where/When: 44th Street to 86th Street, along 5th Avenue, New York, NY Thursday, March 17, 2011, 11:00 a.m.
Why Go: It’s super easy to hop on the Jitney, get off at any stop, and head over to 5th Avenue to catch a glimpse and get lost in the excitement of the oldest and largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world.
Pricing: Free, although a round trip ticked on the Jitney will set you back about $40.
Where/When: Starting at Edgemere Road, Montauk, Sunday, March 20, 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: If you can’t make it to New York City, the Montauk St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the next best thing. Get there early (around 11 a.m.), and sample chowder made and donated by local restaurants on the Montauk Green, in your very own St. Patrick's Day souvenir mug.
Where/When: 30 Front St, Greenport, Thursday, March 17, 2011.
Why Go: The Whiskey Wind is the best watering-hole Greenport Village has to offer. Best of all, the drinks are cheap and the jukebox is loaded with Irish tunes.
Pricing: $3 - $8 for a beer