Weekend Pick: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the North Fork

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO

The Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held Saturday. (Katharine Schroeder Photo)

This weekend is all about St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Here is our list of a few places to check out for music, drinks, and Irish fare. 

Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 10th annual Cutchogue Fire Department’s St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at the firehouse at 2 p.m. and runs to 6 p.m. Get more details here.

The All Star

96 Main Rd, Riverhead (map it)

Long Ireland Beer Company is taking over The All Star. Enjoy six Long Ireland beers on tap Sunday, March 16 and Monday, March 17. Have your friends and family wear green on Monday to get $3 off your bowling game.

Martha Clara Vineyards

6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead (map it)

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day weekend at Martha Clara’s Bangers and Mash concert. Bangers and Mash is a band featuring fiddle and guitar along with vocals for a unique and far-from-traditional Celtic music. .

Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. The price includes a glass of wine. Doors open at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 14.

Laurel Lake Vineyards

3165 Main Road, Laurel (map it)

Start the holiday celebrations early with live music from George Barry and treats by Le Petit Macaroon at Laurel Lake Vineyards. The party goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 15.

The Suffolk Theater

118 East Main Street, Riverhead (map it)

The Long Ireland Beer Company presents Irish Rock Night at the Suffolk Theater for St. Patrick’s Day. The night will feature the Raging Hornpipes, accompanied by Step Dancers.

There will also be a special Irish menu featuring corned beef and other Irish fare, along with desserts. Long Ireland beer and Guinness & Jameson sidecar drink specials will be served during the 90-minute cocktail hour.

The event starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 15. Tickets are $25.

The Outerbanks

661 Riverside Drive, Riverhead (map it)

Eat, drink and be Irish for the day at The Outerbanks’ St. Patrick’s Day party on Monday, March 17. Starting at 7 p.m., enjoy a complimentary Irish buffet of corned beer and cabbage, bangers and mash and Shepard’s pie. Drink specials include $3 Murphy Stout and Coors draft beers, $4 shots of Jameson and $5 Irish coffees. Music by D.J. Phil.

Four Doors Down

9870 Main Rd, Mattituck (map it)

The Eastern Long Island Police Pipes & Drum band will be playing at Four Doors Down in Mattituck at 6:30 p.m. following the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Cutchogue.

Touch of Venice

28350 Main Rd, Cutchogue (map it)

Italian restaurant Touch of Venice is going Irish in honor of St. Patty’s Day. The eatery is serving Guinness meatballs, Irish coffee and Greenport Harbor beer all day Saturday. Its location on Main Street in Cutchogue also makes it a great spot to catch the annual parade marching down the streets that afternoon.