The best St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Westchester include a special teatime at Olivia’s Café in Yonkers.
The best St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Westchester are for everyone. As they say, you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Get ready for the wearing of the green at these St. Patrick’s Day parades and events in Westchester.
Psst … Cook up your own fun at home with this Irish Soda Bread recipe!
St. Patrick’s Day Parades
Eastchester’s 16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The best of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Westchester must include a parade, or two. Look for leprechauns on the parade route in Eastchester this year. The parade kicks off from the Immaculate Conception School (55 Winter Hill Road, Tuckahoe) and proceeds north on White Plains Road to Lake Isle Country Club (660 White Plains Road, Eastchester). The parade kicks off at 3 pm on March 15. This is a free event. Reservations are not required.
Northern Westchester Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Watch the 44th annual Northern Westchester Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Mahopac. The parade begins with the Pledge of Allegiance at 1:30 pm. Grand Marshal is Elizabeth “Liz” Flannery. The parade happens rain or shine. The marching begins at 2 pm on March 8. This is a free event. Reservations are not required. The parade takes place in Mahopac, on the corner of Rte. 6 and Croton Falls Road at the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department 741 US Rte. 6, Mahopac.
Saint Patrick’s Day White Plains UPDATE: This event has been postponed
Listen to bagpipes, live music, and entertainment. Watch the local community march at the 23rd annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade starts at noon on March 14. This is a free event. Reservations not required. The White Plains parade starts on Mamaroneck Avenue at the Old Mamaroneck Road intersection and ends at City Hall, White Plains.
Yonkers St. Patrick’s Parade UPDATE: This event has been postponed
Enjoy a sea of green and a ton of marching bands at the Yonkers St. Patrick’s Parade. The festivities are held on March 21. Mass is held at 11:15 am at St. Barnabas. The parade kicks off at 1 pm. These events are free. Reservations are not required. The parade will take place on McClean Ave. in Yonkers.
Other Fun Events
Looking for other ways to celebrate? Consider these events.
Mommy/Daddy & Me Leprechaun Tea
This year the best St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Westchester could include a special teatime in Yonkers. Partake in afternoon tea for one adult plus one kid’s meal. Each kid’s meal comes with a St. Patrick’s Day craft to take home. You can enjoy this offer from Feb. 25 through March 17. Teatime is from noon until closing. The fee is $20 per each adult plus one child, additional adult $15 and additional child $7.95. Reservations are required.
643 McLean Avenue
St. Patrick’s Day Storytime and Craft
Stop by the library and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a holiday story and craft. Wear your green to get into the mood! Ideal for children ages 4 to 8. The event takes place at 4 pm on March 16. Registration is required. There’s limited space so call now.
Grinton Willis Library
1500 Central Park Avenue
St. Patrick’s Day Discount
It’s St. Patrick’s Day and time to promote your green at the Zoo. Anyone in the Irish spirit wearing green receives 15% off the price of admission. 9 am–4 pm. March 17 For all ages. $12.75 adults, $10.20 children ages 3-11, under 3 free. Reservations not required.
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue