Who doesn't love a parade? It may not be Magic Kingdom or Macy's, but several Westchester towns pull out all the stops for Saint Patrick's Day. Read on to who's marching and where to line up.
But first, have you been to LEGOLAND recently? LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Ridge Hill, Yonkers just opened LEGO City Builder. This free play build area includes skyscrapers, police and fire stations, cafes, suburban streets, beaches, a LEGO® Friends section and more. Want to win a family four pack of tickets to LEGOLAND? Follow us on Instagram and Facebook, then fill out this form by March 18th. Good luck!
And join us for a BabyGotChat drinks night Tuesday, March 20 at City Perch in Dobbs Ferry! We're taking it to the river towns and taking advantage of ladies night drink specials. We'll be there between 8pm and 10pm, and we'd love to see you!
WESTCHESTER SAINT PATRICK'S DAY PARADES
White Plains Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 10 at 12pm
Starting at Mamaroneck Avenue and Livingston Avenue with over 26 musical performances, 5 floats and 90 participating groups. This parade can have many a little too into the 'spirit' of drinking so advice has been to stand further down away from the bars. Click here for more info.
Mount Kisco Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 10 at 2pm
The march begins at Main Street. Click here for more info.
Peekskill Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 10 at 3pm
The parade is held rain or shine. The parade steps off near Assumption Church, makes its way down Union Avenue, then right on South Street, left on Division Street, right on Main Street and right on James Street. The reviewing stand is on the corner of James and Park Streets. Click here for more info.
Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 11 at 1:30pm
The parade kicks off on Main Street in Tarrytown, heads north on Broadway, and concludes around 3:00pm on Beekman Ave. in Sleepy Hollow. Click here for more info.
Buchanan Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 11 at 2pm
The march begins at Burke Court, down Tate Avenue, around to Westchester and ending at the Pavilion. A great time to be had by all! Click here for more info.
Eastchester Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 11 at 3pm
The parade starts at the Immaculate Conception School and proceeds north on Main Street, Eastchester. At the White Plains Road intersection, it continues north on White Plains Road to Lake Isle Country Club. Click here for more info.
Mamaroneck's Sound Shore St. Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 18 at 1:30pm
The march begins at Mamaroneck Avenue.
Yonkers Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 24 at 1pm
The march begins at Hyatt and McLean Avenue. Click here for more info.
If a parade seems like too much excitement, there are also some great Saint Patrick's themed events happening at a library near you. Here's a small sample:
Bronxville Public Library
Thursday, March 15, 4-4:45pm
Saint Patrick's Day craft. Click here for more info.
Crestwood Library, Will & Riverfront Library, Yonkers
Friday, March 16, 3:30-4:45pm
Saint Patrick's Day Story & Craft. Click here for more info.
That's it for this week! For our (almost always free) Event of the Day, follow us on Facebook or Instagram. And as always, check our website for events and our easy-to-navigate chart of every weekly kids library program in Westchester.
See you next time!