St. Patrick's Day events for kids on Long Island

You don't have to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick's Day. From festive parties to Irish food, entertainment and more, there are many things to do on Long Island with kids around St. Patrick's Day. Here's a brief guide to family-friendly events.

A young kid wearing an

A young kid wearing an "Irish baby " shirt wearing shamrock glasses on St. Patrick's Day. (Credit: Fotolia)

  • Food Decorating: Leprechaun Cupcakes Bellmore Library | Bellmore
    Thu. 3/9 7 p.m.
    For ages 5-12. Create leprechaun cupcakes. Classes may use foods containing allergens. Registration begins March ...

  • Shamrock Shindig Long Island Aquarium | Riverhead
    Thu. 3/16 6:30-10 p.m.
    Evening of family activities including hors d' oeuvres, Irish food, live music by Tommy Sullivan ...

  • Lucky O'Leprechaun Patchogue-Medford Library | Patchogue
    Mon. 3/13 4:30-5:15 p.m.
    Children in grades K - 3 learn about St. Patrick's Day and make a leprechaun ...

  • St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes Hillside Library | New Hyde Park
    Thu. 3/16 6:30 p.m.
    Chef Julie is back to make St. Patrick's Day cupcakes with you. For grades 5 ...

  • St. Patrick's Day Craft Uniondale Library | Uniondale
    Fri. 3/17 4 p.m.
    St. Patrick's Day craft for the family, register ...

  • Crafts on the Go: St. Patrick's Day Craft Hillside Library | New Hyde Park
    Wed. 3/8 5 p.m.
    Create a St. Patrick's Day craft—materials available while supplies last. For children of all ages ...

  • St. Patrick's Day Plaque Patchogue-Medford Library | Patchogue
    Tue. 3/7 4:15-5 p.m., 5:15-6 p.m.
    Children in grades K - 5 make a St. Patrick's Day plaque ...

  • Irish Dancers Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center | Huntington Station
    Sun. 3/5 1-3 p.m.
    Children of all ages will enjoy a performance of Irish dancing by the Mulvihill-Lynch Studio ...

  • Lucky Leprechauns Long Island Children's Museum | Garden City
    Sun. 3/12 2-4 p.m.
    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with leprechauns. Create adorable leprechaun finger puppets and bring the luck ...

  • A girl designs a mouse trap-style leprechaun trap

    Happy St. Patrick's Day Maritime Explorium | Port Jefferson
    Sat. 3/11 1-5 p.m.; Sun. 3/12 1-5 p.m.
    Create your own leprechaun trap using simple machines in your design and construction. ...

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