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Rain pushes final St. Patrick's Day parade to April

The final St. Patrick's Day parade of 2014

The final St. Patrick's Day parade of 2014 in Patchogue will take place April 6, 2014. It was pushed back because of rain. Here, Amy Hewes and her daughter, Charlie, 2, wait for Riverhead Town's St. Patrick's Day parade to start in Jamesport on March 22, 2014. Credit: Erica Jackson

St. Patrick is closing in on the Easter Bunny's turf.

Citing inclement weather, the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce has pushed the community’s St. Patrick’s Day parade back to Sunday, April 6. That’s 20 days after St. Patrick's Day and 14 days before Easter.

The parade had been scheduled for Sunday, March 30.

The parade, which travels down Main Street, will start at 12:30 p.m. The chamber's May the Road Rise to Meet Ye 5k has also been moved to April 6 at 12:20 p.m.

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