The 52nd annual Montauk Friends of Erin Parade, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, steps off at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 23. But how to get there, and where to eat and where to stay when in Montauk? You’ve come to the right place.
Here is what you need to know about the parade:
• The man leading the parade is Paul Monte of Montauk’s landmark Gurney’s Inn. The Montauk Friends of Erin chose Monte as the grand marshal. Read Dan’s Paper’ interview with Monte here.
• The Long Island Rail Road has added trains to the schedule to help people get to and from Montauk for the parade. Take note that the LIRR has prohibited all beverages on this train—and not just alcoholic beverages. Get the train times and details here.
• Hoping to grab a pint or a pint to eat in Montauk, or on the way back? Find out which restaurants and bars will be open, here.
• After a long day in Montauk, are you looking to spend the night. Check out our round up of hotels and motels that will be open on parade day.