Lake George's Sham "Rock" the Block. Photo from The Lake George Examiner
Sure, when we think of St. Patrick's Day in New York, we can't help but associate the holiday with that famous NYC Cathedral, and massive, sometimes rambunctious, parade down Fifth Avenue.
For those looking to celebrate with friends and family elsewhere on Saturday, March 17, here is a list curated by I LOVE NY of locations across the state, from Albany to Buffalo, hosting parades, food festivals, and an even Irish American museum exhibition.
St. Patrick's Day Parade begins 2 pm at Quail Street and Central Avenue
Photo of painting from Irish American Museum
St. Patrick's Day Family Feast, 11 am to 4 pm at Academy Park (across from City Hall)
Sham "Rock" the Block, festivities start at 12 pm, parade is March 18 at 1 pm, 20 Amherst Street
St. Patrick's Day Parade begins at 12 pm at Clinton Square
Hill Top Inn Corned Beef and Cabbage, 11 am, reservations recommended, 171 Jerusalem Hill Road
Photo from Hill Top Inn
St. Patrick's Day Parade begins 12:30 pm at East Avenue and Alexander Street
St. Patrick's Day Parade begins 2 pm at Delaware Avenue