2014 0224 st patricks day parade

The East End Emerald Society’s third annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off tomorrow at 2 p.m.

The parade will take place on Main Road between Washington Avenue and Manor Lane. Former Jamesport Fire Department chief Sean McCabe will lead the parade as grand marshal.

Though rain and snow may be in the forecast for Sunday, skies will remain clear and sunny Saturday, with temperatures hovering around a crisp 42 degrees.

Wintry, snowy weather during last year’s parade didn’t stop several hundred people from turning out to cheer on local fire departments, bag pipers and parade marchers decked out in Irish green.

Here are some photos from last year’s event by RiverheadLOCAL photographer Peter Blasl:

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Katie Morosky
Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a co-publisher of RiverheadLOCAL. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University. Email Katie