Not into green-dyed beer, overcrowded bars and corned beef and cabbage? Here are some non-Irish events and concerts that you can attend this St. Patrick’s Day on Long Island.
The Spring I Love Chocolate Fest at the East Wind
Date/Time: Mar 17th and Mar 18th-10am-6pm
Location: East Wind Long Island
5720 Route 25A
Wading River, NY 11792
Cost: Adults $20/Kids and Seniors $15/Kids 3 and under are free
Chocolate lovers, indulge your sweet tooth at New York’s biggest chocolate event with over 50 chocolate exhibits including everything from decadent truffles, handcrafted chocolates and chocolate covered bacon and jerky. For the non-chocolate lovers, there will be 50 exhibits with delicious food, crafts, wine, beer and spirits. Enjoy live music and entertainment and a special visit from The Easter Bunny.
Date/Time: Saturday, March 17th-7pm
Location: Nassau Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, NY 11553
Tickets: $65 nycblive.com
The English heavy metal band, Judas Priest will be rocking the stage at Nassau Coliseum for St. Patrick’s Day. Judas Priest just released their 18th studio album Firepower, the first studio album since Ram it Down in 1988.
Date/Time: Saturday, March 17th-8pm
Location: The Paramount
370 New York Ave
Huntington, NY 11743
“Weird Al” Yankovic will be taking the stage for The Paramount Comedy Series, as part of his “The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour.” Enjoy his humorous songs and parodies as he pokes fun at pop-culture.