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Take the LIRR to the station indicated (linked to train schedules and fares). For more information, check the event website link, or call the phone numbers listed.

Fun in New York City

NYC St Patrick's Day Parade
The New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the oldest and largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the world. The first parade was held on March 17, 1762 — fourteen years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
The parade is held annually on March 17th* at precisely 11:00 AM in honor of St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland and of the Archdiocese of New York. The parade route goes up Fifth Avenue beginning at East 44th Street and ending at East 79th Street. Approximately 150,000 people march in the parade which draws about 2 million spectators.

MTA LIRR advises that alcoholic beverages will be prohibited on all trains, platforms and stations.

Free in NYC
NYCgo.com offers a list of things to do for free, and other itineraries for those in need of ideas for fun trips and places to visit.

Coffee & Tea Festival NYC
Join more than 60 exhibitors from around the globe as they pour tastings of their finest coffees and teas and introduce you to new and award-winning products – the 2017 lineup will surpass all years past and include more coffee, as requested! This international extravaganza celebrating all things coffee and tea will offer two days of seminars from well-known industry pros and pioneers, pairings, tastings, and more! The 28,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods to compliment the spectacular collection of coffees and teas. Bring your family, bring your friends – make it an inexpensive and invigorating day out!

Gray Line Sightseeing
A great way to see New York City: Explore various neighborhoods in Manhattan or Brooklyn on Gray Line's hop-on, hop-off double-decker buses. Spend as much time as you like at one stop, re-board a bus and continue on to the next neighborhood.

Fun on Long Island

Long Island Fun - Coupons
Discover Long Island site has a collection of money saving coupons.

Long Island Winterfest - Live on the Vine
LI Winterfest , is a four week, mid winter music, wine and art festival, taking place throughout Long Islands scenic north & south forks. The LIWC will present “The Art of Wine at Winterfest, Live on the Vine”.  An exciting and hands-on series of wine-focused events that gives visitors exclusive access to rare wines, Long Island’s incredible winemakers and progressive winemaking techniques. 

Montauk Village
Discover the natural beauty of the tip of our island. A short taxi ride to the Village lets you experience Montauk's laid back atmosphere. Take advantage of the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Village Package.

Tanger Outlet  Shopping - Deer Park
Start your holiday shopping at Tanger Outlet-The Arches at Deer Park. They offer more than 70 stores, a movie theater, and ice skating in the winter. Set in a Tuscan Village style, The Arches is conveniently located a short distance from the Deer Park LIRR Train Station. Purchase the Tanger Deer Park package at open ticket offices and ticket machines (gray or blue). The package includes rail fare to Deer Park station, where you can board the Tanger Outlet Shuttle for a short ride to the center. Turn in the voucher stub at the Tanger Outlets Shoppers Services.

Port Jefferson
"Port Jeff" is a picturesque village of natural beauty and a worthy trip for a day of fun. Tucked away in many of the winding little streets are some fantastic restaurants and shops. Take advantage of the Long Island Rail Road"s LIRR Discount Package

Train to the Game LIRR One-Ticket Ride to the New Meadowlands Stadium for Football Games and Select Events.
Seatuck Environmental Center 
Encounter the wild world of Long Island in these unique programs designed for children ages 3-5 and at least one accompanying adult. Fun for the whole family awaits as you explore Long Island's natural world!

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