30 Things to Do on Long Island this March

A little groundhog told us there’s finally an end in sight to winter. Get out of the house and enjoy the spring weather to come with these local happenings:

  1. Learn to square dance in Long Beach at LBNY-Arts First Fridays + Square Dance Party • March 2, Long Beach
  2. Celebrate International Women’s Month at Power in Heels in Patchogue with the Patchogue Chamber of Commerce at Toro Tapas and Tequila • March 6, Patchogue
  3. View a Screening of “Miss Representation”: How Women Are Portrayed by Mainstream Media –– a women’s day event hosted by Ellevate Network • March 7, Greenvale

    Novelist André Aciman. Join him on March 10 for a screening, Q&A, book signing & reception of the Oscar-nominated film adaption of his book, Call Me by Your Name. Ticket includes a copy of the book
  4. Get an exclusive preview of the Hicks Nurseries Flower & Garden Show, “The Power of Flowers”, benefitting Smile Farms • March 8, Westbury
  5. Journey down the yellow brick road again with the Wizard of Oz on the big screen at the Patchogue Theater’s Classic Film Series • March 8, Patchogue
  6. Honor International Women’s Day with a Dinner Celebration benefiting One World Girl • March 8, North Hempstead
  7. Up to no good? You’ll fit right in at the Long Island Pulse Magazine’s Night of Mischief benefiting the PinkTie.org • March 9, Oyster Bay

  8. Start your St. Paddy’s celebrations early with Long Island Social Events’ 5th annual St Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Bar Crawl • March 10, Huntington
  9. Join novelist André Aciman for a special screening of the Oscar nominated film adaptation of his acclaimed novel, Call Me by Your Name, followed by a conversation moderated by Debra Markowitz, Director of the Nassau County Film Office • March 10, Huntington

  10. Try your hand at a chance to win bragging rights and other prizes at Long Island’s ESports 2v2 Rocket League Tournament • March 11, Garden City

    Don’t miss the chance to grow your network at our casual monthly mixer on March 14th.
  11. Expand your network and meet other young professionals at the LiiNCS Pi Day Mixer at the Carriage House of Babylon • March 14, Babylon
  12. Really love St. Pats? Make a week of it. Riverhead Ciderhouse celebrates its one-year anniversary with weeklong festivities. Adult beverages all around! (insider tip: try Summer in a Bottle) • March 14, Riverhead
  13. Explore the positive impacts of mentoring –– and how to help –– at Mentor New York’s Mentoring Matters conference • March 15, Brookville
  14. Enjoy local, Irish hospitality with a Taste of Northport’s Irish Night, hosted by the Northport Historical Society • March 15, Northport
  15. Celebrate Women’s History Month –– and your love of cheese –– with cheese! East Northport Cheesemonger Jessica Affatato will teach about the women who pioneered the American artisanal cheese movement • March 15, Northport
  16. Dust off your cowboy boots for an evening of line dancing at Stereo Garden’s country pop night. Enjoy free shots, courtesy of Old Camp Whiskey • March 15, Patchogue
  17. Take a break to meditate with classical yoga nidra led by Nancy Rich • March 16, Northport
  18. Run or support the Townwide Fund of Huntington’s St. Patricks Day Race with a LiiNCS volunteer troupe • March 17, Huntington
  19. Stay home and watch the local parade –– a tradition dating back to the 1700s • Various
  20. Revel in your love of chocolate at the ILoveChocolate Festival • March 17-18, Wading River
  21. See Marc Cohn perform at the NYCB Theater • March 18, Westbury
  22. Uncork your creative side and paint a glass (or 2, we’re not judging!) at the Greene Turtle • March 20, East Meadow
  23. Join the Farmingdale Chamber of commerce for a night of laughs at their Annual Comedy Night • March 22, Farmingdale
  24. Hear perspectives from diverse voices at the LI Women’s Diversity Summit • March 24, Old Westbury 
    Come down to Patchogue for a night of line dancing on March 15 (we promise we won’t tell if you’ve got two left feet)!


  25. Shop the Gourmet Food and Handmade Market at Old Bethpage Village Restoration • March 24, Lindenhurst
  26. Challenge yourself to the Riverhead Rocks 10 Mile Run through Riverhead and Indian Island County Park presented by the Peconic Bay Medical Center. Enjoy live music, Free Beer and A BBQ at Joe’s Garage following the run • March 24, Riverhead
  27. Staycation but getaway: stay a night or two at Sannino Vineyard Bed and Breakfast, a charming hidden gem of the north fork located on Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard. The B&B offers complimentary wine and cheese tastings with each stay and will give you the chance to explore the east during the quiet season • Cutchogue
  28. Still in the mood to celebrate St. Pats? Babylon’s got you covered. Pub crawl starts at 12:30 p.m. and benefits a good cause. Pre-registration required • March 24, Babylon
  29. Attend the Inaugural LinkedInLocal Long Island and expand your network • March 28, Huntington
  30. Welcome spring with a visit to Planting Fields Arboretum. Coe Hall reopens for the season on March 31 • Oyster Bay