It's official. Eddie Ecker Jr has been named Grand Marshal of the 2017 Montauk Friends of Erin St Patrick's Day Parade. The Parade will kick off from the Montauk Fire House and head South on Edgemere Rd.towards town at 11:30am.
The Montauk Friends of Erin was founded in 1962 as a civic and social organization. Their main purpose to organize and raise funds for a St. Patrick's Day Parade, that would bring the dreary winter to an end and welcome spring with a Joyous and Festive Irish celebration. The original 12 members would be very happy to see how thier idea has prospered over the 50+ years.