18th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

POSTPONED – 18th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

2020 Grand Marshals Thomas & Elsie Tebbens

Join us for this fun-filled, annual tradition on Main Street in Center Moriches. Enjoy the many pipe bands, cheer on our Irish Princess, and help us turn Main Street green! This year’s Grand Marshals will be Thomas & Elsie Tebbens.

Welcome to the Moriches

The Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches helps to support and promote local business and is proud to sponsor several community events throughout the year. Parades, Arts & Craft Fairs, the Summer Concert Series, and Holiday Lighting Main Street, just to name a few! Join us, and you are guaranteed to make new friends, and enjoy a greater sense of community!

Recent News

Important Links for Business Owners During the COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 Announcement

To assist our membership and any other small business owners and residents looking for information about assistance during the COVID-19 crisis we have compiled the following list of links. Some point to sites with other helpful links. Please note that much of this information is changing on a daily basis so links may change or disappear altogether. We will try to send updates as information changes or becomes available.

Upcoming Events

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior @ The Villa at Westhampton
Apr 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

An education program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost.

Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Light refreshments to be served.

RSVP at 800-272-3900 by April 10

Understanding and Responding to Dementia
April 2020 Chamber Meeting @ Moriches Bay Diner
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
May 2020 Chamber Meeting @ Moriches Bay Diner
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
June 2020 Chamber Meeting @ Moriches Bay Diner
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2020 Spring Fair @ Main Street
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

There will be NO rain date. Main Street will be closed for the duration of the fair. Registration will be from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Allstate office at 369 Main Street in Center Moriches. The Fair starts at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m. Vendor spots are assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Spot assignments are not guaranteed. We will try to accommodate special requests if received early. If you wish the same spot as a previous fair, apply early and specify the spot number and which fair.

Vendor spots are $85.00. Non-Profit Vendor Spots are $45.00. Chamber Member Vendor Spots are $45.00. All mailed applications and checks must be received by June 6, 2020. After this date, all applications must be accompanied with cash or money order only, may be turned in at Moriches Bay Realty, 234-2 Main St, Center Moriches. The cut off date to pre-register is June 12, 2020. To register the day of the fair the fee will be $100.00 per spot, cash only. Do not call to reserve a spot. Spots are reserved with payment only.

Download the Spring Fair Vendor Application

September 2020 Chamber Meeting @ Moriches Bay Diner
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm