Fun Festivals on Long Island this May
By NYMetroParents Calendar Editor

Fun Festivals on Long Island this May

May 1, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

Get ready for one of the best kinds of family fun: an outdoor festival. Enjoy them this May right on Long Island while the season is here!

Spring Sheep Shearing
WHEN: Saturday, May. 6, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Don't miss this annual farm event with sheep shearing and wool spinning demo, which also features in-depth tours with farmers, craft stations, live music, hayrides, food, and more.
WANT TO GO? $5. 718-347-3276. queensfarm.org.

Centennial Closing Celebration FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 6, 6-9pm
WHERE: St. Joseph's College - Long Island, 155 W. Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The event features live music, a BBQ, fun activities for families, and a special centennial fireworks display. Register at 631-687-2653.
WANT TO GO? 631-687-5100. sjcny.edu/long-island.

Annual Clark Garden Spring Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 6, 12-5pm
WHERE: Clark Botanic Garden, 193 I.U. Willets Road, Albertson, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Welcome the spring and warmer weather with a live animal show, arts and crafts, music, and flowers on display in the garden.
WANT TO GO? 516-484-2208. clarkbotanic.org.

Israelfest Community Celebration FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 7, 12-4pm
WHERE: North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 W. Shore Road, Port Washington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate Israel’s birthday and enjoy live music, rides, dancing, food, and everything from arts and crafts and kite making to henna tattooing and beach volleyball.
WANT TO GO? 516-484-1545. sjjcc.org.

Bethpage Street Fair FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 7, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Downtown Bethpage, 358 Broadway, Bethpage, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Stroll along historic Broadway in downtown Bethpage. Shop and browse among the featured craft and and handpicked items.
WANT TO GO? 516-442-6000. nassaucountycraftshows.com.

Long Beach Art Craft and Gift Fair FREE
WHEN: May. 13 - 14, Saturday-Sunday, 10am
WHERE: Long Beach Boardwalk, 1 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a day outdoors with great products made by skilled artisans with food, music, and fun.
WANT TO GO? 516-442-6000. nassaucountycraftshows.com.

International Museum Day FREE
WHEN: Thursday, May. 18, 4-7pm
WHERE: Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Representatives from many local museums, science, and nature centers will be on hand to share information and hands-on activities regarding their collections, programs, and exhibits.
WANT TO GO? 631-585-9393. mcplibrary.org.

Ivy League Spring Fling
WHEN: Saturday, May. 20, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Ivy League School and Day Camp, 211 Brooksite Drive, Smithtown, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Activities include face painting, go-karts, sky bounce, inflatables, live music, and more.
WANT TO GO? $10. 631-265-4177. ivyleaguekids.com.

Asian-American Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 20, 12-5pm
WHERE: North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 W. Shore Road, Port Washington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring family and friends to this beachfront gathering to celebrate ethnic diversity, which will include dance, arts and crafts, shopping, and culinary delights from China, India, Japan, Korea, and Pakistan.
WANT TO GO? northhempsteadny.gov.

East Hampton Spring Fair FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 20, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Main Street East Hampton, Main Street, East Hampton, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Local artists, shopkeepers, and live music will part of the festivities.
WANT TO GO? 631-324-0262. ymcali.org.

4th Annual Pregnant Island Health and Wellness Event
WHEN: Sunday, May. 21, 12-2pm
WHERE: Woodbury Jewish Center Vivien Grossman Early Childhood Education Program, 200 S. Woods Road, Woodbury, NY
AGES: 3-5, Adult
WHAT: Are you pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or a new parent living on Long Island? If so, here's an opportunity to meet with other Long Islanders while learning from professional who specialize in pre/postnatal care and practice in your area.
WANT TO GO? $25; $20 in advance. 516-581-2217. pregnantisland.com.

Colonial Day: Rock Hall Celebrates 250 Years of History FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 21, 12-4pm
WHERE: Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join us for a family-friendly afternoon with re-enactors who bring the 18th century to life with classical music and colonial cooking, games, and activities.
WANT TO GO? 516-239-1157. friendsofrockhall.org.

Family Fun Day
WHEN: Sunday, May. 21, 12-4pm
WHERE: Saddle Rock Ranch, 41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Project 9 Line and Great Strides to support local veterans and cystic fibrosis. There will be live music, chili making contest, horse rides, hay ride, face painting, games, food concessions, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $5. 631-786-9708. greatstridesli.org.

Great Neck Street Fair FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 21, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Great Neck Village, 607 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Visit the Great Neck Fair for family shopping fun with arts and crafts and gift vendors.
WANT TO GO? 516-442-6000. nassaucountycraftshows.com.

Mike's Hike and Fitness Festival
WHEN: Sunday, May. 21, 8:30am
WHERE: Smithtown High School West, 100 Central Road, Smithtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the 7th annual Mike’s Hike in loving memory of Mike Denaro, with proceeds to benefit the Mike’s Hike Scholarship Fund and The Smithtown Children’s Foundation. There will be a children's fun run, face painting, music, refreshments, an awards ceremony, and more.
WANT TO GO? $30; $12 children’s fun run. 516-521-7234. happilyrunning.com/mikeshike.

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