Fun Festivals on Long Island this September

Fun Festivals on Long Island this September

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

Summer Family Festival & Raffle Auction FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 1, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Holy Trinity Orthodox Church of East Meadow, 369 Green Ave., East Meadow, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The festival will feature Greek, Slavic, and BBQ foods, live Slavic music by “Barynya,” raffle auction, kids’ games and prizes, flea market, vendors, and a 50/50 raffle.
WANT TO GO? 516-387-4299. htocem.org.

2018 Ronkonkoma Street Fair FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 2, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Downtown Ronkonkoma, Hawkins Avenue , between Portion Road & Wittridge Road, Ronkonkoma, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy family friendly events.
WANT TO GO? ronkonkomachamber.com.

St. Elizabeth Family Festival
WHEN: Sep. 7 - 9, Friday, 6-10:30pm; Saturday, 1-10:30pm; Sunday, 1-6pm
WHERE: St. Elizabeth Church, 175 Wolf Hill Road , Melville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: There will be rides, games, food, craft vendors, entertainment, and more.
WANT TO GO? 631-271-4455.

Harbes Orchard's Annual Apple Festival
WHEN: Sep. 8 - 9, 9am-6pm
WHERE: Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:  There will be apple picking, an interactive Robin Hood corn maze, pumpkin picking, live music, games for kids, magic shows, and much more. 
WANT TO GO? $14-$18. 631-298-0800. harbesfamilyfarm.com.

2018 Dockside Family Festival
WHEN: Sep. 8 - 9, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Captree State Park, 3500 Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Highlights include live music, seafood specialties, merchandise vendors, pony rides, crab races, and various interactive displays.
WANT TO GO? $8 parking. 631-669-0449. nysparks.com.

Greek Fest 2018 FREE
WHEN: Sep. 14 - 16, Friday, 4-11pm; Saturday, 11am-1pm; Sunday, 12-8pm
WHERE: Saint Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church, 1 Shrine Place, Greenlawn, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy Greek food, pastries, rides, games, music, dancers, and more.
WANT TO GO? 631-261-7272. stparaskevi.org.

Long Island Fair
WHEN: Sep. 15 - 23, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See culinary, craft, and horticultural exhibits, magic shows, dancing, concerts, pony and camel rides, an exotic petting zoo, as well as children's races and games.
WANT TO GO? $15; $13 seniors and children 5-12 years; free for children younger than 5. 516-572-8401. lifair.org.

Hofstra University's 26th Annual Italian Festival
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 16, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Hofstra University, 100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The festival features food, vendors, handmade crafts, exhibits by cultural organizations, music, dance, poetry, and much more for the entire family to enjoy!
WANT TO GO? $6; $5 Seniors; FREE for children younger than 12. 516-463-6582. hofstra.edu/community/fest/fest_italian.html.

38th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 16, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See a display of motorcycles that have been out of production ten years or more, and enjoy live music, hayrides, historic farmhouse tours, and food.
WANT TO GO? $7. 718-347-3276. queensfarm.org.

Kidfest
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 16, 12-4pm
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A day of fun and educational activities featuring a high-energy performance.
WANT TO GO? $12; $10 seniors; $7 children 7-17; free for children 6 and younger. 516-252-3392. oldwestburygardens.org.

Family Fun Fair FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 16, 12-4pm
WHERE: Firemans Park , 10 Dewitt Ave., Patchogue, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Parents seeking resources for pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and parenting enjoy unique shopping opportunities, educational programming, food, giveaways, and entertainment.
WANT TO GO? 224-357-7666. birthandbeyondresources.com.

World Maker Faire New York
WHEN: Sep. 22 - 23, 10am–6pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A family fun festival to make, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play, and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science, and technology.
WANT TO GO? Single Day Passes for Adult: advance $40, at door $50; youth and students: advance $25, at door $30; Weekend Passes Adult: advance $70, at door $80; Youth & Students advance $40, at door $50. 718-699-0005. nysci.org.

White Post Farm Fall Festival
WHEN: Sep. 22 - Oct. 28, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
WHERE: White Post Farms, 250 Old Country Road, Melville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Family activities include sing-along hayrides, bounce houses, entertaining shows, a  petting zoo, and pumpkin picking. 
WANT TO GO? $24; free for children younger than 16 months. 631-351-9373. whitepostfarms.com.

32nd Annual Bellmore Family Street Festival FREE
WHEN: Sep. 22 - 23, 11am-6pm
WHERE: LIRR Parking Lot & Sunrise Highway, 2100 Pettit Ave., Bellmore, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a kids expo, pony rides, and petting zoo, plus the 'Dr. Bones Show and Dragon Scales & Faerie Tales Show,' and live music all day. Ride carnival rides.
WANT TO GO? 516 809-5892. bellmorechamber.com.

Fall Into Fun Carnival!
WHEN: Sep. 27 - 30, Thursday, 6-10pm; Friday, 6-11pm; Saturday, 12-11pm; Sunday, 12-7pm
WHERE: Heritage Center, 633 Mount Sinai Coram Road , Mount Sinai, NY
AGES:
WHAT: Lots of exciting rides for kids and thrill seekers, famous international food court and hospitality, and skill games for every age group. 
WANT TO GO? $30 per person. 631-509-0882. msheritagetrust.org.

Harbes Farm's Annual Pumpkin Festival FREE
WHEN: Sep. 29 - 30, 9am-6pm
WHERE: Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: There will be doughnut eating contests for kids 12 and younger, fall themed fun, and games like scarecrow dress up, relays, and pumpkin rolling contests.
WANT TO GO? 631-298-0800. harbesfamilyfarm.com.

Levittown Fall Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 29, 10am-4pm
WHERE: St. Bernard's, 3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the arrival of autumn with vendors, gifts, fun games and activities for kids, and great food.
WANT TO GO? 866-666-3247. dreamlandamusements.com.

SeaFaire
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 29, 11am-2pm
WHERE: The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 279 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of seaworthy crafts and demonstrations. 
WANT TO GO? $6; $12 children. 631-367-3418 . cshwhalingmuseum.org.

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