Fun Festivals on Long Island this August

Fun Festivals on Long Island this August

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

Friday Night Car Show
WHEN: May. 3 - Oct. 4, Fridays, 6-10pm
WHERE: Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores, Bellmore Avenue and Bedford Avenue, Bellmore, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See all types of cars at this weekly event.
WANT TO GO? $5 admission fee for cars; free to spectators to walk through. 516-679-1875. bellmorechamber.com.

Farmers Market FREE
WHEN: Jun. 1 - Aug. 31, Saturday, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Good Shepherd Levittown Farmers Market, 3434 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Support local businesses and check out produce, breads, and handmade crafters.
WANT TO GO? 516-448-5126.

Farmingdale Weekly Farmers' Market On The Village Green FREE
WHEN: Jun. 2 - Nov. 17, Sunday, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Farmingdale Village , 361 Main St., Farmingdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Shop the fresh selection of produce and other items.
WANT TO GO? farmingdalevillage.com.

St. Rocco's Feast 2019
WHEN: Jul. 31 - Aug. 4, 6-10pm
WHERE: Church of St. Rocco, 18 3rd Street, Glen Cove, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy the Best Feast in the East with live music rides & games for the kids, food and more!
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 516-676-2482. http://stroccoglencove.com/.

Carriage House Thrift Shop Grand Opening FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 1, 4-6pm
WHERE: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the grand opening of this new thrift store. 
WANT TO GO? 631-283-2494. https://southamptonhistory.org/.

First Fridays on Love Lane FREE
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 2, 6-9pm
WHERE: The Greater Mattituck Chamber of Commerce, Love Lane, Mattituck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Family and friends enjoy artisanal food, craft beverages, live music, and unique products.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. https://facebook.com/FirstFridaysonLoveLane.

Melville's 200th Birthday Celebration
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 3, 11am-3pm
WHERE: The Whaling Museum and Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the 200th birthday of Herman Melville with family-friendly activities, live Moby Dick readings, music from Sampawam's Creek, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $12, $6 adults. 631-367-3418. cshwhalingmuseum.org.

SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL
WHEN: Aug. 3 - 18, Weekends, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Garden of Eve Farm, 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring the family for a sunflower maze, hayride, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $7.95. 631-722-8777. gardenofevefarm.com.

Family Fun Day FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 4, 1-4pm
WHERE: The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Music, artmaking stations, fitness activities with My Gym Stony Brook, gallery viewing, refreshments, and more! 
WANT TO GO? 631-751-0066. longislandmuseum.org.

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office National Night Out FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 5-9pm
WHERE: Fireman's Memorial Field, 1028 DiBella Drive, Ridge, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Try your hand at hockey, explore some unique vechiles that keep Suffolk County safe, get free Amber Alert Child ID cards, and more.
WANT TO GO? 631-852-3763. https://suffolkcountysheriffsoffice.com/.

National Night Out 2019 FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6-8pm
WHERE: Broadway Commons, 358 N. Broadway Mall, Outside of Entry 6 (located in the back of the center by ROUND1), Hicksville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join members of your community and local police for a night of education, music, food, activities, and more. 
WANT TO GO? 516-822-6336. broadwaycommons.com.

WATERMELON FESTIVAL FREE
WHEN: Aug. 10 - 11, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate all things watermelon with contests, games, and live music.
WANT TO GO? 631-298-0800. harbesfamilyfarm.com.

Long Island Retro Gaming Expo 2019
WHEN: Aug. 10 - 11, Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Play all of your retro favorites, browse vendors, bring your best cosplay, and enter tournaments!
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 child; see website for other ticket options. 516-572-4111. https://cradleofaviation.org/plan_your_visit/event_calendar.html/event/2019/08/10/long-island-retro-gaming-expo-2019/237427.

Children's Fair FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 11, 2-5:30pm
WHERE: East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy carnival rides and games, a book fair with children’s book authors, and more.
WANT TO GO? 631-324-0222. easthamptonlibrary.org.

Heritage Trust's Free Family Fun Day! FREE
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 16, 3-9pm
WHERE: Heritage Park, 633 Mt. Sinai Coram Road, Mt. Sinai, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Heritage Trust for more than 20 free family-friendly activities in the park and a concert.
WANT TO GO? 631-509-0882. https://msheritagetrust.org/.

East Hampton Summer Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 17, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Herrick Park, Herrick Park, East Hampton, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Carnival rides and kidszones for families of all ages as well as fitness classes in the park. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 631-329-6884. https://members.easthamptonchamber.com/events/details/east-hampton-summer-festival-15.

Back To School Showcase at Walt Whitman Shops FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 17, 10am-9pm
WHERE: Walt Whitman Shops, 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Check out the latest styles for school!
WANT TO GO? 631-271-1746. https://simon.com/mall/walt-whitman-shops/stream/back-to-school-showcase-6134309.

Mermaid Tea Party
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 17, 11am-2pm
WHERE: The Whaling Museum and Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet and greet the Museum Mermaid, enjoy complimentary snacks, and create a treasure trove of colorful mermaid crafts to take home. Costumes welcome!
WANT TO GO? $12. 631-367-3418. cshwhalingmuseum.org.

LIGHTHOUSE WEEKEND
WHEN: Aug. 17 - 18, 10:30am-7pm; KINGS OF THE COAST PIRATES Shows at 12pm & 3pm
WHERE: Montauk Lighthouse Museum, 2000 Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Have fun with colonial toys, leather working, a pottery exhibit, a pirate show, and more!
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 seniors; $5 children younger than 12. 631-668-2544. https://montauklighthouse.com/events/lighthouse-weekend/.

2019 Italian Festival in New Hyde Park
WHEN: Aug. 21 - 25, Wednesday-Friday 6-11pm; Saturday 3-11pm; Sunday 3-10pm
WHERE: Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Ave, New Hyde Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy rides, food, live music, crafts, games, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $1. http://cellinilodge2206.org/cellini/philanthropy/annual-feast/.

59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 24, 8am-5pm
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: With bagpipes, caber tossing, concerts, food, and kids’ games, this festival is for everyone.
WANT TO GO? $20; $18 ages 62 and older; $8 ages 7–17; $10 member; free for ages 6 and younger. 516-252-3392. http://liscots.org/.

20th Annual Riverhead Railroad Festival
WHEN: Aug. 24 - 25, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Railroad Museum of Long Island, 416 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See the locomotive run in place on its specially made tractor trailer, view blacksmithing demonstrations, hear live music, and have tons of fun with trains!
WANT TO GO? $12; $6 Children 5-12; free for children 4 years old and younger. 631-727-7920. rmli.org.

PEACH FESTIVAL FREE
WHEN: Aug. 24 - 25, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the peach with contests, live music, and the crowning of Harbes Peach King and Queen. 
WANT TO GO? 631-298-0800. harbesfamilyfarm.com.

Back To School Event FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 24, 1-3pm
WHERE: Broadway Commons, 358 N. Broadway Mall, Hicksville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy complimentary face painting, cotton candy, balloon animals, giveaways, and more!
WANT TO GO? 516-822-6336. broadwaycommons.com.

Inbeon Con
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Hofstra University Students Center, East Circle, Hempstead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate your love of anime, comics, cosplay, and gaming.
WANT TO GO? $20-$50. https://inbeoncon.com/.

Long Beach Historical Society Craft Fair FREE
WHEN: Aug. 24 - 25, 9am-6pm
WHERE: Long Beach Boardwalk, 45 Riverside Blvd, Long Beach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See original artwork and one-of-a-kind handicrafts. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 516-432-1192. http://longbeachhistoricalsociety.org/craft-fair/.

Greenport Up-cycled Arts & Crafts Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 31, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Greenport High School, 720 Front St (RTE 25), Greenport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Check out up-cycled, re-purposed, re-created, or trash to treasure art and crafts.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods.. 631-846-1459. depasmarket.com.

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