Fun Festivals on Long Island this June

Fun Festivals on Long Island this June

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

Nassau County Strawberry Festival FREE
WHEN: May. 31 - Jun. 3, Thursday, 6-10pm; Friday, 6-11pm; Saturday, 6-12pm; Sunday, 12-6pm
WHERE: Nassau BOCES, Jerusalem Avenue and Newbridge Road, Bellmore, NY
WHAT: Enjoy live bands, contests, carnival rides and games, and live acts, as well as tons of strawberry products on sale, such as strawberry shortcake, strawberry cheesecake, chocolate-covered strawberries, and strawberry daiquiris.
WANT TO GO? Prices vary for rides and food. 516-608-6300.

Strawberry Festival Weekends
WHEN: Jun. 2 - 24, Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm
WHERE: Garden of Eve Farm, 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY
WHAT: Enjoy the only organic u-pick strawberry patch on Long Island, hayrides, a Fun Fields Play Area, and a visit to see friendly farm animals.
WANT TO GO? $5. 631-722-8777.

HarborFest Dock Day and Craft Festival FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 3, 10am - 5pm
WHERE: Town Dock, 347 Main St., Port Washington, NY
WHAT: A celebration of nautical heritage with more than 90 vendors, sails aboard the schooner SoundWaters, cruises on Manhasset Bay, fire boat demonstrations, tours of Manhasset Bay Yacht Club by launch, nautical singers and entertainment, and a children's Fun Park with games, crafts, sports, science fun, and more.
WANT TO GO? 516-883-6566.

Jr. Angler Freshwater Fishing Tournament/Catch and Release
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 9, Ages 5-8: 8:30-11am; Ages 9-12: 12:30-3pm
WHERE: Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Multiple prizes will be awarded for each age group courtesy of The Friends of Caleb Smith Preserve group. The first session is for children ages 5-8 and the second is for ages 9-12.
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 vehicle use fee. 631-265-1054.

Vintage Antique Fun Car Show
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 10, 9am
WHERE: Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence, NY
WHAT: This car show is open to any make vehicle 25 years or older, including classics, antiques, customs, hot rods, and trucks.
WANT TO GO? $10. 516-239-1157.

Family Fun Day
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 10, 12-4pm
WHERE: Great Strides Long Island at Saddle Rock Ranch, 41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Enjoy a relaxed day at Saddle Rock Ranch and support the Great Strides and Project9Line veterans' programs. The day features horse rides, hay rides, old fashioned games and a chili contest.
WANT TO GO? $5; free for veterans. 631-786-9708.

Long Island Fun Fest
WHEN: Jun. 14 - 24, Monday-Friday, 4-11pm; Saturday-Sunday 1-11pm
WHERE: Suffolk County Community College, 1001 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY
WHAT: Enjoy performances, rides, shows, and live music at the largest fair on the island.
WANT TO GO? $5; free for children shorter than 36 inches. 1-866-666-3247.

Children's Nature Film Festival
WHEN: Jun. 19 - 23, Tuesday-Saturday, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
WHERE: Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: In celebration of National Pollinator Week, enjoy an engaging and educational film each day geared towards children, including Animal Adventures: Puffin Adventures, All About AmphibiansEyewitness: MammalCity of Bees: A Children’s Guide to Bees, and All About Plant Pollination.
WANT TO GO? $4; $2 for children 12 and younger. 516-571-8010.

Carnival Celebration and Open House FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jun. 22, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Trinity Episcopal Church Roslyn Childcare Center, 1579 Northern Blvd., Bldg 1, Roslyn, NY
AGES: 3-5, Adult
WHAT: Visit this end-of-the-year carnival with live music and entertainment, games, and a pizza lunch.
WANT TO GO? 516-626-0293.

Cradle-Con: A Comic, Collectible & Pop Culture Con
WHEN: Jun. 23 - 24, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, NY
WHAT: It is a new opportunity for readers to meet and greet their favorite comic book creators, for collectors on the hunt for those elusive rare books and toys, and for cosplayers to show off some of their best work.
WANT TO GO? $20; $10 children. 516-572-4111.

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