For years, Jones Beach has been the undisputed go-to hotspot for summer fun on the south shore of Long Island. One of the biggest reasons for this is the many incredible concerts put on every summer at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. Check out this guide to learn about this year’s concerts and how to spend a day at the beach leading up to them.
By the time the Academy Awards rolls around every year, most people either don’t know or forget about half of the nominated films. This year’s show will highlight critically-acclaimed movies like “La La Land” and “Hidden Figures.” Check out this Oscars 2017 nominations preview and try to see as many as you can in theaters before the big day.
A summertime essential for New Yorkers and especially Long Islanders is to catch one of the many Jones Beach concerts that take place all summer long at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh. With as many shows and artists as they host, there is sure to be a concert that fits just about anyone’s musical interests. Jones Beach concerts are the perfect summer activity for the whole family, a night out with friends, or even a date night.
The largest event in all of horse racing is quickly approaching. The Triple Crown is here! The Kentucky Derby will take place on May 7, the Preakness Stakes on May 21 and the Belmont Stakes will take place on June 11 right here on Long Island. To help you figure out where to watch the races, we’ve put together this guide.
Understandably, not everyone is a fan of the bone-chilling winter weather, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun a bit of fun during the year’s coldest season. There are plenty of activities, both indoors and outdoors that you just can’t do during the warm months. To keep yourself occupied as the days grow shorter and the weather grows colder, check out this list of things to do in the winter.
You’re never too old to dress up for Halloween. Whether you cut a few holes in a sheet and dress like a ghost or spend hours doing makeup and perfecting your outfit to impersonate your favorite movie character, dressing up is a longtime Halloween tradition. To keep you up to speed with the latest Halloween trends and remind you of some classics, we created this list of potential 2015 Halloween costumes.
You might think that in order to see a great show you’ll have to travel to the city. To be fair they do have some great events, but so does Nassau County. Long Island’s own Theatre at Westbury has some must-see events featuring awesome musicians, comedians, speakers and more! There are always Theatre at Westbury events, you just have to take the time to look. To make it easier, All Island Transportation has a list of some of the hottest events coming up. It’s also a great idea for some early Christmas presents! Explore what the events have to offer.
There are so many fantastic, free concerts going on around Long Island this summer, but isn’t it a pain to try to find information on them? It feels like every site has bits and pieces of information, but there’s no exhaustive list to be found. While we may have missed a concert here or there, we’ve compiled the closest thing you’ll find to a list of all free outdoor concerts in Nassau County parks and beaches through the end of July! If we missed any concerts, be sure to let us know on our Facebook page!