Memorial Day isn’t until Monday, May 29. However, the whole weekend leading up to it is jam-packed with tons of amazing events and activities that the whole family will enjoy. Here are some Memorial Day Weekend events that are fun, local and properly honor the historic significance of the holiday.
When people typically think of New York history, the city is most likely the first place that comes to mind. However, not many people know that Long Island has a storied history as well! If you would like to learn about our area’s past, check out these Long Island Historical Sites.
Whether you throw perfect strikes or can’t seem to get your ball out of the gutter, bowling is always an enjoyable time no matter how old you are. For an upcoming night out, grab your friends, reserve a couple of lanes and compete for bragging rights at these Long Island bowling alleys.
As a kid, there’s nothing better than a day off from school following a big snow storm. You can sleep late, play in the snow and drink endless cups of hot cocoa! You can also try out some of these insanely fun snow day activities that your kids are sure to enjoy.
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.
During the winter months, the bitter cold and snow can sometimes limit the activities or events that families can enjoy. However, here on Long Island, there are tons of fun things to do in winter that won’t break the bank.
The biggest football game of the year is coming up on February 5, with kickoff at 6:30 p.m. from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game will feature the NFC Champion (winner of Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons) against the AFC Champion (winner of Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots). Catch the action at a Super Bowl party happening on Long Island.
You’ve heard all about Montauk and the Hamptons, but how about Fire Island? This 31-mile long, beach bum paradise is comprised of two adjoining islands, several charming hamlets, and absolutely no roads, which means no cars and less noise. Fire Island has instead embraced a more laid-back, welcoming atmosphere. The active nightlife scene, acclaimed restaurants, friendly residents, and impeccable beaches have made Fire Island one of the nation’s most trendy summer destinations.
Coined The City By the Sea, Long Beach is home to more than thirty-three thousand residents that forged together as a community following Hurricane Sandy. Between Reynolds Channel in the north and 3.5 miles of untouched beaches in the south, Long Beach is much more than just sand and surf. Long Beach is known for their quality restaurants and bars, as well as a dedicated Parks & Recreation department that hosts tons of fun events with something for just about everyone. There are so many things to do in Long Beach NY this summer.
From beach trips to poolside lounging, there are plenty of relaxing ways to cool off in the summer sun. However, if you’re bored of laying around and fanning yourself, why not add some thrill to your chill? All Island has compiled a list of the best water parks in New York for you to check out.