Everyone knows that the real holiday fun comes from all the events and get-togethers that happen throughout the month of December. Luckily, the towns around us have some of the best events running. Here are all the great ways that you can spend the holidays in New York.
The month of December is full of fun, family-friendly activities to get you in the holiday spirit. One of the season’s most cheerful festivities is a Christmas concert. Tired of hearing the same Christmas songs on the radio? Come out to one of these events and see holiday ballads done the right way: live.
On October 10, we celebrate 524 years since Christopher Columbus first discovered the New World. Most folks relish the holiday as a day off from work or school. Luckily, we’re compiled a list of events and activities happening this Columbus Day weekend on Long Island.
Always the last weekend of August, the Long Island Seafood Festival will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, August 27th-28th. This year, the festival turns 25 as it’s held on the grounds of the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville. Everywhere you look, there will be vendors, live music, arts & crafts, games, and all the fresh seafood that you could ever dream of. Bring your friends, bring your family, bring anyone you know and head on out to the Long Island Seafood Festival the last weekend in August.
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.
Being a dad is all about doing what’s best for your kids. Now, it’s time for the kids to return the favor. This year, there are tons of Father’s Day events on Long Island that you can bring dad to and give him an experience that will truly let him know how much he means to you. Just follow this guide and you’re sure to find an event that your father is sure to love.
Long Island is home to some world-class concert venues that have hosted some of the biggest names in music. From outdoor, waterfront shows at Jones Beach Theater to performances at the spectacular Paramount, your guide to Long Island concerts in the spring of 2016 is here!
Long Island Restaurant Week is fast approaching! From April 17 until April 24, fantastic restaurants all over the island will offer incredible three-course, prix-fixe dinners for just $27.95 per person. We’ve showcased a few of our favorites below!
From the beginning of the summer until the fall, you’ll find farmers markets sprouting up across Long Island. Full of local produce and artisanal foods you’d be hard-pressed to find elsewhere, these Long Island farmers markets are always worth a visit.
On August 15 and 16, the Tough Mudder run will be set up on Long Island for the first time. If you’re ready to get your hands dirty as you put both your physical fitness and teamwork skills to the test, head on over to Old Bethpage for a day filled with mud, fun and outrageous obstacles!