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Fairs and festivals on Long Island

Burt Fernandez, 33, founder of the Fire Island

(Credit: Fran Berkman)

Even though we typically drive everywhere, Long Islanders love to hit the streets when it's time to party!

The good news is there's no shortage of fairs and festivals on Long Island. Here's where to find fun on the street this year.

  • New York AutoFest Hilton Cruise-In Hilton Long Island/Huntington Hotel | Melville
    Weekly: Tue. 5-9 p.m.Through Tue. 10/24. Car show held weekly on Tuesdays through Oct. 24 ...

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    Greek Festival Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption | Port Jefferson
    Thu. 8/24 5-10 p.m.; Fri. 8/25 5-11 p.m.; Sat. 8/26 1-11 p.m.; Sun.... Homemade food, pastries, live music, dancing, vendors, children's activities, church tours, and fireworks. Fireworks at ...

  • New York AutoFest Friday Night Midsummer Night's Cruise-In Charles E. Ransom Beach | Bayville
    Weekly: Fri. 5:30-9 p.m.Through Fri. 10/27. Collector car cruise-in, bring your collector car or come see those on display; held weekly ...

  • Vendors make zeppoles at the Mother Cabrini Feast

    Mother Cabrini Italian Feast Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood-Grant Campus | Brentwood
    Fri. 8/25 6 p.m.; Sat. 8/26 4 p.m.; Sun. 8/27 4 p.m.; Wed. 8/30 6 p.m.;... Rides, food, entertainment. Fireworks on the first Saturday and Labor Day ...

  • Arts In The Plaza Long Beach, NY | Long Beach
    Weekly: Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Through Sat. 10/21. Excluded dates: Sat. 10/14. Handcrafted art, live music, children's art station and cultural performances; held at Kennedy Plaza. Held ...

  • Riverhead Railroad Festival Family Fun Days Railroad Museum of Long Island (Riverhead) | Riverhead
    Sat. 8/26 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 8/27 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Family fun days features "O" gauge historic Lionel train layout, in addition to Diesel 1556, ...

  • Arts Fair Wyandanch, NY | Wyandanch
    Sat. 8/26 Noon-1 p.m.
    Featuring music, dance, arts and crafts, food trucks and more; held at Wyandanch Transit Plaza, ...

  • Farmer Fred leads a watermelon eating contest.

    Watermelon Festival Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard | Mattituck
    Sat. 8/26 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 8/27 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Watermelon eating contests!, watermelon rolling relays, seed spitting challenges, live music ...

  • Arts, Crafts and Gift Fair Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center | Hampton Bays
    Sat. 8/26 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Arts, crafts, and gift fair for Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center. Rain date Aug. 27 ...

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    Seafood Festival Long Island Maritime Museum | West Sayville
    Sat. 8/26 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 8/27 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Celebrates regions of oysters, clams and seafood traditions along with live performances, exhibits and arts ...

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