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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.

  • What's going on this weekend.

    Fireman's Carnival Harbor Island Park | Mamaroneck
    Sun. 7/5 7-10 p.m.
    The annual Fireman's Carnival runs over a week (Friday, June 26, through Sunday, July 5) ...

  • Vernacular Visions Nassau County Museum of Art | Roslyn Harbor
    Weekly: Sun. 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Tue. 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Wed. 11... Works by four contemporary Long Island artists: Susan Cushing of Southampton, Richard Gachot of Old ...

  • Film: Drawn from Nature Nassau County Museum of Art | Roslyn Harbor
    Weekly: Sun. 11 a.m.; Sat.Through Sun. 7/12. "Drawn from Nature" presents the dramatic life story of naturalist John James Audubon, an adventurer ...

  • IAM Pocket Sized Islip Art Museum | East Islip
    Weekly: Sun. Noon-4 p.m.; Thu. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;... Contemporary miniature works of art in all media (8"x8" maximum size without frame), with curator ...

  • Long Island Ducks vs. Somerset Patriots Bethpage Ballpark | Central Islip
    Sun. 7/5 5:05 p.m.; Fri. 7/17 6:35 p.m.; Sat. 7/18 6:35 p.m.; Sun. 7/19... Fireworks extravaganza on July 3 and 4, and family fun day on July 19 ...

  • Exhibit: Nature in Pop-Up Books South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center | Bridgehampton
    Daily. Through Sun. 7/12. Small exhibit of nature-themed pop-up books from The PopupLady's collection, viewable during museum hours ...

  • Beech Tree Concerts: Cross Island (Piano Trio) Old Westbury Gardens | Old Westbury
    Sun. 7/5 3 p.m.
    Beethoven, Faure, Cole Porter, others, with cellist Suzanne Mueller, pianist Elinor Abrams Zayas, and violinist ...

  • Sister Act Gateway Playhouse in Bellport | Bellport
    Weekly: Sun.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.Sat.Through Sat. 7/18. Musical by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, and Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, adapted from the Touchstone ...

  • The Music Man BroadHollow's BayWay Arts Center in East Islip | East Islip
    Sun. 7/5 2:30 p.m.; Wed. 7/8 2 p.m.; Fri. 7/10 8 p.m.; Sat. 7/11 8... Romantic musical comedy by Meredith Willson, set in River City, Iowa, centering around a fast-talking ...

  • Farmingdale Village Farmers Market Farmingdale Village Green | Farmingdale
    Weekly: Sun.Through Sun. 11/29. Expanded farmers market in Farmingdale Village on the Green; featuring local food artisans and vendors, ...

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