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.

  • Family Freshwater Fishing Festival Belmont Lake State Park | North Babylon
    Sat. 4/11 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Featuring a variety of fishing activities, including open fishing, fishing instruction, fly casting demonstrations and ...

  • Manhasset Craft and Gift Spring Festival Manhasset, NY | Manhasset
    Sat. 4/11 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 4/12 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Featuring wood, jewelry, fiber, clothing, gift items, food and more. Held rain or shine in ...

  • East End Craft Beer Festival Hotel Indigo | Riverhead
    Fri. 4/17 7-11 p.m.
    Featuring the craft beers, wines, spirits, hops and local fare of Long Island's East End. ...

  • Volunteer Fair Roosevelt Hall, Farmingdale State College | Farmingdale
    Fri. 4/17 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    More than 60 non-profit agencies will host exhibits aimed at recruiting campus and off campus ...

  • Long Island Postcard Show Christ Lutheran Church of East Northport | East Northport
    Sat. 4/18 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Features dealers selling a wide selection of antique postcards, paper and ephemera items; refreshments available ...

  • Rockville Centre Railroad Station Spring Festiival Rockville Centre, NY | Rockville Centre
    Sat. 4/18 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 4/19 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Spring festival held on Sunrise Highway and Long Beach Road at the Rockville Centre Railroad ...

  • Green Arts EcoFair The Whaling Museum and Education Center | Cold Spring Harbor
    Sat. 4/18 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    In honor of Earth Day, celebrate nature and your love for the ocean with recycled ...

  • Spring Craft and Vendor Fair Farmingdale VFW Post 516 | South Farmingdale
    Sat. 4/18 Noon-4:30 p.m.
    Craft and vendor fair sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 516 and The ...

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    Freeport Gem and Mineral Show Freeport Recreation Center | Freeport
    Sat. 4/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 4/19 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 8/29 10 a.m.-5... Featuring dealers selling minerals, gems, jewelry, fossils, beads, goldsmith and silversmith, find meteorites and prehistoric ...

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    West Hills Day Camp Spring Carnival West Hills Day Camp | Huntington
    Sat. 4/18 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Spring carnival featuring face painting, balloon artist, local vendors, caricature artists, refreshments and more. ...