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.

  • Pumpkin Patch Festival Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Levittown | Levittown
    Weekly: Sun. Noon-7 p.m.; Mon. Noon-7 p.m.; Tue. Noon-7 p.m.; Wed.... Pumpkin picking, storytelling, face-painting, entertainment and food ...

  • Fall Festival Hicks Nurseries | Westbury
    Daily: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.Through Sun. 10/30. Hayrides (until 4 p.m.), live animals, pumpkins and the animated story display; roasted corn, popcorn ...

  • Patchogue Arts Festival: Global Local Patchogue, NY | Patchogue
    Daily. Through Mon. 10/31. A month-long festival held in downtown Patchogue that will showcase visual art, public sculpture, cinema, ...

  • RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns Old Westbury Gardens | Old Westbury
    Thu. 10/27 6:30-10 p.m.; Fri. 10/28 7-10:30 p.m.; Sat. 10/29 7-10:30... Over 5,000 hand-carved and illuminated Jack-o'-lanterns light up the night, features the work of dozens ...

  • Halloween Costume Party with New Life Crisis Martha Clara Vineyards | Riverhead
    Fri. 10/28 7-10 p.m.
    Halloween costume dance party. New Life Crisis performs originals and puts their own spin on ...

  • Fall Festival Our Savior's Lutheran Church | Glen Head
    Fri. 10/28 4-8 p.m.; Sat. 10/29 Noon-6 p.m.
    White elephant sale, crafts, toys, kid's activities, holiday items, bake sale. Donations will benefit the ...

  • NY Autofest Midsummer Nights Dream Cruise-In Charles E. Ransom Beach | Bayville
    Weekly: Fri. 5:30-9 p.m.Through Fri. 10/28. Collector car cruise-in, bring your collector car or come see those on display ...

  • Barkfest Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater of Eisenhower Park | East Meadow
    Sat. 10/29 1-4 p.m.
    Shelter with adoptable animals, many rescues, pet parade at 2:30 p.m. followed by a costume ...

  • Bats, Barnacles and Broomsticks - Halloween Party Long Island Aquarium | Riverhead
    Sat. 10/29 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Trick or treat throughout the aquarium, check out the haunted house, and vendor tables. Children ...

  • Arts In The Plaza Long Beach, NY | Long Beach
    Weekly: Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Through Sat. 10/29. Weekly art festival featuring handcrafted art and crafts by Long Island Artists, live music, children's ...

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