World-class dance from an array of styles is performed on...

World-class dance from an array of styles is performed on a stage on the picturesque Great South Bay in the Fire Island Pines.  Credit: Matthew Murphy

Festival season has arrived. Plan your summer with our calendar. 

Event details are subject to change due to weather conditions. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.

July

JULY 17: PARK AFTER DARK

Park Boulevard and Front Street, Massapequa Park

Live music, outdoor dining and spirits, food trucks and more. Fee Free. Time 5-9 p.m. More info 516-644-5615, lifairs.com.

JULY 16-20: FIREMAN’S FAIR

Stimson School, 401 Oakwood Rd., Huntington Station

The Fireman's Fair returns to Huntington Station this summer.

The Fireman's Fair returns to Huntington Station this summer.

Amusement rides, games, live musical entertainment; parade 7:30 p.m. July 17, starts at Jefferson Primary School, 253 Oakwood Rd., ends at Henry L. Stimson Middle School; fireworks July 17, 19, 20. Fee Free, $40 pay-one-price rides. Time 6-11 p.m. July 16-18, 6 p.m.-midnight July 19, 5 p.m.-midnight July 20. More info 631-427-1629, ext. 4.

JULY 18-27: STONY BROOK FILM FESTIVAL

Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook

Independent features, documentaries and shorts, Question and answer sessions with filmmakers, receptions. Fee Passes and individual tickets available. More info 631-632-2787, stonybrookfilmfestival.com.

JULY 19-20: MACARONI & CHEESE FEST

 Plattduetsche Park Biergarten, 1132 Hempstead Tpke, Franklin Square

Macaroni and cheese will be available in many forms. Fee $5 cover charge. Time 6-11 p.m. More info 516-354-3131, parkrestaurant.com.

JULY 18-21: GREAT SOUTH BAY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Shorefront Park, Rider Ave. and Smith St., Patchogue

The Great South Bay Music Festival brings more than 65...

The Great South Bay Music Festival brings more than 65 performers to Patchogue for a weekend of fun. Credit: Howard Simmons

More than 65 performers on four stages, performing classic and contemporary rock, punk, Indy, jam-band, reggae and funk genres; children’s concert July 20-21, craft beer and wine tents, artisan and craft market, food court and more. Fee $72.68-$85.57 ($137.11-$188.66 VIP) Time 4-10 p.m. July 18, 4-11 p.m. July 19, 1-11 p.m. July 20, 2-10 p.m. July 21. More info 631-331-0808, greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com.

JULY 20-21: LONG BEACH ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW

Long Beach Boardwalk, Boardwalk, Long Beach

More than 200 arts and crafts vendors featuring jewelry, clothing, home décor, paintings, photography, food vendors and more. Fee Free. Time 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More info 516-431-3890, longbeachny.gov/artsandcrafts

JULY 20: FINE ART AND CRAFTS FAIR

Old Town Arts and Crafts Guild, 28265 Main Rd. (Route 25), Cutchogue

Original paintings and prints, photography, pottery, handmade crafts, china and glassware. Fee Free. Time 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; rain date: July 21. More info 631-734-6382, oldtownartsguild.org.

JULY 20-21: DANCERS RESPONDING TO AIDS: FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL

Fire Island Pines

Prepare to be swept off your feet by the footwork at the Fire Island Dance Festival. Credit: Scott Shaw; Matthew Murphy; Nina Wurtzel

Weekend of dance featuring a diverse lineup of acclaimed companies and choreographers performing on a waterfront stage. Fee $195 and up, all levels include cocktail reception. Time 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 20, 5 p.m. July 21. More info 212-840-0770 ext. 229 dradance.org.

JULY 21: ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Sagtikos Manor, 677 W. Montauk Hwy., Bay Shore

This 1929 Marquette won first place at the 2014 Antique...

This 1929 Marquette won first place at the 2014 Antique and Classic Car Show at the Sagtikos Manor in Bay Shore. Credit: Newsday

Antique and classic cars on display. Fee $5, $3 seniors and ages 5-15. Time 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; rain date: July 28. More info 631-854-0939, sagtikosmanor.org.

JULY 21: HUNTINGTON INDEPENDENCE DAY

Colonial Arsenal Museum, 425 Park Ave., Huntington

Colonial history fans can see a re-enactment of the arrival...

Colonial history fans can see a re-enactment of the arrival of the Declaration of Independence to Huntington in 1776 at the historic Huntington Arsenal. Credit: Newsday/David L. Pokress

Re-enactment of the 1776 events in the Town of Huntington. Musket and cannon drills, practice musket drills for children, period craft, cooking demonstrations and tours of the Arsenal. Fee Free. Time Noon-5 p.m.; rain date: Aug. 4. More info 631-223-8017, huntingtonmilitia.com.

JULY 25-28: FEAST OF ST. ROCCO

Church of St. Rocco, 18 Third St., Glen Cove

Kevin Monahan makes sausage and pepper sandwiches at the Feast...

Kevin Monahan makes sausage and pepper sandwiches at the Feast of St. Rocco in Glen Cove in 2022. Credit: Linda Rosier

Rides, games, food, live music. Sunday is the traditional procession of the patron Saint Rocco through the streets of Glen Cove following the 10:15 a.m. Mass; the feast follows the procession of the saint back to the church. Fee Free, pay-one-price rides. Time 6-11 p.m. July 25-26, 3-11 p.m. July 27, 2-9 p.m. July 28. More info 631-499-6824, newtonshows.com. 

JULY 27-28: SUMMER ANTIQUES, FINE ART AND CRAFT FAIR

Southold Historical Society, 55200 Route 25 (Main Road and Maple Lane), Southold

Fine art, photography, antiques, silver, jewelry, pottery, handmade crafts, glassware, wood items, hand-knit and crocheted items, collectibles, vintage treasures. Fee $5. Time 9 a.m.-5 p.m. More info 631-734-6382, oldtownartsguild.org.

JULY 27-28: MINERAL, GEM, JEWELRY AND FOSSIL SHOW

Mattituck-Cutchogue Junior/Senior High School, 15125 Main Rd., Mattituck

More than 30 vendors displaying minerals, gemstones, bead jewelry, fine jewelry, fossils, meteorites and more from around the world, as well as geology exhibits, jewelry repair, geode cracking, beads and supplies and a geology scavenger hunt; refreshments available. Fee $6 ages 12 and older, $8 for 2-day pass.  Time 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More info limineralandgeology.com.

JULY 27: LOBSTERFEST

Veterans Memorial Park, Mattituck

Lobster or steak dinner with side dishes, presented by the Rotary Clubs of Southold and Greenport, register. Fee $60, $70 fest day; $10 kids' meal. Time 5-9:30 p.m. More info 631-765-1061, rotarylobsterfest2024.com.

AUG. 2: PATCHOGUE FAMILY FUN CIRCUS ON MAIN

East Main Street between Ocean and Maple avenues, Patchogue

Family activities for all ages including face painting, train rides, balloons, music and vendors. Fee Free. Time 5-9 p.m. More info 631-207-1000, patchogue.com.

AUG. 2-4: SAYVILLE SUMMERFEST

Gillette Park, Gillette Ave., Sayville

Rides, numerous stages with live music, art exhibits, food vendors, car show on Aug. 4 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.), beer and wine tent. Fee Free, fee for rides and food. Time 5-10 p.m. Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 4. More info 631-567-5257, greatersayvillechamber.com.

AUG. 3: FINE ART AND CRAFTS FAIR

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council’s Village Green, off Main Road, Cutchogue

Fine art paintings, crafts, photography, jewelry, pottery, handmade wood and metal items, collectibles, books, quilted, knitted and crocheted items, silver, vintage treasures. Fee $3. Time 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; rain date: Aug. 4. More info 631-734-6382, oldtownartsguild.org.

AUG 3: GARVIES POINT MUSEUM DAY

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove

Kids can uncover fossils at Dinosaur Daze at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve...

Kids can uncover fossils at Dinosaur Daze at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve in Glen Cove. Credit: Barry Sloan

Nature programs, live animals and crafts. Fee $5. Time 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More info 516-571-8010, garviespointmuseum.com.

AUG. 3-4: MARY O. FRITCHIE JURIED FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW

Great Lawn, Main Street and Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach

631-288-3337, westhamptonchamber.org. Outdoor fine art juried event, over 50 exhibitors. Fee Free. Time 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 4. More info 631-288-3337, westhamptonchamber.org

AUG. 7: COMMUNITY FUNFEST

Mitchell Park, 115 Front St., Greenport

Demonstrations, police vehicles, K-9 police corps, giveaways and more. Fee Free. Time 10 a.m.-noon. More info 516-459-9141, pauldrumlifeexperienceproject.org.

AUG. 7, 14, 21, 28: KIDFEST

John Drew Theater, Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton

A wide array of programs for kids, including dance, music, magic, bubbles, art workshops and more. See website for full schedule. Fee Varies. Time 5-6 p.m. More info 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

AUG. 9: ALIVE ON 25

Downtown Riverhead, Main St., Riverhead

Head to Main Street in Riverhead and enjoy a lineup...

Head to Main Street in Riverhead and enjoy a lineup of outdoor music and entertainment as part of Alive on 25 through August.  Credit: Diane Tucci

Summer street festival on Main Street, multiple stages of live music, car show, food, local craft beer and wine, artists, street vendors and family fun zone. Fee Free. Time 5-9:30 p.m.; rain date: Aug. 23. More info 631-440-1350, downtownriverhead.org/alive-on-25.

AUG. 7-10: HOLY FAMILY CHURCH PARISH FESTIVAL

Holy Family Church, 17 Fordham Ave., Hicksville

Rides, games, food, beer and wine garden and casino. Fee Free, fee for food and rides. Time 6-10 p.m. Aug. 7-8, 6-11 p.m. Aug. 9-10. More info 516-938-3846, festival.holyfamilyparishny.org.

AUG. 9-11: LONG ISLAND RETRO GAMING EXPO

NYCB Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City

The annual Long Island Retro Gaming Expo held at the Cradle...

The annual Long Island Retro Gaming Expo held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City. Credit: DanielGoodrich

Vendors, panel discussions, tabletop gaming, costumes, tournaments. Fee $33-$41, $17-$22 ages 5-12, $75 family of 4. Time 4-10 p.m. Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11. More info 516-572-4111, liretro.com.

AUG. 10-11: MONTAUK HISTORICAL SOCIETY CRAFT FAIR

Second House Museum, 12 Second House Rd., Montauk

Artwork, crafts, food, clothing, home and garden wares and live acoustic music. Fee Free. Time 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11. More info 631-668-5340, montaukhistoricalsociety.org.

AUG. 10-11: PAUMANAUKE NATIVE AMERICAN POW WOW

Tanner Park, Kerrigan Rd., Copiague

Luis Salinas from Mexico City performs Aztec "Dance of the...

Luis Salinas from Mexico City performs Aztec "Dance of the Four Points" at Paumanauke pow wow at Tanner Park in Copiague in August 2022. Credit: Morgan Campbell

Traditional and Aztec dancers, drums, traditional food, dance competitions; bring chairs, no alcohol. Fee $10; $5 ages 12-16 and 60 and older. Time 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11. More info 631-587-3696, paumanauke.org, babylonarts.org.

AUG. 11: SUNDAY ART IN THE PARK FESTIVAL

Northport Village Park, Main Street, Northport

Art vendors, dance performances, music and poetry readings. Fee Free. Time 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More info northportarts.org.

AUG. 14-18: FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION

St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School, 101 Maple Ave., Westbury

There'll be games, rides and plenty of Italian food at...

There'll be games, rides and plenty of Italian food at the Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. Credit: Handout

Italian food and entertainment, rides, games, vendors, fireworks and more. Fee Free. Time 6-10 p.m. More info 516-790-1811, stbolh.org.

AUG. 15-18: SS CYRIL & METHODIUS PARISH FAMILY FESTIVAL

Ss. Cyril & Methodius Roman Catholic Church, 125 Half Hollow Rd., Deer Park

Rides, games, food and children’s magic show (Aug. 18). Fee Free. Time 6-10 p.m. Aug. 15-16, 5-10 p.m. Aug. 17, 2-8 p.m. Aug. 18. More info 631-499-6824, newtonshows.com.

AUG. 15-18: ST. JOSEPH’S PARISH FAMILY FESTIVAL

St. Joseph’s Church, 59 Church St., Kings Park

Rides, games, entertainment, food and fireworks (Aug. 16). Fee Free, pay-one-price rides. Time 6-10 p.m. Aug. 15, 18, 6-11 p.m. Aug. 16-17. More info 631-499-6824, newtonshows.com.

AUG. 17: SUMMER ANTIQUES, FINE ART AND CRAFTS FAIR

On the Bay at Mattituck Park District, 11280 Great Peconic Bay Blvd., Mattituck

Fine art, photography, antiques, silver, jewelry, pottery, handmade crafts, glassware, wood items, hand-knit and crocheted items, collectibles, vintage treasures. Fee $2. Time 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; rain date: Aug. 18. More info 631-734-6382, oldtownartsguild.org.

AUG. 17: LONG ISLAND BLUEGRASS & ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Tanner Park, Kerrigan Rd., Copiague

A crowd enjoys the Long Island Bluegrass and Roots Music...

A crowd enjoys the Long Island Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival in Copiague in 2023. Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Traditional bluegrass, Americana and roots music, workshops, vendors, food, raffles; bring chairs; no outside alcohol, no pets. Fee $20, $15 ages 12-16 and 60 and older. Time Noon-7 p.m. More info 631-587-3696, libluegrassfestival.org, babylonarts.org.