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How well do you know Long Island's seasonal traditions?

Scrooge and company on Dickens Alley at the

Scrooge and company on Dickens Alley at the Charles Dickens Festival, on Dec. 3, 2011. (Credit: John Griffin)

Whether you've lived here all your life or are a recent transplant, you've surely taken notice of Long Island's annual traditions. From parades to street fairs and outdoor music fests, we certainly like our seasonal events! How much do you know about our local rituals?


Which public garden holds a summertime concert series called Picnic Pops?

April Wenk dances with her husband Norm Wenk

Photo credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz


What rock star-turned-reality-star holds the annual motorcycle Ride to Fight Hunger?

The ExploreLI Street Team had a fun time

Photo credit: X-Team


What street fair takes over the Freeport waterfront in June?


Photo credit: Steven Sunshine


What is the name of the East End outdoor music festival held every May?

Music festival (May 18, 2013).

Photo credit: John Roca


What is the name of Newsday's antique and custom car exhibition, held every May?

Newsday car show.

Photo credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.


What town celebrates the holidays with its annual Charles Dickens Festival?

Scrooge and company on Dickens Alley at the

Photo credit: John Griffin


What do the Polar Bears do on January 1st every year?


Which St. Patrick's Day parade is the oldest on Long Island?

The Amityville Highland Pipe Band performed in the

Photo credit: Tara Conry


Which park hosts the annual Spring Family Freshwater Fishing Festival every April?

The Spring Family Freshwater Fishing Festival

Photo credit: Long Island State Parks


Which flight squadron performs on even years at the Jones Beach air show on Memorial Day?

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