The Oyster Festival is the biggest event of the year on Long Island, traditionally drawing more than 200,000 people to the historic hamlet of Oyster Bay and its waterfront park. Admission is free, but planning your trip is a must. Here's the ultimate guide to help visitors navigate the annual outdoor event, Oct. 13 and 14 at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park.
GETTING THERE Train, car or boat
WHAT’S NEW VIP experience, beer and wine
WHAT TO EAT Something for everyone
FOR KIDS Petting zoo, pirates and more
THINGS TO DO Shuck and shop
LIVE MUSIC Tribute bands and dance parties
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Tips and tricks
35th ANNUAL OYSTER FESTIVAL
WHEN | WHERE 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, West End Avenue, Oyster Bay. Rain or shine.
INFO theoysterfestival.org, 516-628-1625