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Long Island Fall Festivals 2013
Fall has arrived, which means delicious homemade pumpkin-based treats galore at harvest festivals on Long Island virtually every weekend through Thanksgiving.
Here’s a round up of the autumn celebrations across Nassau and Suffolk counties in the coming months. And same some pie for us!
Saturday, Sept. 28
Wildwood Fall Festival
Wildwood State Park, Hulse Landing Road, Wading River, 631 321-3510. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
$8 vehicle use fee. Attractions: FOOD, GAMES, SHOPPING, CRAFTS
Fish Hatchery Fall Festival
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A , Cold Spring Harbor, 516 692-6768. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $6 Adults, $4 Children/Seniors, Members Free.
Attractions: KIDS FISHING, PETTING ZOO, GAMES, FOOD
Lake Ronkonkoma Civic Fall Festival
Michael P. Murphy Beach, Lake Ronkonkoma, 631-588-5869. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Attractions: CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES, CRAFTS, FISHING FOOD, VENDORS
Long Island Naturally Environmental Fair
Manor Farm, 210 Manor Rd., Huntington, 516 938-6152. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Attractions: LIVE BAND: SOLAR PUNCH, EXHIBITS, GAMES, DEMONSTRATIONS
Grace Episcopal Church Merrick Road & Cedar Shore Road, Massapequa, 516-798-1122. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.
Attractions: FARMERS MARKET, CRAFTS, PETTING ZOO, RIDES, CHINESE AUCTION, RAFFLES, PUMPKIN PAINTING CENTER,
Harvest Day Fair
Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane Rogers Mansion, Southampton, 631-283-2494. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
Attractions: COSTUMED TRADE AND CRAFT PEOPLE, CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTORS,
Long Island Fair
Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. 516-572-8400. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $ 1
Attractions: OLD VILLAGE THEME, BOUNCE HOUSES
Merrick Street Fair
Merrick Chamber of Commerce, 1 Broadcast Plaza, Merrick. 516-442-6000. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Attractions: FOOD, GAMES, SHOPPING, CRAFTS
Craft and Fine Arts Fair
Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, 516 484-9338. Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $8 adults, $1 Senior discount Saturday only; children 12 and under are free; does not include Museum admission.
Attractions: OUTDOOR CRAFTS, ALPACA SHEARING, FOOD, GAMES
Sunday, Sept. 29
Southampton Antiques Fair
Southampton Historical Museums and Research Center, 159 Main St., Southampton, 631-283-2494. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.
Attractions: ANTIQUES, FURNITURE, JEWELRY, CERAMICS
Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point, 516-571-7901. 12 p.m.-5 p.m. $20 per car or $10 w/ annual pass.
Attractions: PETTING ZOO, HAYRIDES, FALL FOLIAGE VIEWING, FOOD
West Hempstead Street Fair
Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, 516-724-5966. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
Attractions: VENDONRS, FOOD, GAMES, CRAFTS
Friday, Oct. 4
Oktoberfest, Father Shanahan Hall, 666 Albin Ave., West Babylon, 631-747-0147. $25, includes German food, beer, music and dancing.
Thursday, Oct. 3-Sunday, Oct. 6
Heritage Trust Family Festival, 633 Mount Sinai Coram Rd., Mount Sinai, 631 499-6824. 6-10 p.m. Thursday, 6-11 p.m. Friday (FIREWORKS) 12-11 p.m. Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Sunday
Attractions: INTERNATIONAL FOOD, RIDES, GAMES
Saturday, Oct. 5-Sunday, Oct. 6
Oktoberfest, Eisenhower Park, Field 4, East Meadow. 516-572-0200 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Free.
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Suffolk County Farm and Education Center on Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, 631-852-5300. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 per person; children under 3 free.
Saturday, Oct. 5
West Islip American Legion Hall, 340 Union Blvd., West Islip, 631 669-0350 or 631-848-9077. 7-11 p.m. $35, includes Saurbraten Dinner, Beer, Wine, Soda, Coffee & Cake
Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, 631-283-2494. 2 p.m. Free.
Islip Grange, 10 Broadway Ave., Sayville, 631-224-5430. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Attractions: CARNIVAL, CRAFTS, APPLE COOKING CONTEST, MUSIC, PONY RIDES, SCARECROW CONTEST
Sunday, Oct. 6
Fall Festival at Sagtikos Manor, 677 Montauk Hwy., Bay Shore, 631-854-0939. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $7, free for ages 3 and younger.
Attractions: PETTING ZOO, GAMES, RIDES, CRAFTS, PONY RIDES(EXTRA FEE)
Friday, Oct. 11-Monday, Oct. 14
Long Island Fall Festival, Heckscher Park, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, 631-423-6100. 310 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday/Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday.
Attractions: RIDES, GAMES, FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT
Saturday, Oct. 12, Sunday, Oct. 13
Fall Harvest Festival, Mill Neck Manor, 40 Frost Mill Rd., Mill Neck, 516-922-4100. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $5 donation per vehicle.
Attractions: CHEESE HOUSE, FRESH APPLES, 50/50 RAFFLE, FOOD, GAMES
Nassau County Craft and Gift Show
School House Green, Foxhurst Road between Long Beach and Oceanside roads. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 516-442-6000
Attractions: CRAFTS & GIFTS
Port Jefferson American Music Festival
Port Jefferson Village, 631-331-0808. 1-6 p.m. Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Sunday. Free. $10 blue cruise 11 p.m. Saturday.
Attractions: OVER 35 PERFORMERS
Montauk Fall Festival
742 Montauk Highway, Montauk, 631-668-2428. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Attractions: FREE CAROUSEL, PONY RIDES, FOOD, FARMERS MARKET
Sunday, Oct. 13
Riverhead Country Fair, Main Street along Peconic River, 631 727-1215. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fees for rides and some activities.
Attractions: COMPETITIONS, RIDES, FARM ANIMALS,
Old Time Harvest Festival
Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., Setauket, 631-689-8172. 12 p.m.-4 p.m. $7 Adults, $6 seniors and children under 16
Attractions: LIVE MUSIC, HAYRIDES, PUMPKIN PICKING, CIDER MAKING
Saturday, Oct. 19-Sunday, Oct. 20
Nassau County Craft & Gift Fair, Cedar Creek Park, Merrick Road, Seaford, 516-442-6000. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Theodore Roosevelt Park, West End Ave., Oyster Bay, 516-628-1625. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday (FIREWORKS) 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Free.
Attractions: MANY FOODS, ARTS & CRAFTS, RIDES, EATING CONTEST, PIRATE SHOWS
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market, 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-523-6608. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3, children under 6 free
Saturday, Oct. 19
Art & Craft Fair, Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, 28265 Main Rd., Cutchogue, 631-734-6382., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
4755 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, 516-799-2023. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Concert 1130 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.
Attractions: FACE PAINTING, FOOD, CRAFTS, VENDORS, RAFFLES, MUSIC, FACE PAINTING
Center Moriches Fall Festival
Main Street Center, Moriches, 631-874-3849. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Attractions: RAFFLES, ARTISTS, PETTING ZOO
Fall Freshwater Fishing and Childern Festival
Hempstead Lake Park, Southern State Parkway, Exit 18, 516-766-1029. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $6 for anyone over 12.
Attractions: EXHIBITS, FISHING,
Sunday, Oct. 20
Harvest Festival, Long Island Maritime Museum, 86 West Ave., West Sayville, 631 HISTORY. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Rockville Centre Fall Festival
Rockville Centre Commuter Lot, Sunrise Highway and Long Beach Road, Rockville Centre, 631 724-5966. 11a.m.-6 p.m. Free.
Attractions: CRAFTS, FOOD, GAMES
Saturday, Oct. 26
Garden City Street Fair, 190 Seventh Street between Franklin and Hilton avenues, Garden City, 516-746-7724. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.
Attractions: TRAIN RIDES, MONEY CUBE, MUSIC, CRAFTS, FOOD
Sunday, Oct. 27
Harvest Festival, 118 West Broadway, Port Jefferson, 631-473-4724, 12 p.m.-dusk. Free.
Attractions: CHOWDER TASTING CONTEST, PUMPKIN DECORATING, PET PARADE at 2PM
Saturday, Nov. 2-Sunday, Nov. 3
Baldwin Fall Festival, Sunrise Highway and Railroad Ave., Baldwin, 631-724-5966. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.
Sunday, Nov. 3 & Sunday Nov. 10
Craft Show at Eisenhower Park, Merrick Ave. and Park Blvd. Field 8, East Meadow, 516-442-6000. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
Saturday, Nov. 9-Sunday, Nov. 10
Harvest Art and Craft Festival, St. Paul’s Field House, Garden City, 631 563-8551. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5, under 12 free.
Saturday, Nov. 16-Sunday, Nov. 17
Autumn Art and Crafts Festival, 200 Independence Plaza, Selden, 631-563-8551. $5, children under 12 free. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Nov. 24
Native American Fest, Garvies Point Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove, 516-571-8010. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5, Kids under 5 free.