Fall Festivals

Harvest and Seafood Festival
September 12 & 13, 11am-5pm
Captree State Park, Babylon
(631) 321-3510

Get in touch with your seafaring side with Long Island seafood, music, boat rides and crab races. Fee $6 per car load for adults.

2nd Annual Long Island Pirate Festival
September 19, 10am-8pm, September 20, 10am-5pm
Bald Hill, Farmingville
(631) 375-7451

Throw on a bandana and one big hoop earring and experience pirate culture with music, vendors and costume contests. Fee $10 per person, children under 5 are free. Proceeds go to John T. Mather’s Lymphedema Center.

Kite Festival
September 19, 10am-4pm
Long Island Maritime Museum, West Sayville
(631) 447-8679

Create your own kite and participate in a kite-flying contest for prizes. Fee $2 per person.

Maritime Festival
September 19 & 20, 11am-5pm
Village of Greenport
(631) 477-2100

Kicking off the weekend with a parade on Saturday at noon, kids can enjoy Captain Kid’s alley, arts and crafts, boat races and dancing.

Long Island Apple Festival
September 20, 11am-4pm
Sherwood-Jayne House, 55 Old Post Rd, East Setauket
(631) 692-664

A chance to visit historic times with colonial games and pony rides. Learn colonial cooking styles from a food historian and enjoy traditional music. Admission: $6 adults, $4 seniors and children 2-12.

Long Island International Arts Festival
September 26, 6am-2pm, September 27, 6am-1pm
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow
(631) 421-1590

Enjoy the art styles of over 200 original sculptures and paintings, as well as clothing and jewelry.

The Long Island Fall Festival
October 9, 6-10pm, October 10, 11am-10pm, October 11, 11am-10pm, October 12, 11am-5pm Heckscher Park, Huntington Village
(631) 423-6100

Be a part of one of the biggest festivals on the Island. The weekend includes band performances every hour with Push Play on Friday night, rides for the kids and plenty of vendors.

26th Annual Oyster Festival
October 17, 6:30-10:30pm, October 18, 11am-7pm, October 19, 11am-6pm
Waterfront at Theodore Roosevelt Park, Oyster Bay
(516) 628-1625

This festival on the water includes a plethora of seafood from local vendors, thrill rides (Friday only), a firework display on Saturday night, and boat races on Saturday and Sunday.