2010 Summer Street Festivals

Port Washington HarborFest 2010 Craft Fair June 6 (Sunday)
(516) 944-5387, Main St at Shore Rd,
Port Washington

20th year of HarborFest, 15th year for the craft fair. Variety of events held on the Port Washington town dock: Cruises on the Bay, Rides on Wells Fargo Stagecoach, Model Boat Regatta, Nautical Museum Exhibit, Children’s Fun Park and more. Expect between 90 to 100 vendors with homemade clothing, jewelry, ceramics, carved wood art and other assorted gift items.

10th Annual Arts Festival by the Bay
June 13 (Sunday)
(631) 665-7003, Main St, Bay Shore

Performing arts extravaganza presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Bay Shore.

Model “A” Ford Day
June 13 (Sunday)
(516) 572-8400, Round Swamp Rd (Old Bethpage Village Restoration), Old Bethpage

Historic Model “A” Fords on display on the Village Restoration fairgrounds. Run by the Model A Ford Club of Long Island.

56th Annual Mattituck Strawberry Festival & Country Fair
June 18-20 (Friday-Sunday)
(631) 298-2222, CR 48 (Strawberry Fields Fairgrounds), Mattituck

Strawberries! For three entire days! Fundraiser hosted by the Mattituck Lions Club, with strawberry shortcake, “virgin” daiquiris and chocolate-dipped treats for sale. One berry-induced coma, coming right up.

32th Annual Thunderbird
American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow
July 23-25 (Friday-Sunday)
(718) 347-3246, Little Neck Parkway (Queens County Farm Museum), Floral Park

County Farm Museum), Floral Park
New York City’s oldest/largest pow-wow. Over 40 Indian nations will be represented at the three-day event held on the Queens County Farm grounds. Native American art, crafts, food, dance competitions, games and more.

East End GreenFest
July 24-25 (Saturday-Sunday)
(631) 734-5894, CR 48 (Strawberry Fields Fairgrounds), Mattituck

Learn about the latest in clean, green living. Organic and natural products, wineries, food, earth-friendly fashion and more.

31st Annual Sayville Summerfest
August 6-8 (Friday-Sunday)
(631) 567-5257, Gillette Ave (Gillette Park), Sayville

Three-day activity-thon (see: international foodfest, classic car show, four-mile run, health and safety fair, sports and leisure expo, etc.) held at Gillette Park and its surrounding area.

30th Annual Paumanauke Pow-Wow and Native American Living Arts Festival
August 14-15, 2010 (Saturday-Sunday)
(631) 587-3696, 200 East Sunrise Highway (Babylon Town Hall), Lindenhurst

Promoting the preservation of Native American cultural heritage on Long Island. Traditional Native American dancing, food, contests, guest speakers, craft vendors and more.

19th Seafood Festival & Craft Fair
August 28-29, 2010
(631) 447-8679, West Ave (Maritime Museum), West Sayville

Two-day fundraising festival held on the Long Island Maritime Museum grounds. Indoor/Outdoor museum exhibits, local music, nautical arts and crafts, and of course, fresh seafood!

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Niko Krommydas has written for Tasting Table, BeerAdvocate, Munchies, and First We Feast. He is editor of Craft Beer New York, an app for the iPhone, and a columnist for Yankee Brew News. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.