Go West For 7 Can’t Miss Events

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. From the Gold Coast and the South Shore to Manhattan, these are the events you can’t miss. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using #LIPulseWeekends.


What: Pig Roast
Where: Bella Verde
When: Thursday, July 21, 7-11pm
Why Go: Start the weekend a day early by treating yourself to ribs, ham, pork loin and all the meat this pig roast has to offer. Unlimited beer, wine and soda are included with the purchase of each ticket. Go.


What: TAPPED Craft Beer Festival
Where: Barclay’s Center
When: Saturday, July 23, 12:30–3:30pm and 4:30–8pm
Why Go: Embrace New York City’s craft beer culture by sampling over 100 beers, wines and ciders. Go.

East Meadow

What: FRESH in the PARK
Where: Eisenhower Park
When: Saturday, July 23, 8pm
Why Go: Radio station FRESH 102.7 presents its annual free outdoor concert, featuring live performances by Lukas Graham, NEEDTOBREATHE and StanaJ. Go.


What: Long Island Summer Festival
Where: The Pennysaver Amphitheater
When: Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24
Why Go: Don’t miss this family-fun festival. With 150 local vendors, hot air balloon rides, a petting zoo and inflatable slides, your kids are in for a day of ear-to-ear smiles and endless entertainment. Go.


What: New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion
When: Friday, July 22 to Monday, July 25
Why Go: Shop from elite dealers of antique jewelry and merchandise, featuring renowned brands like Cartier, Tiffany’s, Harry Winston and many more. Go.

Old Bethpage

What: Tough Mudder
Where: Old Bethpage Restoration
When: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24
Why Go: Put your fitness to the test by participating in the annual Tough Mudder or Tough Mudder Half. The race is a combined run and team-oriented obstacle course with charitable partnerships in the US and Canada. Go.


What: Josh Groban
Where: Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
When: Friday, July 22, 7pm
Why Go: Hear your favorite serenades by the famous singer and actor at the hottest outdoor concert venue. Go.