6 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

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

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What: Montauk Seafood Festival 2016
Where: Montauk Marine Basin
When: Saturday, Sept. 10 – Sunday, Sept. 11, Noon
Why Go: Celebrate some of Long Island’s freshest bounty. In its fourth year now, the Montauk Food Festival will include more than 25 local vendors, live music, goldfish races and an ocean petting zoo. Go

North Fork

What: 10th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour
Where: Various locations
When: Sunday, Sept. 11, 10am
Why Go: Foodies, start saving room in your stomachs. Sample food, wine and artisanal fare from 20 participating locations, including Macari and Sang Lee Farms on a delicious self-guided tour. Go

Port Washington

What: 37th Annual Italian Festival
Where: North Hempstead Beach Park
When: Wednesday, Sept. 7 – Sunday, Sept. 11
Why Go: Benvenuto! The longest and oldest running Italian festival in Nassau County is ready to do it again this year, only bigger. Large tents will have traditional Italian fare along with live music and games. Go

Sag Harbor

What: Harborfest
Where: Main Street
When: Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday Sept. 11, 9am
Why Go: There’s a lobster roll eating contest, a clam chowder tasting and an arts & crafts fair at this annual two-day event to celebrate Sag Harbor’s marine history. Go


What: 7th Annual Benefit at The Boardy Barn
Where: 270 Montauk Hwy., Hampton Bays
When: Saturday, Sept. 10, 6pm
Why Go: Support the furry friends at Southampton Animal Shelter during a night of raffles, live music, cocktails and a buffet dinner. Go


What: The Oddball Comedy Festival
Where: Nikon Jones Beach Amphitheater
When: Saturday, Sept. 10, 5:15pm
Why Go: This side-splitting show is coming to the beach. John Oliver, Sebastian Maniscalco, Jeff Ross and SNL’s youngest cast member, Pete Davidson, are sure to keep you laughing all night. Go