8 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

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


What: Picnic & Polo
Where: Bethpage State Park
When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 2pm
Why Go: Send summer off in style at Pulse‘s annual September cover party. Light fare and cocktails will be served and there’s a prize in store for the attendee with the most stylish big hat. Go


What: New York Mets vs. Minnesota Twins
Where: Citi Field
When: Friday, Sept. 16, 7pm
Why Go: Experience baseball first hand and watch as the New York Mets take on the Minnesota Twins. Go


What: Greenlawn Centerport Historical Association Pickle Festival
Where: John Gardiner Farm
When: Saturday, Sept. 17, 10am-4pm
Why Go: Ride on the restored Lollipop Farm Train at the 37th Annual Pickle Festival, which also features 100 barrels of pickles, locally roasted corn, hay rides and antique cars and trucks. Go

New Hyde Park

What: Village of New Hyde Park Street Fair
Where: Jericho Turnpike
When: Saturday, Sept. 17, 10am-4:30pm
Why Go: Hundreds of sidewalk participants, including merchants, charities and service groups, are sure to make this event a crowd pleaser. Go

The Hamptons

What: Dream Extreme
Where: Various locations
When: Saturday, Sept. 17
Why Go: Enjoy a beachside bash and participate in kiteboarding and stand up paddle boarding clinics in support of women and children impacted by domestic violence. After hitting the waves, wind down with yoga and massages then dance the night away at the evening dinner party, featuring an awards ceremony and auction. Go


What: Sparkling Pointe Local Oyster Showcase
Where: Sparkling Pointe Vineyards Winery
When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 2pm-5pm
Why Go: Take in an afternoon filled with live jazz music, locally farmed and prepared oysters and awarding winning sparkling wines. Go


What: Live music with Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks
Where: Zum Schneider
When: Saturday, Sept. 17, 9pm
Why Go: Celebrate summer one last time with Gene and the band, a Long Island favorite since the 1990s. Go


What: Southampton Antique Fair
Where: Grounds of the Rogers Mansion
When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 9am-3pm
Why Go: Browse through various classic items and collectables from furniture and ceramics to jewelry and vintage clothing at this event organized by the Southampton Historical Museum. Go

Westhampton Beach

What: Race for a Reason
Where: Village Green
When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 9am
Why Go: Enjoy music and food and participate in a 5K race that runs along Dune Road to raise funds for East End Elementary School students. Go