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: Seaport Music Festival
Where: South Street Seaport
When: Sept. 7-Sept. 10, various hours
Why Go: Back for the 15th year, the Seaport Music Festival hosts some of the best acts in indie music from around the globe. Gorgeous views and a big crowd are also guaranteed. Click to go


What: Patchogue Farmers Market
Where: Patchogue, West of Route 112 on Montauk Highway
When: Fridays until Nov. 17, 8am-1pm
Why Go: Summer is ending, but that doesn’t mean farmers markets are packing up. Enjoy options of local fresh fruits and vegetables this weekend and through the fall. Click to go


What: North Fork TV Festival
Where: Greenport Theater
When: Thursday, Sept. 7-Friday, Sept. 9
Why Go: Enjoy an interactive television experience. Screen never-before-seen television episodes and pick the brains of creators and actors during Q&A sessions. Actor Chris Noth will also receive the inaugural Canopy Award on Friday. Click to go


What: Give Back at Challenge Escape Rooms
Where: Challenge Escape Rooms (40-18 Bell Blvd)
When: Friday, Sept. 6-Sunday. Sept. 10
Why Go: Escape rooms have become a popular activity to enjoy with family or friends. This weekend your fun night out is also a fundraiser—Challenge Escape Rooms, Bayside is donating $10 for every ticket purchased to the American Red Cross in order to support those affect by Hurricane Harvey. Click to go

Hampton Bays

What: 8th Annual Benefit at the Boardy Barn
Where: 270 W. Montauk Highway
When: Saturday, Sept. 9, 6-10pm
Why Go: One of Long Island’s most infamous venues gets an adorable makeover for a night for this annual event to benefit the Southampton Animal Shelter. There will be a buffet dinner, cash bar, raffles and of course, plenty of music.  Click to go

Sag Harbor

What: Harborfest
Where: Various locations in Sag Harbor
When: Saturday, Sept. 9, 9am-8pm and Sunday, Sept. 10, 8am-8:30pm
Why Go: Harborfest is two jam-packed days of activities ranging from clam chowder and corn shucking contests, to arts and crafts and museum tours. Such a variety of offerings begs one question: why not go? Click to go


What: Educational Vineyard Walk
Where: Martha Clara Vineyards
When: Sunday, Sept. 10, 10:45am
Why Go: Wine lovers rejoice! Martha Clara Vineyards is offering an educational vineyard walk where visitors will learn about the history of the vineyard, the wine making process and what is seasonally happening in the vineyard. The educational walk also includes a tasting. Reservations are required. Click to go

East Hampton

What: Poetry Pairs with Stephen Dunn and Jill Bialosky
Where: Guild Hall
When: Sunday, Sept. 10, 3pm
Why Go: Calling all lovers of poetry. Acclaimed poets, Stephen Dunn and Jill Bialosky, will read from their works at this free event. Reservations required. Click to go